Baltimore Washington Airport Guide to Baltimore - Washington Airport


Baltimore Airport (BWI) has a single passenger terminal with five Concourses: A, B, C, D and E. It operates with International and Domestic flights.

The Terminal at Baltimore Airport has a horseshoe shape, which has the parking and transportation facilities in its core.


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.



The terminal building has two levels: the Lower and the Upper Level.

See more information below:

- Lower Level: This is the Arrivals and the Baggage Claim Area.

Services: Food and drink concessions, Police station, information desk, the Lost and Found Office and it is the level where passengers can pick up the ground transportation (Light Rail, Limousine, Parking Shuttle/Amtrak-MARC, Public Transit Regional Bus/MTA, Supreme Airport Shuttle, Taxi Stand and Car Rental Shuttle).

There is also a USO Lounge close to the baggage claim 13-14.

- Upper Level: This is the departures and ticketing level. There are the five concourses, A to E gates and other services as stores, restaurants, cafés, among others.



Baltimore Airport Main Terminal hosts five concourses with gates A to E.

See more information about them below:


Concourse A and B

Only Southwest Airlines operates its flights here.

It has 25 gates: A1-A15 and B1-B15.

Services: ATMs, banks, currency exchange, information desk, UPS and FedEx. Note that concourse A is the one that has the widest offer on either, food, drink or retail of all concourses.

Find also concessions at the new Concourse B and C connector.

From the lower level of the Concourse, it is possible to access to all Concourse A and B boarding gates.


Concourse C

It has gates from C1 to C14, which are located on the upper level.

The airlines that operate in this concourse are Alaska Airlines, American and Southwest Airlines.

Services: Food, drink and retail concessions, news stand, ATMs.

Is connected to Concourses A/B by a secure connector, the B/C connector.


Concourse D

It hosts boarding gates D1 to D29.

The airlines that operate at this concurse are the following ones: Allegiant Air, Air Canada, Delta, JetBlue, Southern Airways, Spirit and United Airlines.

Services: ATMs, children’s play area, charging stations, AirSpace Lounge, food, drink and retail concessions and shoeshine.


Concourse E - International Terminal

It has 5 gates: E1, E3, E4, E6 and E8, located on the upper level.

It is the known as the International Terminal, where all international arrivals are handled, but officially its name is Governor William Donald Schaefer International Terminal.

The airlines that operate at the terminal are: British Airways, Condor, WOW. British Airways has a Lounge in Concourse E.

Services: News stand, duty free stores and food, drink and retail concessions.



See the airlines at Baltimore Airport



Baltimore Airport Terminal counts with the following services:

- Food, drink and retail concessions

- Customer Service Centre

- Information desks

- Conference room

- ATMs

- Mail boxes

- Duty free shop

- Currency exchange

- Observation gallery

- Meditation room

- Cardio trail

- Charging stations

- Police station

- Lost & Found office

- Shoe shine

- News stand

- Work stations

See more Services here.


Airport Lounges

Baltimore Airport has at their passengers’ disposal the lounges:

- USO Lounge: Exclusively for military use and free of charge for members of US military and their families. Services: Wi-Fi, TV, food, drink and press, among other services.

Location: Main Terminal, lower level, international pier, beside baggage claim 14.

Opening hours: Daily, from 06:00 am to 10:00 pm.

- The Club BWI: Location: Airside, Concourse D, close to gate D10.

Opening hours: Daily, from 05:00 am to 08:30 pm.

- Observation Gallery: Adjacent to the B/C Concourses security checkpoint, upper level.

- British Airways Lounge: Location: Concourse E.


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