Howard Business

BWI DIGEST

February 11, 2002

Travelex center has reopened in new location

Baltimore-Washington International Airport's Travelex Business Services Center at Pier C, which provides services for travelers that include wire transfers, foreign currency exchange and sending faxes, has relocated and reopened.

The Travelex counter is now behind the Pier C information desk on the upper-level, ticketing area of the terminal.

An additional Travelex counter is on the upper level of Pier E.

The change was made to expand and make improvements to the Pier C security-screening areas. When complete, improvements to the Pier C security checkpoint will increase the number of screening machines from four to six, helping to reduce lines.

Southwest Airlines expanded the security checkpoint at Pier B, increasing the number of screening machines from four to seven, in November. Additional improvements will be made at Pier D to increase the screening capacity at that checkpoint when construction is completed at Pier C.

Commuter express bus extended to Perryville

Travelers may hop the No. 731 MTA Commuter Express Bus as far away as Perryville and ride to BWI. The bus serves the Perryville, Aberdeen and Edgewood MARC stations as well as selected stops along U.S. 40 and the White Marsh Park & Ride. It also connects travelers to the Camden Yards rail station and the BWI rail station.

The midmorning southbound bus leaves Perryville's MARC station at 9:05 a.m., stops at Camden Yards at 10:28 a.m. and continues to the BWI station, arriving at 10:42 a.m. It connects with MARC train No. 421, which leaves BWI for Washington at 10:57 a.m.

Information: www.mtamary land.com, or 410-539-5000. Free schedules are available by mail.

Aeronautical chart, airport guide available

Complimentary copies of the 2002 Maryland Aeronautical Chart and the 2001 Maryland Airport Directory are available for those seeking information on the state's airports and skyways.

To request copy: 410-859-7953, or e-mail the Office of Regional Aviation Assistance at mhope@ mdot.state.md.us.

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