- Work begins to lengthen the General Aviation runway at BWI to 5,000 feet to accommodate commercial commuter traffic.
- Over and above FAA requirements, BWI enhances its security system.
- BWI breaks all previous passenger traffic records, reaching more than one million passengers in a month for the first time (Aug.). Totals 10.4million passengers for the year.
1989 – Security Enhancements & New Passenger Record