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.
 

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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TakeOff North America 2021 Commercial Aviation Conference being held in Baton Rouge

Over 150 airline and airport representatives will be attending the TakeOff North America 2021 Conference in Baton Rouge November 1-3. The conference is one of many Routes conferences held worldwide each year.   Airline CEOs and directors of route planning from some of the largest carriers in the US will meet with domestic airports. The unique platform offers attendees an exclusive opportunity to discuss existing service and...

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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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