About the Area
Nashville International Airport (BNA) is located in the southeastern part of Nashville, the capital of Tennessee. In 1937, it was known as Berry Field, from which its IATA code BNA was derived from. However, in 1988, the airport adopted its current name.
Dubbed as the Music City, Nashville will make you see music in another light, whether you are a music lover or not. One of the unique things to do here is to learn about Nashville’s music footprint by visiting the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum. It features the rich history of country music as well as notable country singers.
Beyond music, there are other fun things to do in this booming city. You can try out their uniquely delectable dishes, visit attractions such as the Nashville Escape Room Games and the Adventure Science Center, watch a performance by the Nashville Ballet, or connect with nature in their lush trails and gorgeous parks.
Airport Facilities, Services & FAQ
This four-runway airport has a three-level commercial terminal. The first level has ground transportation access, a baggage claim area on the second, and drop-off point, concourse access, and ticketing on the third level. It has a total of four concourses leading to 48 gates.
While you are there, you could watch live music performances scheduled several times a week. Catch these shows on the stages of Concourse C and A/B Concourse Meeter-Greeter Lounge, and at the Concourse C Food Court stage.
There is also a vast selection of dining options at BNA. From light snacks to full meals, there will surely be something to satisfy your cravings. Coffee shops, bars, and taverns are also strategically located for you to easily spot your beverage of choice.
Nashville International Airport is continuously building more state-of-the-art facilities through its growth and expansion plan called BNA Vision. Its aim is to have an on-site hotel, additional concourses as well as gates, more retail and dining options, a spacious lobby, and additional security lanes.
There are two exclusive passenger lounges at the airport which are only allotted for members of particular airline clubs. One lounge is for the members of the Admiral Club and it is located near Gate C-12, while another one is for the members of the Sky Club and it is near Gate B-3. Military men and their families can also use the USO Center which is located near the Concourse C exit.
For the rest of the passengers, there are two public lounges. These are the Concourse C Meeter-Greeter Lounge and the A/B Concourse Meeter-Greeter Lounge. Comfortable seats are also provided at the waiting gates.
Aside from the lounges, there are other places of relaxation at BNA. Massage chairs are located on both Concourse B and C, and there is a Massage Bar near Gate C-14.
There are three ATMs at the airport. One is located at Concourse B near Gate B-10, another one is at Concourse C near Gate C-14, and the third one is at the baggage claim area near Carousel #7.
Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas that are frequented by the passengers at the airport. Unlike other airports that only offer complimentary Wi-Fi for a limited time, BNA offers unlimited free connectivity. All you need to do is to connect to “!BNA_Free_Wi-Fi” and enjoy internet speed of up to 5 MBPS.
BNA currently has two terminal garages, one terminal lot, and two economy lots. It provides services such as Valet Parking and BNA Express Park at reasonable prices. Free use of Cellphone Waiting Lots is also available for people waiting to pick up passengers.
Aside from the food court, you may bring your kids to the children’s play area. It has aviation-themed play equipment that children will surely love. It is located on Concourse B and is accessible from all concourses.
Are there car rental facilities?
The location of BNA’s car rental facility is just a short walk from the main terminal. Take the exit from the main terminal in level 1 and then follow the sidewalk until you reach past the Valet Drop-off area. You then have to cross the terminal drive where a guard can assist you to cross safely, after which you can already see the car rental facility.
BNA serves approximately 18.3M passengers annually and the following are the popular domestic destinations:
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Denver, Colorado
- Dallas/ Fort Worth, Texas
- Charlotte, North Carolina
- New York-LaGuardia, New York