As of 2014, Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport is the largest airport in the Baltimore/Washington area. Commonly referred to as BWI Airport, the Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport is named after Thurgood Marshall, a Baltimore native who served on the United States Supreme Court. Owned and operated by the Maryland Aviation Authority, the Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport was opened in 1973 as a hub for Washington. D.C., and Maryland travelers.
Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport
Terminal Road
BWI Airport, MD 21240
(410) 859-7111

With five concourses, the Baltimore-Washington International Airport/Thurgood Marshall Airport has almost 90 arrival and departure gates.Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport covers almost 4,000 acres just outside Baltimore. The airport consists of four domestic terminals or concourses, one international terminal or concourse, 68 jet gates, and five gates dedicated to commuter aircraft. A variety of parking options are available at Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport. Travelers can park in hourly, daily, express, and long-term parking lots. Also available is a cell phone lot for those picking up passengers.

Concourse A And B

Two concourses — Concourse A and Concourse B — accommodate all Southwest Airlines. Southwest Airlines is the only airline occupying two entire concourses. Concourse A and Concourse B are the first stops on the parking shuttle bus route. The following restaurants and food and beverage counter-service kiosks are available in Concourse A: Arby’s, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, Chipotle, Mayorga Coffee and Potbelly Sandwich Works. Concourse B has the following eating options: BGR, Starbucks Coffee, Subway, Tasti D’Lite and Zona Cocina.

Concourse C

Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport continues to hold records for numbers of passengers who travel through the airport. In 2012, Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport had almost 23 million passengers fly through the airport. Travelers flying on Alaska, American and Spirit Airlines should use Concourse C. In addition to Concourse A and Concourse B, Southwest Airlines also has flights arriving and departing from Concourse C. Concourse C has the following shops and restaurants available for passengers: Hudson News & Gifts, Benefit Cosmetics, Hudson News Wall, Rams Head, Potbelly Sandwich Works, Kraze Burger and Einstein Bagels.

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Concourse D

Located opposite the Hourly parking Garage, Concourse D is the hub for Air Canada, Delta Airlines, jetBlue Airlines and United Airlines. Delta Airlines moved from Concourse C to Concourse D in 2011. Food and beverage options at Concourse D include Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, Nature’s Kitchen Fresh Cafe, McDonald’s and Peppers Mexican Grill/Bar. Travelers can shop for a variety of essential items and souvenirs at an assortment of stores including Tech Interaction, America!, Brookstone, Hudson News and Fire & Ice.

Concourse E

The final Concourse at Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport is Concourse E. Concourse E is the hub for British Airways. An assortment of smaller airlines and services also uses Concourse E, including Condor, Sunwing, Xtra, WOW and Air Mobility Command. Condor Airlines initiated service at the airport in 2012. Food, beverage and shopping options are limited but include Passports Bar & Grill, Hudson News, and the Tax & Duty Free Shop.

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