Passenger Volume Continues Upward Trend at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

Baton Rouge, LA (September 25, 2018) – Passenger enplanements, or departing passengers, were up 5.8% at Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) in August over the same month in 2017. Deplanements, or arriving passengers, were up 7.2%. Total passenger volume for August was 65,704. Year-to-date total passenger numbers through August are at 531,448, the second highest among Louisiana airports.   The 2018 year-to-date BTR passenger volume is up ...

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Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport to Hold 13th Annual Business Opportunities Workshop

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) will host a Business Opportunities Workshop to provide an overview of Small & Disadvantaged Business (S/DBE) Programs, and show how to navigate opportunities at BTR. This FREE event is designed for all firms interested in pursuing work at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport. Attendees will learn what it takes to become DBE certified, and get information on upcoming projects at the Baton Ro...

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ViaAir Launches Inaugural Nonstop BTR Flights to Austin and Orlando

BATON ROUGE, LA (September 13, 2018) – New nonstop flights between Baton Rouge and two major travel markets – Austin, TX, and Orlando, FL – began today.   ViaAir nonstop flights will serve Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) in Central Florida and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Central Texas. The new nonstop flights operate three times each week to/from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, and t...

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New Nonstop ViaAir Flights Begin Next Week

BATON ROUGE, LA (September 6, 2018) – New nonstop flights between Baton Rouge and two major travel markets – Austin, TX, and Orlando, FL – will be launched Thursday, September 13th, Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) officials reiterated today. VIA AIRLINES will offer nonstop flights between BTR and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) in Central Florida and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Central Texas. The...

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