Eyes On The Horizon

By 2041, the population of the Greater Nashville Area is expected to surpass 2.5 million people. By 2023, BNA passenger traffic will grow from 18 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
  • Terminal Garage
    • Now Operational
  • Terminal Apron and Taxilane Expansion
    • Phase 1: Complete
    • Phase 2: To be completed in 2023 (contract not yet awarded)
  • Expanding Concourse D and Building a Central Utility Plant
    • Currently in Progress
    • Central Utility Plant is complete
    • Concourse D will open in Summer 2020
  • Expanding the Ticketing Lobby and Baggage Claim
    • Currently in Progress
    • North Terminal Wing Expansion will be completed Spring 2020
    • South Terminal Wing Expansion will be completed Summer 2020
  • Additional Terminal Garage, Pedestrian Plaza and Airport Administrative Office Building
    • Currently in Progress
    • Garage to be Completed in Summer 2020
    • Airport Administrative Office  and Pedestrian Plaza to be completed Early 2021
  • On-Site Hotel and Additional Terminal Garage
    • Currently in Programming and Design
    • Opening 2023
  • State-of-the-Art International Arrivals Facility (IAF)
    • Currently in Design
    • Opening 2023
  • Terminal Lobby Renovation
    • Currently in Progress
    • To be completed in Late 2023
  • Donelson Pike Relocation and Terminal Access Roadway Improvements 
    • Currently in Design
    • To be completed in 2023

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.