BALTIMORE (WJZ) — To mark the 18th anniversary of September 11, 2001, Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport held a moment of silence.

The moment was held throughout the airport terminal and at the security checkpoints Wednesday morning.

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The BWI Marshall Airport Fire and Rescue Department also held a ceremony at the firehouse to acknowledge and remember the day.

Credit: BWI Airport

BWI Airport said in the months following 9/11, the airport served as the primary test-site for new and improved aviation security procedures and protocols.

The first deployment of federal screening personnel- which became the TSA- was at BWI as well- the airport added.

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