Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport set a record for passenger traffic in 2015, the airport announced Thursday.
The number of commercial passengers flying through BWI grew nearly 7 percent year-over-year to 23.8 million people. The airport set passenger records for six straight months last year and had not served more than 23 million passengers in a year previously.
"The record-setting growth reflects the strength of Maryland and our commitment to ensure that BWI Marshall remains a successful transportation and economic development resource," Gov. Larry Hogan said in the announcement.
BWI's international traffic alone rose nearly 32...
This is a view of a Southwest Airlines jet from the newly renovated BWI Observation Gallery.