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.
 

Airlines Operating a Full Schedule of Flights at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

American, Delta and United are back to flying a full schedule of flights at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) after disruptions caused by Hurrican Ida. While a limited number of seats are available on Thursday and Friday flights, overall seat availability improves through the weekend and beyond.   American is operating nonstop flights to Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) and Charlotte (CLT); Delta is operating nonstop flights to Atlanta (ATL); and ...

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Passenger Count Up Five Consecutive Months at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

Passenger volume at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) was up 145.9% in July 2021 over the same month last year.   BTR total passenger numbers were 56,538 in July, representing 80% of the July 2019 numbers. Since 2019 was the last pre-pandemic year, it is used as a benchmark for airlines and airports in measuring passenger demand recovery. BTR passenger demand continues to expand at a percentage rate commensurate with the national average...

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Baton Rouge Metro Airport Passenger Numbers Continue to Climb

Baton Rouge, LA – For Immediate Release, July 30, 2021   The June 2021 passenger traffic for the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) hit 54,487 passengers, a 258% increase over the same month last year.    June passenger volume included 27,721 departing passengers (enplanements) and 26,766 arriving passengers (deplanements). Although still below pre-pandemic levels, the steadily increasing 2021 passenger numbers resulted June...

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Baton Rouge Metro Airport May Passenger Count Highest Since Start of Pandemic

At 54,625 total passengers, the May 2021 passenger count was the highest monthly number recorded since the start of the pandemic at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR), representing a 420% increase over May 2020. The May 2021 numbers included 27,696 departing passengers (enplanements) and 26,929 arriving passengers (deplanements), and reached 78% of the May 2019 (pre-pandemic) count. BTR’s passenger statistics for May outperformed the na...

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