CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Federal law requires wearing a compliant face-covering in and on the airport premises. Refusing to wear a face-covering is a violation, which can result in individuals being subject to penalties under law. Thank you for your cooperation.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Federal law requires wearing a compliant face-covering in and on the airport premises. Refusing to wear a face-covering is a violation, which can result in individuals being subject to penalties under law. Thank you for your cooperation.

BTR Named a Finalist in Airport Council International’s – North America (ACI-NA) 2020 Excellence in Airport Marketing Awards

BTR Named a Finalist in Airport Council International’s – North America (ACI-NA) 2020 Excellence in Airport Marketing, Communications, and Customer Experience Awards Category: Marketing Programs The winner in this category best demonstrates how marketing programs help define an airport’s product or service and create a strategy for communicating the message that will produce growth. This award will be given in three categories...

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Thanksgiving Week Busiest at BTR Since Pandemic Drop Off

The Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) Thanksgiving week passenger volume was the highest weekly count since the pandemic gutted air travel demand. Additionally, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving set a single-day BTR record since the pandemic for the TSA checkpoint with 896 passengers passing through it.   The TSA security checkpoint at BTR had 5,716 passengers pass through it for Thanksgiving week compared to 10,875 for last year. Although d...

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Signature Flight Support transitions to new Fixed Base Operator facility at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

November 25, 2020 – Signature Flight Support, the world’s largest network of Fixed Base Operations (FBOs), has relocated its private aviation facilities at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport in Louisiana to a newly renovated terminal and hangar complex. The transition marks a major change in Signature’s on-airport presence following the company’s acquisition of its original Baton Rouge premises following the acquisitio...

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New TSA Technology in Place at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun using a state-of-the-art computed tomography (CT) scanner in the security checkpoint at Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR.)   “The technology utilizes a sophisticated algorithm to analyze the content of the bag and allows TSA officers to rotate the image and ascertain that no threats are contained in the bag without needing to open the suitcase,” said Arden Hudson,...

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