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.