Located 45 miles from downtown Washington, D.C., BWI is named after Thurgood Marshall, the first African American to serve as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. BWI is situated on 45 acres approximately 10 miles from Baltimore Harbor. In November 2016, 2.2 million people traveled through BWI airport, the largest monthly total in the airport’s history. It is governed by the Maryland Aviation Administration and Maryland Department of Transportation.
Among its facilities:
- 68 gates
- 5 concourses
- Hiker-Biker Trail
- Observation Gallery
- Benson Hammond House
- BWI Marshall Rail system of four trains providing service around Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
Airlines serving Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport:
- Air Canada
- Alaska Airlines
- Allegiant Air
- American Airlines
- British Airways
- Southwest Airlines
- And more (link here http://www.bwiairport.com/en/flight/airlines )
What should I do if I’m injured at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport as a patron?
- Seek assistance immediately from an airport employee. Emergency medical care is available at most airports, whether it’s first aid, an on-site infirmary, or skilled EMS transport to the nearest hospital.
- Consult airport security or law enforcement to obtain official documentation of the accident.
- If feasible, document the incident yourself using a mobile phone camera.
- Ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident for their contact information.
What should I do if I’m injured while on the airplane at BWI?
- If you experience an accident while on the aircraft, inform a flight attendant immediately to request assistance.
- If possible, document the unsafe situation using a mobile phone camera.
- Ask fellow passengers who witnessed the accident for their contact information.
What if I am employed by the airport or the airline?
Remember, Abrams Landau Ltd., has a wealth of experience assisting clients who have been injured while on the job. Whether it’s a workers compensation claim, Social Security Disability claim, or a straightforward case of negligence and mismanagement on the part of the airport, the governing organization, or an airline, our agenda is a just settlement or award for you.
Need an example of why it’s important not to go it alone? Check out this blog post from Doug Landau regarding an airport worker’s personal injury case.