Eyes On The Horizon

By 2041, the population of the Greater Nashville Area is expected to surpass 2.5 million people. BNA passenger traffic will grow from 14 million today to more than 23 million. BNA Vision is the dynamic expansion plan designed to get in front of this growth and maintain Nashville International as a world-class airport.

Precise details of BNA Vision will evolve as individual projects take shape, but the current plan includes:

  • Interim International Arrivals Building
    • Project Complete
  • Constructing a Parking and Transportation Center
    • Opening Fall 2018
    • Currently in Progress
  • Terminal Apron and Taxilane Expansion
    • Phase 1: To be Completed in 2019
      • Currently in Progress
    • Phase 2: To be Completed in 2023
  • Expanding Concourse D and Building a Central Utility Plant
    • To be Completed Summer 2020
    • Currently in Design
  • Expanding the Ticketing and Baggage Claim Areas
    • To be Completed Summer 2020
    • Currently in Design
  • Additional Terminal Parking Garage and Airport Administrative Office Building
    • Garage to be Completed late 2019
    • Airport Administrative Office to be Completed Fall 2020
    • Currently in Programming and Design
  • On-Site Hotel and Additional Parking Garage
    • Opening 2023
    • Currently in Programming and Design
  • Constructing Permanent International Arrivals Facility
    • Opening 2023
    • Currently in Programming and Design
  • Constructing the Central Terminal
    • Opening 2023
    • Currently in Programming and Design
  • Donelson Pike Relocation and Terminal Access Roadway Improvements 
    • To be Completed 2023
    • Currently in Design

Final Environmental Assessment and FONSI

Click here for the BNA Vision Final Environmental Assessment.
Click here for the signed FAA Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for BNA Vision

How is BNA Vision funded?

No local tax dollars will be used. Rather, funding will come from bonds, federal and state aviation grants, Passenger Facility Charges (PFCs) and other airport funds.

How long will BNA Vision take to complete?

BNA Vision is expected to be completed over the next five-to-seven years. Individual projects will be phased in with different start and completion dates during this time.