BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport can be a different place to different people. Aside from being an entry point to the skies, it’s a transportation center, as well as an economic development generator. It’s a workplace and a great place to people watch. And it has a recently updated observation deck that makes it a gathering place, often for business, but sometimes for civic and social purposes.
Major construction is underway on important enhancements at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on the D/E Connector, which will create new passenger amenities while supporting growing international air service, the greatest potential growth area at the airport.
Artwork Exhibited in Terminal D of BWI Marshall
“Maryland, My Maryland” is an exhibit located in Terminal D in BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport showcasing photography and pop art by 13 Maryland artists. The exhibit, presented by the Chesapeake Arts Center, will be up through the month of June.
You are about halfway through your term as garrison commander of Fort Meade. What would you say has been your greatest challenge so far?
Raising Army staff awareness of growth on Fort Meade. The majority of growth on post is from Department of Defense-level Agencies and Activities, and Joint Service Cyber Commands. Shortly after I assumed command, President Obama made the decision to station Army Cyber Command at Fort Gordon, Ga.
The Fort Meade Community Covenant Council (CCC) is gearing up for a formal rededication and resigning of its pledge on June 15. Initially signed in 2011, membership in the CCC has grown as newly elected officials have joined its ranks.
In 1917, Western Anne Arundel County was characterized by small farms that grew crops for Baltimore and Washington markets. Basically, it was just a sleepy corner of Maryland.
The Fort Meade community learned about the Army’s ongoing force restructuring efforts during an Army Force Structure & Stationing Listening Session held in late March at the Fort Meade McGill Training Center.
With the goal of creating awareness about alternative forms of transportation including biking to work, the BWI Business Partnership organized several local Bike to Work activities throughout northern Anne Arundel County on Friday, May 15, 2015, which was National Bike to Work Day.
BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport has continued to work with airlines to boost domestic and international air service. International passenger traffic, in particular, has grown steadily in recent years at BWI Marshall, with first quarter 2015 statistics revealing that international traffic increased by more than 22%.
The widening of Route 175 — the principal access route to growing Fort George G. Meade — has been in the forefront of regional transportation priorities for more than 10 years, since the announcement of the Base Realignment and Closure of 2005.