Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Statement
Attribute: Tom Jurkovich, MNAA Vice President of Strategic Communications and External Affairs
NASHVILLE – On May 30 at 7:31 a.m., an unaccompanied bag was deemed suspicious at Nashville International Airport (BNA) by a BNA Police explosive detection canine. The unaccompanied bag was found near the meeter-greeter lounge at the Concourse C exit. As a safety precaution during the investigation, BNA Police evacuated the non-secure side of the terminal, as well as Concourses A and B, and persons in Concourse C were moved to a safe distance.
At 8:52 a.m., BNA Police determined the bag was not a threat. BNA has resumed normal operations. As multiple flights are now delayed, please check with your airline for latest flight information.
The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) was established in 1970, and owns and operates Nashville International Airport (BNA) and John C. Tune Airport (JWN). With more than 14.1 million passengers visiting each year, Nashville International Airport is the fourth fastest growing airport among the top 50 airports in North America. BNA serves 450 daily flights to more than 65 nonstop markets. It is the 33rd busiest airport in the U.S. MNAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visitflynashville.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/NashvilleInternationalAirport and follow us on Twitter: @Fly_Nashville and Instagram: @FlyNashville. Learn more about BNA Vision, our growth and expansion plan for the airport, at BNAVision.com.