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BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Sets April Record

Nearly 2.1 Million Passengers in April;
Tenth-Straight Monthly Record 

June 27, 2016

Passenger traffic continued to climb at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in April 2016, with 2,095,013 passengers for the month.  The figure, an increase of 3.7 percent over the same month last year, represents a new April record for passenger traffic at BWI Marshall.  It was the tenth-straight monthly record for the airport.
“The sustained growth at BWI Marshall is another indicator of the strength of the Maryland economy and our robust business climate,” said Governor Larry Hogan.  “Growing air service helps attract more business travelers and tourists.  Residents and businesses have more travel options with BWI Marshall as a growing international gateway.”
A number of airlines at BWI Marshall experienced passenger growth for April 2016, including: Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, and Spirit Airlines.  International traffic at BWI Marshall continued its strong growth, increasing 10 percent in April.  
“We are grateful for the support from our customers,” said Ricky Smith, Chief Executive Officer of BWI Marshall Airport.  “As more travelers choose BWI Marshall for its convenience and low fares, we continue working with our airline partners to add new service.”
Passenger traffic at BWI Marshall continues to grow steadily, with airlines and new destinations.  Consistent growth led to a new all-time annual record for passenger traffic in 2015, with more than 23.8 million passengers.
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