Gregory Pierson Appointed Assistant Director of Aviation

Gregory Pierson was appointed Assistant Director of Aviation of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) by Mike Edwards, the Director of Aviation. Mr. Pierson has 12 years of airport management experience, and was serving as the Interim Assistant Director of Aviation. He was previously the BTR Airport Computer/Electronics Systems Manager (IT Manager). He first joined the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport 15 years ago as a PC LAN Specialist. Wi...

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Baton Rouge Metro Council Appoints Mike Edwards Airport Director

BATON ROUGE, LA – November 14, 2018. Mike Edwards was appointed the Director of Aviation for the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) by the Metro Council at Wednesday’s meeting.   Mr. Edwards has served as Interim Director of Aviation since May, and previously held the Airport Operations Manager position at BTR. He has over 10 years of airport management experience, and worked at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International...

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Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport “It’s About Time” Campaign Receives North American Marketing Award

ACI-NA Recognizes BTR as Video and Film Production Winner of the Excellence in Airport Marketing, Communications and Customer Service Awards WASHINGTON – November 28, 2018 - Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) announced Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport as a 2018 winner for Video and Film Productions for its campaign “It’s About Time,” released earlier this year. This category recognizes best overall pr...

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Baton Rouge Metro Airport Passenger Traffic Grows

Baton Rouge, LA (November 20, 2018) – Passenger enplanements, or departing passengers, were up 4.7% at Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) in October over the same month in 2017. Deplanements, or arriving passengers, were up 3.4%. Total passenger volume in October was 76,461. Year-to-date passenger numbers through October are 667,095, up 4%. The BTR passenger numbers are the second highest among Louisiana airports. Airport officials anticipate...

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