Nashville International Airport
Nashville International Airport has begun a five-year renovation project to enhance the terminal. The plan includes updated and expanded restaurant and retail space, upgrades to restroom facilities, a consolidated security checkpoint and changes to the interior design.
BNA is about eight miles from downtown Nashville and nine miles from the Opryland entertainment complex.
Tune into 1610 AM for airport information.
Passenger pick-up: A waiting area is available for drivers who are meeting passengers. Look for the blue-and-white signs to the waiting area. Monitors in the area provide real-time flight information.
Cheapest parking: Economy parking is $6 a day (with free shuttle to the terminal), while long-term parking is $8 a day, or $1.50 for up to an hour.
Most convenient: Short-term parking is $20 a day with the first 30 minutes free.
Valet parking: Available for $18 a day with a minimum charge of $8. Toll free number for easy notification of any changes to your travel itinerary: 1-877-4-VALET-1, (1-877-482-5381) or locally, 615-275-5381.
Security: The airport will restrict parking within 300 feet of the terminals when the U.S. government deems the national security risk "severe" or "high." Check the current risk level.
More parking information: 615-275-1045
Bus: The Metropolitan Transit Authority Bus No. 18 leaves leaves the Welcome Center on the baggage claim level nine times a day on weekdays and four times a day on weekends; one-way fare is $1.25.
Cab: It's a flat rate of $22 to downtown and the Opryland complex. For any other destination, the meter starts at $4.50, with a charge of $2 per mile.
- North lot: Dollar, Enterprise and Thrifty
- South lot: Alamo, National
- Short-term garage (first level): Avis, Budget and Hertz
GETTING AROUND THE AIRPORT
Nashville International has a three-story terminal building with Ground Transportation on Level One, Baggage Claim on Level Two and a Ticketing Lobby on Level Three that connects to all four Concourses.
Lost and Found: Information Center on the Baggage Claim level. Call 615-275-1674 or -1675.
Wi-Fi: Wireless Internet access is available throughout the terminal at a cost of $6.95 per day. Contact: 1-800-550-5030.
Traveler Assistance: The Information Desk is located at the Welcome Center on the Baggage Level.
Business Center: Operated by Wright Travel and located on the Ticketing Level near the escalator at the C/D checkpoint.
ATMs: ATMS are located on the Ticketing Level by Wright Travel and SunTrust Bank.
Children: When the kids need a break, take them to the children's play area on the connector between the C/D and A/B concourses.
- Grab a micro brew at Market Street Pub in the food court area in Concourse C.
- There's also live music at three locations throughout the airport -- including jazz, classical and the requisite country and bluegrass -- on weekdays during the morning and early afternoon.
- Get a tast of Southern BBQ at Whitt's Barbecue in concourses A, B and C.
- Need to relax? Take a break at the Massage Bar on Concourse C, near gate C-14.
- Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport for $6.95 a day.
Or Call 301-540-2021