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Nashville International Airport Provides Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Nashville International Airport Provides Thanksgiving Travel Tips 
Heavier Passenger Departure Days Expected for Nov. 20-21, and Nov. 25-26

 NASHVILLE ─ As the holidays approach, Nashville International Airport (BNA) anticipates heavier passenger departure days on Tuesday, Nov. 20, Wednesday, Nov. 21, Sunday, Nov. 25, and Monday, Nov. 26. BNA is offering the following travel tips and information to take the stress out of Thanksgiving-week travel. 

Travel Tips:
  • Pack smart by knowing what to pack before you depart. Visit tsa.gov for tips. 
  •  Check flight status before heading to BNA. 
  •  Arrive inside the terminal at least two hours before a scheduled flight
  • Be sure to check your boarding pass before entering the security check point to see if you've been selected to participate in TSA Pre✓™ for that particular flight. 
  • Check Security Checkpoint Wait Times at www.flynashville.com and on flight information monitors in the Ticketing Lobby. 
  • Mobile boarding passes are accepted at BNA. Passengers can use their smartphones and mobile devices to show their boarding passes and for check-in. For more information, contact your airline carrier. 
  • Visit www.flynashville.com for more information and tips. 


Parking at BNA:

​Parking Lot
​Rate
​BNA Express Park
​$9/day standard;
$11/day for covered parking
​Economy
​$11/day
​Long Term B
​$11/day
​Long Term A
​$18/day
​Short Term Parking Garage
​$23/day
​Valet
​$28/day
  • Track airport shuttle buses in real time. Visit http://www.nashvilleairport.ridesystems.net/default.aspx to see real-time tracking of all airport parking shuttle buses.

  • Twenty-minute parking spaces are available in the Short Term Garage. The first 20 minutes in all BNA parking lots is free, but there are also designated 20-minute parking spaces in the Short Term Parking Garage. There are a total of 20 spaces (18 on Level 2, and two on Level 1). All 20 spaces are conveniently located close to the terminal entrance. 

  • Electric vehicle charging stations are available on the top level of the Short Term Parking Garage, and at BNA Express Park.

  • Two FREE cell phone/waiting areas are available for the convenience of drivers who are meeting passengers. Real-time flight information monitors allow drivers to check the status of incoming flights. The 44-space lot is easily accessible for motorists exiting from I-40 East, Exit 216A. The 49-space lot is easily accessible for motorists exiting from I-40 East, Donelson Pike Exit 216B. 
Parking questions? Contact ABM at (615) 275-1045.
Airport Parking LotShuttle questions? Contact ABM at (615) 360-0010. 


Arts at the Airport:

  • See The Puppet Truck perform "The Frog Prince" at the Concourse C Meeter/Greeter area on Wednesday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

  • Enjoy extended hours of live music on Tuesday, Nov. 20, and Wednesday, Nov. 21:

    Tuesday, Nov. 20: 
    Concourses A & B Meeter/Greeter Stage (near Tootsies) 
    Joe West Trio, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Concourse C Meeter/Greeter Stage (near Starbucks)
    John England & the Western Swingers, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Sonja Hopkins, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    DeVille, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Concourse C Foodcourt Stage
    Michael Fair, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Steve Roper, 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Pattie Cossentino, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Wednesday, Nov. 21:
    Concourses A & B Meeter/Greeter Stage (near Tootsies) 
    Joe West Trio, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Concourse C Meeter/Greeter Stage (near Starbucks)
    Joe Freel Quartet, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    John Birdsong Quartet, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m

    Concourse C Foodcourt Stage
    San Rafael Band, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Karlton Taylor, 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    The NashTones, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
BNA is currently served by 15 airlines and offers 460 daily flights. Nashville International Airport provides nonstop air service to more than 65 destinations

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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 14.9 million passengers visiting each year, Nashville International Airport is one of the fastest growing airport among the top 50 airports in North America. BNA serves 460 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 visit flynashville.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.

 

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