LINTHICUM, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore-Washington Worldwide Thurgood Marshall Airport will reopening its long run car parking zone beginning Thursday.
BWI officers mentioned a rebound within the variety of passengers prompted the early reopening of Lengthy Time period A Parking Lot on April 1. It was initially anticipated to reopening on July 1.
Long run parking was closed final March on account of the coronavirus pandemics and its impacts on air journey.
March 26 was the busiest day on the airport for the reason that begin of the COVID state of emergency with 22,698 vacationers departing from BWI.
Lengthy Time period B lot, Categorical Parking and valet service will stay closed presently.
“As passenger site visitors continues to develop, we’re monitoring circumstances and dealing to fulfill buyer demand,” mentioned Ricky Smith, Government Director of BWI Marshall Airport. “Protected and dependable journey stay our highest priorities. We proceed to work with our parking administration contractor to make sure a constructive journey expertise for our passengers.”
The speed for parking within the Lengthy Time period So much is $8 per day. BWI’s each day and hourly tons have operated at a lowered price at $8 and $12 per day respectively throughout the pandemic and can start a phased transition to common charges.
On April 15, the each day storage price will enhance to $10 per day and the hourly storage will likely be $16 per day.
Resumption of the common charges for the Day by day Storage ($12 per day) and the Hourly Storage ($22 per day) is presently scheduled for October 1.
“As Maryland continues its COVID-19 restoration, the elevated numbers at BWI Marshall mirror air vacationers’ confidence that our employees and our airport companions are offering a clear, wholesome surroundings and the area’s most handy and environment friendly service,” Maryland Division of Transportation Secretary Greg Slater mentioned. “With passengers returning in higher numbers, it’s essential that everybody proceed the practices that can assist Maryland’s restoration, together with use of face coverings, sustaining social distance and taking different precautions that shield the well being of ourselves and others.”
Learn extra on BWI’s COVID recovery plan here.