Baltimore - Washington Airport (BWI)

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Baltimore Airport (IATA: BWI, ICAO: KBWI, FAA LID: BWI), also known as Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport or BWI Airport, is the largest airport serving Baltimore - Washington Metropolitan area in the United States. The airport is located 10 miles (14 km) south of Baltimore and 32 miles northeast of Washington DC.

Baltimore - Washington International Airport (IATA: BWI) is the largest airport serving Baltimore.
Baltimore - Washington International Airport (IATA: BWI) is the largest airport serving Baltimore.
The airport is located 16 kilometres south of Baltimore.
The airport is located 14 kilometres south of Baltimore.
BWI Airport served 23,8 Million passengers in 2015.
BWI Airport served 26,3 Million passengers in 2017.
There is only one terminal building in Baltimore Airport, divided in five concourses.
There is only one terminal building in Baltimore Airport, divided in five concourses.
The airport is a focus city for Southwest Airlines.
The airport is a focus city for Southwest Airlines.
It is the busiest airport in Maryland, which handles more traffic than all airport in Washington and Philadelphia. In fact, in 2016, beat the milestone of 25.1 million passengers, an increase of 5.45% compared to the previous year The airport has been ranked as one of the best airports in the world of its size and has been recognized as an airport with a really good service quality.
The top 5 destinations from Baltimore Airport are U.S. cities/airports, being the following ones: Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Boston, and Charlotte. In 2017 the airport handled 26,369,411 million passengers, a 5.45% increase compared to the previous year. The 26.3M number of passengers ranks the airport as the 75th busiest airport worldwide and the 32rd busiest airport in North America.


Terminals at Baltimore Airport

Baltimore Airport has a single main terminal that handles international and domestic flights.


The terminal has 5 concourses: A, B, C, D, E, and the main building has two levels.


See below the gates distribution according to the Concourses:


Concourse A and B: Gates A1-A15, B1-B15


Concourse C: Gates C1-C14.


Concourse D: Gates D1-D29.


Concourse E - International Terminal: Gates E1-E8.


To get more information, please, visit the Terminal online page.



Baltimore Airport in numbers

- Located 10 miles south Baltimore

- Located 32 miles south Washington DC

- In 2017 handled more than 26M passengers

- It is the 23th busiest airport in US

- It is the 75th busiest airport worldwide

- 1 Main Terminal

- 5 Concourses

Inter-terminal transportation


There is no need to take a shuttle between the Main Terminal and Concourses.


For arriving international passengers, from Concourse E, please proceed to take a shuttle to get to the Main Terminal.


The BWI Courtesy Shuttles is a free and high-frequency mean of transportation to move between different locations around BWI Airport.


See below all the available shuttles at BWI Airport:


- Parking Shuttle: Between the Main Terminal and the Long-Term A, B and the daily garage. Frequency: 5-10 minutes.


- Amtrak / MARC Shuttle: Between the Main Terminal and Amtrak/MARC Station. Frequency: 6-8 minutes.


- Consolidated Rental Car Facility Shuttle: To pick up and drop off rental cars, this shuttle travels between the Main Terminal to the Car Rental Facility. Frequency: 5-10 minutes

Transport BWI Airport

Baltimore Airport counts with the following means of transportation:


- Bus: Provides service RTA of Central Maryland that links the airport with Downtown Maryland. ICC Bus runs to Montgomery County. See more info


- Rail: Amtrak/MARC runs from the airport to different cities: Washington, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Alexandria. See more info


- Light Rail: Links the airport with Baltimore city and other destinations. See more info


- Taxi: To go to the airport, passengers may book the service to other local cab companies. Get within 20 minutes to downtown Baltimore from the airport by taxi. See more info


- Shuttle buses: Amtrak/MARC shuttle buses link the airport with Baltimore Marshall Rail Station, also with the parking lots, and the rental car facilities.


- Van & shuttle: Various companies as well as hotels and off-parkings offer service at Baltimore Airport. See more info


To get more information, please, visit the transportation online page.

Car Rental

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Facilities and Services

At Baltimore Airport there are various services and amenities available to all passengers as Restaurants, Bars and Cafés, Duty Free stores, Shops with different products, Shoe Shine, Wi-Fi, Meditation Room, Nurse room, USO and Lounges, among others.


See more Services here.


Contact information

Address: Baltimore, MD 21240, USA

Phone: +1 410 859 7111


Lost and found

Office Phone: +1 410 859 7387. E-mail:


Items lost in the security checkpoint: +1 410 689 3620


Items lost in the parking shuttle: +1 410 684 3346.


In the Parking lots: +1 410 859 9230


Items lost on a plane, please contact with your airline.

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