NASHVILLE ─ The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) today announced during its June board meeting that Nashville International Airport (BNA) achieved the best May in BNA history in terms of total number of passengers.
More than 950,000 passengers travelled through BNA in May, a 7.1 percent increase from May 2012. The previous record for May was 901,000 in May 2007. May 2013 also marks the busiest overall month in terms of total number of passengers since Aug. 1993. Nashville International Airport has announced 14 additional nonstop flights in the past 12 months.
“As a major economic engine for our region, this is an exciting time, not only for BNA, but for Nashville,” Rob Wigington, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, said. “We are well on our way to hitting the 10 million passenger mark for 2013.”
Nashville International Airport is currently served by 10 airlines and offers 380 daily arriving and departing flights. Nashville International provides nonstop air service to 49 markets. Visit www.flynashville.com for more information.