CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Wearing masks at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport is now optional. TSA will no longer enforce its Security Directives and Emergency Amendment requiring mask use on public transportation and transportation hubs. CDC continues to recommend that people wear masks in indoor public transportation settings at this time.
 
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Wearing masks at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport is now optional. TSA will no longer enforce its Security Directives and Emergency Amendment requiring mask use on public transportation and transportation hubs. CDC continues to recommend that people wear masks in indoor public transportation settings at this time.
 

Baton Rouge Metro Airport Passenger Volume Up in July & Year-To-Date

Passenger volume continued to expand last month at Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR). A total of 57,057 passengers traveled through the airport in July 2022, a 1.3% increase over July 2021. BTR’s year-to-date passenger count through July is up 24.6% at 365,901. Passenger numbers were up 54.8% in 2021. BTR load factors, or percentage of seats filled, continues to exceed 85%. With an 18% increase in BTR airline seating capacity scheduled for t...

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Baton Rouge Metro Airport Continues Seeing Passenger Traffic Increases

Passenger volume continued to expand last month at Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR). A total of 58,256 passengers traveled through the airport in June 2022, a 7% increase over June 2021. BTR’s year-to-date passenger count through June is up 40% at 308,844. Mike Edwards, BTR’s Director of Aviation, said the airport has experienced a steady recovery of passenger demand since the pandemic lows. “We anticipate reaching about 85% of ...

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BTR Airport Commissioner Cleve Dunn, Jr. of Dunn Enterprises Joins the AMAC Foundation Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC (January 26, 2022) —The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Foundation is pleased to announce the following appointments to its Board of Directors: Cleve Dunn, Jr. President & CEO, Dunn Enterprises; Sean Fitzgerald, Vice President, Property, Construction and Environmental, Enterprise Holdings; and Shonda Scott, CEO, 360 Total Concept.   “We are pleased to welcome Cleve, Sean and Shonda to the AMAC Founda...

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Passengers Up 55% at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport in 2021

Passenger numbers continued to recover at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) in 2021 as 562,834 people flew into and out of the airport. This was a 55% increase from 2020 of nearly 200,000 passengers. BTR was the second largest airport in Louisiana by passenger volume in 2021. “We had a good year and hope to see this trend continue in 2022 as the travel industry recovers,” said Mike Edwards, BTR’s Director of Aviat...

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