BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to Host WelcomePep Rally for CIAA Basketball Tournament

CIAA Commissioner Jacquie McWilliams to Arrive at
BWI Marshall Ahead of Tournament Next Week


What: BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and local leaders will greet Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams with a pep rally ahead of the 2024 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament, which will be held in Baltimore next week, February 26 – March 2.


Who: Ricky Smith, Executive Director/CEO, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport
CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams
Dr. Aminta Breaux, President, Bowie State University
Al Hutchinson, President and CEO, Visit Baltimore
Bowie State University band and cheerleaders
Other local leaders


When: Friday, February 23
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Where: BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport
Upper level, near center of terminal and American Airlines ticketing


Validation available for Hourly Garage parking

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Welcomes BermudAir

New International Service to Bermuda Set to Start on March 18

BermudAir today announced that it would add service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport. BermudAir will offer three weekly roundtrip flights on the new route, starting March 18.

Logo of Bermudair

“BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport is a world class transportation hub and we’re excited to welcome BermudAir to our region,” said Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld. “This new connection will unlock new cultural and economic opportunities for Bermudians and Marylanders alike. BWI Marshall and our partners are looking forward to offering increased access to tropical vacations directly from the Baltimore region.”

“We are thrilled to welcome BermudAir and this premier service to the island paradise of Bermuda,” said Ricky Smith, Executive Director/CEO of BWI Marshall Airport. “BermudAir is growing quickly and creating new opportunities for tourism and economic development. Our customers will appreciate the airline’s quick and easy access to Bermuda’s natural beauty, culture, and history.”

Photo of a Bermudair aircraft at an airport gate with a rising sun and golden sky in the background.

BWI Marshall Airport will become the fourth U.S. destination for BermudAir, which first started service in September 2023. BermudAir is the flagship airline for Bermuda, offering flights on Embraer E175 aircraft.

“This expansion demonstrates our dedication to meeting our passengers’ needs and strategically enhancing our service offerings, based on continual market feedback and evaluation,” said Adam Scott, Founder and CEO of BermudAir. “It’s a significant step that elevates BermudAir to new levels of service and reach.”

BermudAir tickets for flights between BWI Marshall Airport and Bermuda are now available for purchase. To book flights, view flight schedules, or obtain more information, visit www.flybermudair.com.

BWI Marshall Airport provides nearly 300 daily nonstop departures from 18 airlines to more than 80 domestic and international destinations. Passenger traffic at the airport rose last fiscal year to 24.7 million, a 15 percent increase from the previous fiscal year. BWI Marshall is a major economic development and transportation resource for the State of Maryland and the entire National Capital region, producing a total economic impact of $11.3 billion. The airport and visitors generate and support more than 107,000 jobs throughout the region.

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The MAA Internship Program

Internships

The Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) is the owner and operator of BWI Marshall Airport and Martin State Airport.

We are actively seeking opportunities to develop the future workforce, through dynamic and engaging internship opportunities. The MAA Internship Program equips college students with knowledge of the transportation and aviation industries, while simultaneously providing insight into MAA’s contributions to the State of Maryland.

Graphic including two photos of Maryland Aviation Administration interns

College students interested in aviation, engineering, architecture, information technology, finance, communications, marketing, environmental services, human resources, public administration, business administration and business management should consider applying for our program.

Prior participants have represented not only colleges and universities from across our region, but even from several states away.

Apply Now

Requirements include:

  • Must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at an accredited college or university
  • Major in Aviation, Engineering, Architecture, Information Technology, Finance, Communications, Marketing, Environmental Services, Public Administration, Business Administration or Business Management
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Ability to complete and pass all pre-employment screenings
  • Submission of college/university transcripts, resume, and personal statement

Timeline (subject to change):

  • January 15 – February 12, 2024: Applications Accepted for Summer 2024
  • February 13 – March 12, 2024: MAA Review Process
  • March 14 – April 11, 2024: Interview and Selection
  • April 11 – May 16, 2024: Pre-Employment
  • May 29 – August 7, 2024: Internship

For more information, contact Shakera Harris. Call 410-859-7693 or email sharris16@bwiairport.com.

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS APPROVES RUNWAYIMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR MARTIN STATE AIRPORT

$32 Million Contract Will Rehabilitate Runway and Enhance
Airfield Infrastructure


(January 4, 2024) – The Maryland Board of Public Works yesterday unanimously approved a
contract for a comprehensive pavement rehabilitation project for the runway at Martin State
Airport in Middle River, Baltimore County. The Board, chaired by Governor Wes Moore and
including Comptroller Brooke Lierman and Chief Deputy Treasurer Jon Martin, approved the
nearly $32 million contract that will replace pavement and enhance the airport runway, improve
taxiway connections and upgrade electrical components, including the installation of LED
airfield lighting and signage.


“This investment by the Board of Public Works paves the way for a significant advancement in
economic development at Martin State Airport,” said Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul
Wiedefeld. “The rehabilitation project will bring important improvements to the airport and
ensure it is better equipped to meet the needs of its customers.”


“We thank the Board of Public Works for this important investment to maintain and improve the
airfield at Martin State Airport, a critical part of the Maryland aviation system,” said Ricky
Smith, Executive Director/CEO of the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland
Aviation Administration. “This work will help ensure a safe, efficient airport that meets the
highest standards for our customers and partners.”


P. Flanigan and Sons Inc. of Baltimore was awarded the construction contract. A 21%
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation goal was established for the contract. The
preliminary schedule calls for the airfield work at Martin State to begin in the spring.
Construction is expected to last for approximately 255 days.


Martin State Airport is a general aviation airport that supports a variety of services, including
corporate and private aviation, flight schools, law enforcement and the Maryland Air National
Guard. Martin State is designated as a reliever airport by the Federal Aviation Administration
that helps divert general aviation activities from commercial operations at BWI Thurgood
Marshall Airport.
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