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 Summer 2018
    • Currently in Progress
  • Terminal Apron and Taxilane Expansion
    • Phase 1: To be Completed in 2019
    • Phase 2: To be Completed in 2023
    • Currently in Design
  • 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
  • Office Plaza, Additional Parking, Future Multi-Modal Transit Connector 
    • To be Completed 2020
    • Currently in Programming and Design
  • On-Site Hotel and Additional Parking
    • 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 with Tennessee Department of Transportation

Draft Environmental Assessment

Click here for the BNA Vision Draft Environmental Assessment, which is available for public review and comment.

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.