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Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Code BWI

Airport Codes

IATA CODE BWI
ICAO CODE KBWI
FAA CODE BWI
WORLD AREA CODE 35
COUNTRY CODE USA
ZIP CODE MD 21240
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE WAS

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 39°10'31"N / -76°-40'-5"W

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Weather Observations

Station ID: KBWI
Observation Time: 16/03/2021 7:13 am

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About Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Code

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport code is BWI. The IATA code of this facility is an acronym of its official name. Its elevation above sea level is 44 meters. 

About Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is located in the heart of the Eastern United States. It is one of the most important international airports in the country from the geographic and economic point of view, serving the beautiful city of Baltimore in Maryland. Its proximity to Washington D.C is one of the key reasons why it has become the lifeline of the city of art galleries and museums. 

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) got its name from Thurgood Marshall who was the first African American Associate Justice in the U.S. Supreme Court. The airport attracts millions of tourists from all over the world and neighbourhoods including Richmond, Harrisburg, and Philadelphia. 

It is an award-winning airport boasting world-class amenities to help passengers make their travel experiences unforgettable. 

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) Runways

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is serviced by three world-class runways along with a helipad: 

10/28 3,201 m asphalt 

15L/33R 1,521 m asphalt 

15R/33L 2,896 m asphalt 

H1 30 m asphalt 

These facilities handle 178,834 aircraft operations along with 269,976 tonnes of cargo annually. 

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) Terminals

Spread across an area of 3160 acres, Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) terminal has 73 gates with 5 concourses. It also features a light rail station on the premises. 

Nearest Airports to Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

Tipton AAF Airport 12.81 km 

Lee Airport 28.12 km 

College Park Airport 31.16 km 

Weide AAF Airport 39.99 km

Montgomery County Airport 42.53 km 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

Air Canada Express

Alaska Airlines 

Allegiant Air

American Eagle

Boutique Air

British Airways

Condor

Contour Airlines 

Delta Air Lines 

Delta Connection

Frontier Airlines 

JetBlue

Regional Sky

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
04-22 6,000 ft 150 ft Asphalt Yes
10-28 10,502 ft 200 ft Asphalt Yes
15R-33L 9,501 ft 150 ft Asphalt Yes
15L-33R 5,000 ft 100 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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