Please allow additional time if using shuttles to travel between the terminal, parking lots and rail station as shuttle delays are possible. Travelers should plan to arrive at the terminal 2 hours before scheduled domestic departure.

Our Military

Graphic showing vector outline of an individual in a military uniform.BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport cares about our military.

USO International Gateway Lounge

One of the largest USO facilities in the world is located at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Friendly and helpful USO volunteers are trained to support military community members during their journey to every part of the world.

USO International Gateway Lounge

Home-away-from-home for service members.


military personnel and their families visit the lounge each year.


Lounge has been open for nearly a quarter-century.

Honor Flight Network

Celebrating veterans’ contributions with a trip to the nation’s memorials

Photo of Honor Flight veterans and guardians walking through BWI Marshall Airport.More than 10,000 veterans passed through BWI Marshall Airport in 2023 via the Honor Flight Network. Veterans then travel to war memorials and monuments celebrating their bravery and dedication to our country through the Honor Flight Network.

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Dignified Transfers

Honoring the bravery of fallen service members

Photo of individuals saluting as a flag-draped casket is unloaded from a Southwest Airlines aircraft during a dignified transfer at BWI Marshall Airport.Each year, we honor fallen service members and comfort grieving Maryland families with dignified transfer ceremonies.

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