BALTIMORE (WJZ) — BWI on Friday reported 15,125 departing passengers flew out of the airport, the most in nearly six months.

Total passenger traffic at BWI in June was more than Dulles and Reagan National combined.

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With some growth in recent passenger traffic during the COVID-19 recovery, about 52 percent of food and retail outlets at BWI Marshall are now open.

BWI is reminding travelers that under COVID-19 provisions, the airport terminal remains closed except for ticketed passengers, badged employees and those providing assistance to passengers in need.

Holiday travelers are encouraged to arrive early and allow plenty of time for baggage and security checkpoints.

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CBS Baltimore Staff