LINTHICUM, Md. (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan Monday toured the Baltimore Washington Worldwide Thurgood Marshall Airport’s new Concourse A Extension undertaking, which can add companies and facilities for Maryland residents and guests for one of many area’s busiest airports.
“BWI Marshall Airport serves as a crucial engine for financial improvement and job creation,” Hogan mentioned in a press release. “Our funding at BWI helps Maryland tourism and commerce. Because the state and the journey trade proceed to recuperate, I wish to thank our devoted airport staff who’ve labored so exhausting to supply wholesome, secure journey for our passengers.”
The $48-million enchancment undertaking consists of a 55,000 square-foot, five-gate extension to Concourse A, which serves Southwest Airways. The undertaking contains new airline maintain rooms and jet bridges, upgraded restrooms, and three new meals and retail concessions.
Passenger site visitors has grown in current weeks, with a number of days this spring among the many busiest since Hogan declared a state of emergency initially of the Covid-19 pandemic final 12 months. The Transportation Safety Administration screened 24,423 passengers at BWI on Thursday, making it the busiest day since March 2020.