Nov. 18, 2016

October Sets New Record As Busiest Month In BNA History

NASHVILLE – The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) today announced Nashville International Airport (BNA) served more than 1,217,173 passengers in October 2016, setting a new record as the busiest month in BNA history. This broke the previous record set in June 2016 with 1,206,083 passengers.

October 2016 also marked the eighth consecutive month with more than one million passengers and saw a notable 8.8 percent increase in passenger traffic compared to the same month last year.

BNA served more than 12.2 million passengers in FY 2016 (July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016), growing by more than 9.6 percent year-over-year and setting a new all-time passenger record for the third consecutive fiscal year. This was the first time in BNA history to break 12 million passengers, and BNA is on track to break yet another passenger record for Calendar Year 2016.

In July 2016, MNAA announced BNA Vision, the Airport Authority’s dynamic growth and expansion plan for Nashville International Airport. To learn more about BNA Vision and to watch a video overview of the plans, visit

BNA is currently served by 12 airlines and offers 440 daily flights. Nashville International Airport provides nonstop air service to more than 50 destinations.

Having served 16 million passengers in 2018, Nashville International Airport (BNA) is one of the fastest growing airports in North America. BNA serves 540 daily flights to more than 70 nonstop destinations. With a $7.1 billion total economic impact, BNA is the 33rd busiest airport in the U.S. BNA receives no local tax dollars. For more information, visit Follow us on Facebook: @NashvilleInternationalAirport, Twitter: @Fly_Nashville and Instagram: @FlyNashville.

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