2013 Maryland Code
§ 5-413 - Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

MD Transp Code § 5-413 (2013) What's This?


(a) Any person who is or becomes a full-time employee of the Maryland Aviation Administration Fire Rescue Service on or before September 30, 1993 shall remain or become a member of the Baltimore City Fire and Police Employees Retirement System. The Administration shall reimburse the City for the employer’s cost of the pension coverage.

(b) Notwithstanding any public local or other law, the operator of a taxicab authorized and licensed to operate in a political subdivision of this State may, without being required to obtain an additional permit or license from any other political subdivision:

(1) Transport passengers to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport from the political subdivision in which the taxicab is authorized and licensed to operate; and

(2) After transporting passengers to the airport from that political subdivision, pick up passengers at the airport and transport them to the political subdivision on its return trip.

(c) The Administration may not begin construction of the new parallel transport runway, identified in the Airport Master Plan as runway 10 R/28L, until:

(1) The Administration:

(i) 1. Reviews the current airport noise zone and abatement procedures, such reviews to include an examination and an evaluation of runway curfews; and

2. Updates the noise zone as proposed by the Administration on February 25, 1987;

(ii) Adopts the proposed noise assistance programs for residential areas within the airport noise zone including, but not limited to:

1. Extension of the voluntary acquisition program;

2. In cooperation with the Board of Airport Zoning Appeals established by Subtitle 5 of this title, strengthening of zoning permit procedures as necessary; and

3. Establishment of a homeowner assistance program; and

(iii) Implements a pilot program of homeowner assistance in fiscal year 1988; and

(2) The State Highway Administration completes construction of the following highway projects required in conjunction with airport improvements:

(i) Hammonds Ferry Road/Poplar Avenue intersection improvements;

(ii) MD 170/Poplar Avenue intersection;

(iii) Poplar Avenue widening;

(iv) MD 176 widenings;

(v) MD 176/Hammonds Ferry Road intersection;

(vi) Nursery Road/MD 295 interchange; and

(vii) MD 3/MD 176 interchange (auxiliary lane).

(d) The international terminal at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport shall be named the Governor William Donald Schaefer International Terminal.

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