Baton Rouge Metro Council Appoints Interim Airport Director

Mike Edwards was appointed the Interim Director of Aviation for the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) by the Metro Council at Wednesday’s meeting.   Now in his fourth year as the BTR Airport Operations Manager, Mr. Edwards has over 10 years of airport management experience. He was the Senior Airport Operations Supervisor at the New Orleans International Airport for four years, and prior to that, he was the Airport Operations Sup...

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Baton Rouge Metro Airport Unveils New Website

The Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) has revealed a brand new look with the launch of its new, consumer-friendly website.   The new website, http://www.flybtr.com/, features mobile-responsive design, fluid navigation, and intuitive features that highlight the airport’s services and increase user interaction. Other updates included search engine optimization, content restructuring, and a tailored content management system (CMS), to nam...

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Passenger Volume Continues to Climb at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

Total passenger volume at Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) was up 7% in February 2018 over the same month in 2017 at 61,641 passengers.   Passenger enplanements for February 2018 reached 30,837, up 6.2%, while passenger deplanements were up 8.7% at 30,804. American Airlines had the top BTR passenger share in February at 38%, followed by Delta at 35% and United at 27%.    BTR’s passenger count has been up 16 of the past 1...

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Baton Rouge Metro Airport Receives DOTD 2018 Transportation Excellence Award

  The Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD) recognized the Baton Rouge Metro Airport with the 2018 Transportation Excellence Award for Intermodal/Public Works Project Development.   The Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) received the award at the Louisiana Transportation Conference (LTC) today. BTR’s 2018 DOTD Transportation Excellence Award was for the new Emergency/National Disaster Multiplex facility. ...

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