Sep. 16, 2020
BNA’s Concourse D: A 115,000-Square-Foot Model of Sustainability
BNA’s new Concourse D is not just a place to catch your flight. It’s a LEED-registered project and a 115,000-square-foot model of sustainable design, construction and operation.
Concourse D, which opened in July 2020 with the certification goal of LEED Silver, features six domestic aircraft gates and a variety of sustainable features including energy efficient, programmable lighting, water-conserving restroom facilities, electrochromic glass, a modernized central utility plant for heating and cooling the terminal, recycling receptacles, architectural design that provides natural light and compelling views, public art installations that enhance the passenger experience and more.
Design architect: Corgan
Design-build team: Hensel Phelps and Fentress Architects
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building types, LEED provides a framework for healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings. LEED is administered by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). usgbc.org
With nearly 18.3 million passengers in 2019, Nashville International Airport (BNA) has been one of the fastest growing airports in North America. According to a recent study, in 2018 alone, BNA generated more than $7.1 billion in total economic impact, supported more than 67,000 jobs in the region, and produced more than $392 million in state, local and federal taxes. BNA receives no local tax dollars. For more information, visit flynashville.com. Follow us on Facebook: @NashvilleInternationalAirport, Twitter: @Fly_Nashville and Instagram: @FlyNashville.