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Baltimore/Washington International Airport

  • PAX: 23,823,000
  • IATA: BWI
  • ICAO: KBWI

About The Airport

Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) is the gateway to the U.S. Capital Region. BWI is the busiest airport in the region serving a record breaking 26.3 million passengers in 2017. BWI is located just 9 miles south of downtown Baltimore and 32 miles northeast of Washington, D.C. As a major transportation hub, BWI is the only airport in the region with a rail station allowing convenient connections to Washington, D.C. in just 26 minutes.

Facts and Figures

  • List of Top 5 Airlines: Southwest, Spirit, Delta, American, United
  • Number of Direct Destinations: 91 nonstop destinations
  • Number of Terminals: 1 terminal, 5 concourses
  • Number of Runways: 3
  • Length of Main Runway (m): 3,200m
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): 26.4
  • Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 109,000 metric tonnes
  • Ownership: State of Maryland
  • Operational Opening Hours: 24 hour operation
  • Total Catchment Population: 5.2 million within a 45-minute drive and 9.7 million within a 90-minute drive
  • Urban Population: 7 million within a 60 minute drive
  • Aircraft Parking Stands: 69 jet parking stands with airbridges, eight commuter aircraft parking stands without airbridges and 22 remote parking stands without airbridges