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Paramount Business Jets offers private jet charter flights and luxury airliner charters to and from Nashville International Airport.

It’s been almost 10 years since the city of Nashville began to get on people’s radar as a great place to visit. The increasing number of flights into and out of Nashville International Airport prove that to be true. For six years in a row, the airport has broken its previous year’s record for the number of flights in and out.

Nashville International Airport Aerial View

Nashville International Airport Aerial View. Picture Source.

Some 16 million passengers used Nashville International in 2018, a 13.2 percent increase – 1.8 million passengers -- over 2017.

And, it’s not just commercial travelers that are singing its praises. Many people rent private jets into Nashville International, which has the reputation of being a major airport that is easy for general aviation aircraft to use. There is no “small plane stigma,” users have said.

Executives hire private jets into Nashville to get to Vanderbilt University and many of the area’s big companies and company headquarters, such as Dollar General, HCA Healthcare, Nissan America and Dell Technologies.

Other A-listers coming into Nashville International on private or chartered business jets are the singers and entertainers coming to perform and the executives from all the major record companies, music publishing houses and recording studios that are located in Nashville.

Airport Information for Nashville International Airport (KBNA, BNA)

LOCATIONNashville, TN, United States
Runway Length (ft) Width (ft) Surface Type Elevation (ft)
02C/20C 8001 150 CONC-G 599
02L/20R 7703 150 CONC-G 599
02R/20L 8000 150 CONC-G 599
13/31 11030 150 ASPH-CONC-G 599

Cessna Citation Bravo Landing at Nashville

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What is the airport code for Nashville International Airport?

The ICAO code for Nashville International Airport is KBNA and its IATA code is BNA.

FBOs at Nashville International

There are two fixed base operators at Nashville International Airport.

Atlantic Aviation

Atlantic Aviation FBO

Atlantic Aviation FBO at KBNA. Picture Source.

Atlantic Aviation Nashville promises customers everything they have come to expect from an FBO – from baggage service to catering – but it also want its customers to know it will do anything needed, including booking a tee time at one of the Nashville area golf courses.

Amenities and services include:

  • 24-hour service
  • Air stairs
  • Charter & international services
  • Complimentary shuttle
  • Concierge
  • Crew cars
  • Executive conference room
  • Flight planning
  • Heated hangar space (for any size jet up to Gulfstream G450)
  • Large Screen TV
  • Maintenance/Avionics
  • Newly renovated terminal
  • Office space
  • Pilot lounge
  • Public notary
  • Tie downs
  • Transient hangar
  • U.S. customs
  • Wi-Fi

Signature Flight Support

Signature Flight Support FBO

Signature Flight Support FBO at KBNA. Picture Source.

Signature Flight Support recognizes that the country music scene isn’t the only reason A-listers charter private jets into BNA. Executives from the many industries in Nashville, such as biotechnology, health care, publishing, finance and high tech manufacturing are frequent fliers into Nashville International, many of which hire private jets into BNA.

  • 100ll line service
  • 130,000 square foot hangar
  • 24-hour surveillance
  • 650,000 square foot ramp
  • Aircraft parking long term
  • Airstairs
  • Avionics service
  • Baggage carts
  • Belt loader
  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Courtesy crew cars
  • Crew room
  • Customs and immigration
  • DCA location
  • Deicing/anti-ice
  • Fireplace
  • Flight planning
  • Fork lift
  • Freshly baked cookies
  • Fruit
  • Fuel farm
  • Golf cart service
  • Heated hangar
  • Helicopter handling
  • Ice
  • Limousine service
  • Medical/ambulance capabilities
  • Overnight hangar
  • Passenger lounge
  • Ramp side vehicle access
  • Satellite TV
  • Shoe shine machine
  • Short-term vehicle parking
  • Showers
  • Snooze room
  • Sports charter handling
  • Tie downs
  • Transient hangar space
  • Transport category handling
  • Vacuum cart
  • Valet
  • Vending machines
  • VIP/head of state handling
  • Water service
  • Weather planning service
  • Wheelchairs
  • Wi-Fi

Nashville’s growing popularity

Portland, Las Vegas, Austin. Some of the cities that have become trendy in recent years.

But, don’t forget about Nashville for it seems to be leading the pack. The airport reported that 2018 was not only the third year in a row that it added more than 1 million additional passengers, it was also the first year that there were more than one million users every single month.

The airport is working hard to keep up with the city’s growing popularity. Plans are in the works to build a new terminal by 2023. It will also add more parking, a state-of-the-art international arrivals facility, a new concourse, more security checkpoints, an airport administration building and even an on-site hotel.

What’s the reason for its growing popularity?

