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Baltimore Inner Harbor Speedboat Ride

Baltimore Inner Harbor Speedboat Ride
50 minutes
USD 27.30
Take an exhilarating speedboat ride on Baltimore's Inner Harbor! Enjoy unobstructed views of top Baltimore attractions including the Maryland Science Center, Federal Hill and Fort McHenry as you cruise the harbor in an open-air speedboat. Listen to your engaging and humorous guide share fun facts and anecdotes as you whip around the harbor at top speeds. This 50-minute, family-friendly ride is a convenient and novel way to get an overview of Baltimore sights.

Hot Air Balloon Rides over Maryland's Eastern Shore from Greensboro or Ridgely

Hot Air Balloon Rides over Maryland
4 hours
USD 265.00
Gently glide through the sky on this hour-long hot air balloon ride. Choose to depart from either Greensboro or Ridgely and enjoy fantastic panoramic views of Maryland as you fly over rivers and corn fields. Discover the peacefulness of flying in a hot air balloon on this spectacular ride.

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Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) Information

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 BWI Baltimore Washington Airport Info & Guide

Baltimore Washington International Airport

Where is Baltimore Washington Airport?  

Baltimore is located in central Maryland, along the tidal portion of the Patapsco River, an arm of the Chesapeake Bay. The city's role in the War of 1812, and Francis Scott Key's "The Star-Spangled Banner", have contributed to Baltimore's historical significance. Edgar Allan Poe and Billie Holiday also played a role inth city's history.

Baltimore is known for its role in health and sciences, and is home to many universities; Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins University are the city's top two employers. The city's proximity to Washington D.C. brings many of its visitors.

Baltimore Washington International Airport (IATA: BWI, ICAO: KBWI, FAA LID: BWI), offiially Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport, also referred to as Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport, Baltimore Washington Marshall Airport, Baltimore Marshall Airport, Baltimore Airport, BWI Marshall Airport or simply BWI Airport, is located in the community of Linthicum, about 16 kilometres (10 miles) south of Baltimore, Maryland, and 51 kilometres (32 miles) northeast of Washington, D.C., United States.

The airport is named to honour Thurgood Marshall, a Baltimore native who was the first African American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States.

In 2013, Baltimore Washington Airport served 22,501,353 passengers, making it the busiest of the three airports serving Washington, D.C.. The next busiest is Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), followed by Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Baltimore Washington Airport is a hub for Southwest Airlines. Other airlines that fly to BWI Airport include Air Canada Express, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Eagle, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways.

Cities with flights to BWI Airport include Atlanta, Boston, Cancún, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Freeport, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Montego Bay, Nassau, New York, Punta Cana, San Francisco and Toronto.

Your best bet for a Baltimore Washington Airport transfer is the train, or a bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.

Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private BWI Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 Other Items of Interest at Baltimore Washington Airport

Services at BWI Airport include:

  • Pet relief area - end of Concourse E, adjacent to the light rail station on the lower level
  • AirSpace Lounge (fee)
  • USO Lounge
  • Meditation room - upper level between Concourses D and E
  • Thurgood Marshall tribute (one of the USA's leading civil rights activists) - near Observation Gallery
  • Observation Gallery


BWI Airport has been filmed a backdrop in mny films, including Broadcast News, Goldfinger, The Silence of the Lambs and Twelve Monkeys.

Additional Baltimore Washington Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 12 Mar 2016