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BWI to debut $105 million concourse connection as Thanksgiving scramble begins

Interstate 95 and the Baltimore Beltway are expected to be maddening as usual in the days leading up to Thanksgiving, but air travelers may face fewer chokepoints at BWI Marshall Airport with the introduction of a new security checkpoint and terminal connections this week.

The airport is scheduled to cut the ribbon Tuesday on its $105 million concourse connection — linking the D and E concourses to accommodate the airport’s sharp increase in international traffic — debuting the new section of the airport just in time for the Thanksgiving rush.

“It’s going to be a real improvement to the airport,” Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn said. “People are going to feel less stresses as a result of this. There’s nothing that’s going to make this not crazy — we’re talking Thanksgiving travel. … What we do know is that these sorts of amenities and connections will ease the experience.”

Read the full article from The Baltimore Sun.


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