NASHVILLE – With air travel picking up and key components of its expansion and renovation program set for completion, the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority today released an updated study on the economic impacts generated by Nashville International Airport (BNA) for the calendar year 2019. The report, commissioned by the Airport Authority and conducted by the research firm of Martin Associates, reveals that BNA’s total economic impact exceeded $8 billion, a 14 percent increase over 2018 and an increase of 131 percent since a similar 2012 study.
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BNA Generated Enormous Economic Impact in 2019
Updated airport study shows $8.1 billion in regional activity
BNA to Open Second Terminal Garage
Expands Parking, Improves Valet Service; Includes Sustainable Features, Customer Conveniences
NASHVILLE – Nashville International Airport (BNA) will open a second state-of-the-art parking facility tomorrow and marked the occasion today at a ceremonial ribbon-cutting that included Mayor John Cooper, members of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) Board of Commissioners, MNAA President and CEO Doug Kreulen and others.
Airport Authority Board Elects New Officers
Attorney Aubrey Harwell III Named Chair, Succeeding Meharry Official Dr. A. Dexter Samuels
NASHVILLE – The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) Board of Commissioners elected attorney Aubrey (Trey) B. Harwell III as its new chair at its May meeting. Harwell, who previously served as vice chair, succeeds Dr. A. Dexter Samuels, senior vice president for Student Affairs and executive director, Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College, who has served as chair since 2018 and as a board member since 2007. Amanda Farnsworth was elected vice chair after previously serving as secretary, and Bill Freeman was elected secretary. These officer positions are effective July 1 and are two-year terms.
BNA Addresses COVID-19
Updated July 10, 2020
At Nashville International Airport (BNA), the safety and well-being of all our stakeholders —passengers, employees, business partners — is our highest priority. In response to the pandemic, we've developed and implemented a robust plan to keep the airport a clean and safe environment for everyone. With more folks now looking to fly again, take a look at our "Back to Business" document setting out many of these activities. Some of the cleaning highlights: In addition to our usual routine cleaning activities, the following actions have been put in place at BNA: An enhanced 24-hour/365-day program that adheres to CDC guidelines,...
BNA to Close One Runway for Full Reconstruction
After 30 years in service, Runway 2R/20L requires overhaul
NASHVILLE – Nashville International Airport (BNA) will temporarily close one of its four runways on April 6 for a planned reconstruction per Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards. Runway 2R/20L (pronounced “2 Right, 20 Left”) is the easternmost of BNA’s four runways and situated on the BNA campus across Donelson Pike. Runway 2R/20L has been in operation for 30 years and has reached the end of its useful life. Per FAA standards, the runway and connecting taxiways have reached the point of requiring full reconstruction. The runway is scheduled to reopen in late July 2021.