The Grand Ole Opry, Music Row and the Country Music Hall of Fame have always been popular tourist destinations but, it seems, more people are coming to the city just because it’s a cool place to visit.

And, a cool place to hold bachelorette parties.

It’s true. It seems Nashville has taken over as the Bachelorette Party Capital of the United States, leaving Las Vegas at the altar.

In May 2018, a panel of hospitality experts at the Hospitality Design Expo and Conference said Nashville has become the favorite place for a bride and her best gal pals to celebrate upcoming nuptials.

“It’s one of those places where you can’t not have fun,” Gary Dollens, global head of brand development for Hyatt Hotels, said at the convention.

Nashville expects to have 53,000 hotel rooms by 2020, Bruce Ford, director of global business development for Lodging Econometrics, a hotel services firm, said at the convention.

While that is still less than half of Las Vegas’ 125,000 rooms, Nashville’s growth is expected to keep climbing largely because it has found a way to appeal to all age groups where Vegas’ fun times, which often involve drinking and gambling, pretty much shut out all but a partying, over-21 crowd.

While Nashville is a great place to visit for people of any age, the city seems to know it’s important to appeal to those younger travelers of legal age who might also be considering Las Vegas as their destination. These include the elite travelers who charter private jet into BNA. And, those A-listers won’t have trouble finding a place to stay. The city expects a 60 percent growth in upscale hotel rooms. It now has about 7,000.

And then there are the celebrities

Many of the chartered private jets that land at Nashville International carry A-list entertainers coming to the city for an engagement or the celebrities that actually live in Nashville.

In July 2018, the Tennessean asked its readers which of the celebrity couples who live in Nashville is the Most Famous Power Couple. These are the Nashville-resident couples that were listed in the survey:

  • Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
  • T Bone Burnett & Callie Khouri
  • Carrie Underwood & Mike Fisher
  • Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood
  • Keith Urban & Nicole Kidman
  • Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
  • Kristin Cavalliri & Jay Cutler
  • Maren Morris & Ryan Hurd
  • Karen Fairchild & Jimi Westbrook
  • Vince Gill & Amy Grant
  • Brad Paisley & Kimberly Williams-Paisley
  • Hillary Scott & Chris Tyrrell
  • P.K. Subban & Lindsey Vonn
  • Kelsea Ballerini & Morgan Evans
  • Blake She]lton & Gwen Stefani

Who won?

Surprise! Or not much of one: Blake and Gwen – with Tim McGraw & Faith Hill and Carrie Underwood & Mike Fisher not far behind.

Airport history

Nashville International Airport began in 1937 as a 340-acre site located along Murfreesboro Road that was built as a Works Progress Administration project. It was called Berry Field in honor of Colonel Harry S. Berry, who was the administrator of the WPA in Tennessee.

In fact, that is where Nashville International gets its BNA airport code – Berry Nashville.

It had a terminal, two hangars, one runway and a flashing beacon. The first commercial carriers to use the airport were American and Eastern airlines.

It was enlarged and used by as the military base for the 4th Ferrying Command during World War II. When the federal government returned the airport to the city of Nashville after the war, it was a much larger 1,500 acres.

It served the city until the late 1950s when, bursting at the seams, expansion plans began. In 1961, a year after jet service began, Nashville opened a new 145,900-square-foot passenger terminal.

By 1977, the airport property was 3,300 acres. There were three runways. The passenger terminal had been remodeled and expanded but the airport would keep growing.

In 1984, a new terminal was in the works. A new 750,000-square-foot passenger terminal was opened in 1987. Two years later, a parallel runway was opened.

The airport remained Berry Field until 1988, when it changed its name to Nashville International Airport.

However, a military presence – as well as the name Berry Field – remains at Nashville International.

Berry Field is the name of the Tennessee Air National Guard complex at the airport. Its airlift wing is located at the southern end of the field.

FBOs and Handlers at Nashville International Airport, KBNA, BNA

Mercury Air Center  635 HANGAR LANE  (615) 360-8109   
Signature Flight Support  767 Hangar Lane
Nashville, Tennessee 
(615) 361-3000   
Atlantic Aviation  635 Hangar Lane
Nashville, TN 37217 

METAR Weather Data at Nashville International Airport, KBNA, BNA

OBSERVEDMon May 16, 13:53 UTC
NOWMon May 16, 14:32 UTC
AGE39 min ago
WINDNNW at 14 mph
CLOUDSmostly cloudy
TEMP72°F (22°C)
DEWPT54°F (12°C)
BAROMETER1015 hPa (29.98 in Hg)
METARKBNA 161353Z 34012KT 10SM SCT025 BKN250 22/12 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP144 T02170117 $

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