NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Nashville International Airport has set a new passenger record as it saw more than 12.9 million travelers in 2016.
BNA saw 1.3 million more passengers in 2016 than in 2015 which made for a robust 11 percent increase in travelers.
This is the fourth consecutive year the airport has set a new all-time passenger record from the previous year.
“It’s been a whirlwind of a year, and we expect even more good things in 2017,” said Bobby Joslin, chair of MNAA’s Board of Commissioners. “We are all committed to serving Nashville and our neighbors all across Tennessee by keeping BNA a world-class airport and preparing for the continued growth on the horizon.”
Several new nonstop flights were launched in 2016, including (but not limited to) Ft. Lauderdale, Boston, San Francisco, Toronto and Charlotte.