BWI Marshall Airport is located just 9 miles south of downtown Baltimore and 32 miles northeast of Washington, D.C. It is the busiest airport in the region, serving over 27 million passengers. The airport is named after Thurgood Marshall, a Baltimore native who became the first African American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States.
The airport creates and supports more than 106,000 jobs in the region.
BWI Marshall Airport is recognized as a Best Airport by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. The airport was named the 10th best U.S. airport in a survey that included 429,000 reader surveys.
The airport has been a backdrop in numerous films, including The Silence of the Lambs, Goldfinger, Broadcast News, Home for the Holidays, and Twelve Monkeys.
In late 2008 Health magazine named BWI the second healthiest airport in the United States.
Southern flies to Altoona, Dubois, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and also Morgantown, WV through this hub.