Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport BTR
serves more than 1.6 million residents across south Louisiana and southwest Mississippi. Prior to becoming a state-of-the art intermodal facility, BTR Baton Rouge airport used to be a military installation.
BTR Airport is is only 7 miles from from downtown Baton Rouge - Louisiana's capital city -and is right off Interstate Hwy. 110, and accessible via S.R.190, I-12 and I-10.
With three runways and 749,997 passengers in 2016, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is served by a number of domestic airlines offering non-stop flights to major U.S. hubs with worldwide connections.
The two-level Passenger Terminal
has recently been renovated. It houses in the center a new three-level atrium ('the Rotunda') The glass-enclosed Rotunda now houses the TSA checkpoint (open 4:45am-7pm) and offers food & drink and retail concessions, new seating with power outlets. The ground level is divided between check-in area with ticket counters, and arrivals area with baggage claim, information kiosks, security check and access after security check
Level 2 houses to the boarding area with Concourses A & B. A Business Center, smoking room, reading room, Children's Play room are near the B gates.
with gates A1-A4 - is presently served by Delta & United, and
with gates B1-23 - is presently served by American.
TSA Security Clearance
is open 4:am-7:30pm
Airline currently serving the Airport & ticket counter operations (winter/summer seasons):
American - tel. 1-800-4333-7300; open 4:30am-6pm / 4am-6:45pm - to Dallas/Ft. Worth DFW & Charlotte CT
Delta* - tel. 1-800-221-1212; open 4am-6pm / 4:30am-6pm - to Atlanta ATL
United - tel. 1-800-864-8331; open 4am-7:30pm / 4am-8pm - to Houston IAH
* Note that Delta's special agents are at hand ( recognized by their red jackets) - to assist passengers with Delta-related concerns.
The old Rotunda is now the official arrivals court for visitors picking up a passenger at the airport; with vending machines for snacks & drinks.
Transportation from Baton Rouge Airport: Taxis & shuttles are the only means of transportation from the Airport
to the City. For information on CATS Capital Area Transit System