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Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)

Full Airport Name

Baltimore-Washington International Airport

Address

Maryland Aviation Administration, Third Floor, Terminal Building, PO Box 8766, BWI Airport, Maryland 21240-0766, USA

Airport Code

BWI

Country Code

1

Telephone

(410) 859 7111

E-mail

maacommcenter@bwiairport.com

Website

www.bwiairport.com

Number of Terminals

1

Time Zone

GMT - 5 (GMT - 4 from additional Sunday in March to aboriginal Sunday in November)

Location

The airport is amid 16km (10 miles) south of Baltimore and 52km (31 miles) arctic of Washington DC.

Airport News

BWI is currently in the action of above amplification of its accessories and infrastructure, the best contempo allotment of which included terminal and admission improvements.

Driving Directions

The I-195 serves the terminal directly, with a appointed airport exit. From Washington DC, booty the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, branch north, until signs for I-195/BW appear. Bear appropriate and chase I-195 to the airport. From Baltimore, booty Russell Street south to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, again chase the access south to the alliance with I-195, and absorb larboard off the access assimilate I-195 for the airport.

Car Parking

There is amplitude for a absolute of about 30,300 cars at the airport, with concise parking accessible anon in advanced of the terminal in the alternate barn (the aboriginal hour is free), a circadian barn amid about 3 account from the terminal, as able-bodied as several accessory car parks alms daily, abiding and accurate parking. Regular address shuttle buses account parking facilities.

Car Hire

Companies accommodate Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. They are based at the fresh car appoint ability on Stoney Run Alley and Fresh Ridge Road, 10 account from the terminal; a chargeless shuttle bus account runs amid the ability and the terminal.

Public Transport

Rail: The airport has its own station, affiliated to the terminal by chargeless shuttle buses. A ablaze abuse account (tel: (410) 539 5000; website: www.mtamaryland.com) is accessible to city Baltimore and Hunt Valley. Amtrak trains (tel: 1 800 872 7245; website: www.amtrak.com) run to all destinations on the east bank of the United States. MARC trains (tel: 1 800 325 7245; website: www.mtamaryland.com) serve Baltimore, Washington DC, Prince Georges County, Anne Arundel County and Harford County.

Road: Bus: SuperShuttle (tel: 1 800 258 3826; website: www.supershuttle.com) offers appointed aggregate ride van casework to/from Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and surrounding areas in Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia. The Airport Shuttle (tel: (410) 381 2772 or 1 800 776 0323; website: www.theairportshuttle.com) runs a door-to-door account accoutrement Howard County, Maryland. A Washington DC Busline bus service, the BWI Accurate B30 (tel: (202) 637 7000; website: www.wmata.com), runs from the airport to Greenbelt busline station.

Taxi: Taxis are readily accessible alfresco the airport.

Information and Help Desks

The Customer Account Centre (tel: (410) 859 7992) is anchored on the high akin of the terminal amid concourses B and C. It is accessible 0900-1700 Mon-Fri. There are advice credibility at a cardinal of locations throughout the terminal complex.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs, bureaux de change and postal casework are accessible throughout the terminal.

Eating and drinking: The airport has affluence of restaurants, cafés and bars, both pre and column security.

Shopping: There are a advanced array of shops, amid both pre and column security, including a duty-free boutique amid on the International (E) Concourse.

Luggage: Left-luggage accessories accept been abeyant due to aegis concerns. There is a absent acreage appointment (tel: (410) 859 7387) at the Customer Account Centre on the high akin of the terminal amid Concourses B and C.

Other facilities: There is a children's comedy area. There is additionally a accolade breadth amid on the departures akin pre-security amid Concourses B and C, showcasing the activity and assignment of US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, for whom the airport is named.

Conference and Business Facilities

Meeting amplitude (tel: (410) 691 2515) is accessible at the terminal, which is able for wireless Internet service. The adjoining Four Credibility by Sheraton Hotel (tel: (410) 859 3300; website: www.starwoodhotels.com) additionally offers a appointment centre and affair rooms. Almost all pay telephones accept jacks for active in laptops.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

TDD telephones are accessible throughout the airport. There are disabled toilets, as able-bodied as lifts and ramps, and aloof disabled parking. Pick-up and set-down spaces are accessible on the high akin terminal road, area disabled cartage can seek abetment from Skycap porters (tel: (410) 850 7674). Some car appoint companies accommodate hand-controlled vehicles. Cartage acute wheelchairs and appropriate abetment should acquaint their airline of this back booking their ticket.

Hotels

The Four Credibility by Sheraton Hotel (tel: (410) 859 3300; website: www.starwoodhotels.com) is amid aural the airport grounds. Other hotels in the actual around accommodate the AmeriSuites (tel: (410) 859 3366; website: www.amerisuites.com), Candlewood Suites (tel: (410) 850 9214; website: www.ichotelsgroup.com), Comfort Suites (tel: (410) 691 1000; website: www.comfortsuitesbwi.com), Courtyard by Marriott BWI (tel: (410) 859 8855; website: www.marriott.com), Embassy Suites (tel: (410) 850 0747; website: embassysuites1.hilton.com), Extended Stay America (tel: (410) 850 0400; website: www.extendedstayamerica.com), Hampton Inn (tel: (410) 850 0600; website: www.hamptoninnbwiairport.com), Hilton Garden Inn (tel: (410) 691 0500; website: www.hiltongardeninn.com), Holiday Inn (tel. (410) 859 8400; website: www.ichotelsgroup.com), Holiday Inn Accurate (tel: (410) 684 3388; website: www.ichotelsgroup.com, and the BWI Airport Marriott (tel: (410) 859 8300; website: www.marriott.com). Best hotels action a shuttle account to the airport and some action Park & Fly deals.

 

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