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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 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 Airport (BWI Airport) 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 Airport) 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 Airport (BWI) Runways

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Airport) 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 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 Airport (BWI)

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

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