CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Federal law requires wearing a compliant face-covering in and on the airport premises. Refusing to wear a face-covering is a violation, which can result in individuals being subject to penalties under law. Thank you for your cooperation.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Federal law requires wearing a compliant face-covering in and on the airport premises. Refusing to wear a face-covering is a violation, which can result in individuals being subject to penalties under law. Thank you for your cooperation.

Passenger Volume Continues to Recover at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

Passenger volume at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) was up 91% in September 2021 over the same month last year. BTR total passenger numbers were 59,798 in September, reaching 90% of the September 2019 numbers. As the last pre-pandemic year, 2019 is used as a benchmark for airlines and airports in measuring passenger demand recovery. BTR has exceeded the national trend on the percentage of passenger growth in 2021 year-to-date.   &nbs...

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Baton Rouge Metro Airport to hold 16th Annual “Business Opportunities Workshop” - Virtual

The Baton Rouge Metro Airport and SKB Group, LLC will hold a virtual workshop on Thursday, October 7th, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to provide an overview of Small & Disadvantaged Business (S/DBE) Programs, and show how to navigate opportunities in Baton Rouge.   Mayor-President Sharon Weston-Broome will provide a business overview for the City of Baton Rouge and the importance of DBE involvement with the MOVEBR Projects. Attendees wi...

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Airlines Operating a Full Schedule of Flights at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

American, Delta and United are back to flying a full schedule of flights at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) after disruptions caused by Hurrican Ida. While a limited number of seats are available on Thursday and Friday flights, overall seat availability improves through the weekend and beyond.   American is operating nonstop flights to Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) and Charlotte (CLT); Delta is operating nonstop flights to Atlanta (ATL); and ...

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Passenger Count Up Five Consecutive Months at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

Passenger volume at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) was up 145.9% in July 2021 over the same month last year.   BTR total passenger numbers were 56,538 in July, representing 80% of the July 2019 numbers. Since 2019 was the last pre-pandemic year, it is used as a benchmark for airlines and airports in measuring passenger demand recovery. BTR passenger demand continues to expand at a percentage rate commensurate with the national average...

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