Baton Rouge airport

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)


The airport is located four miles (7km) outside of Baton Rouge's central business district.

Getting to the city

Capital Area Transit System (CATS) provides an express airport service to downtown. The bus leaves hourly and tickets cost $1.75.


GMT -6 (GMT -5 from the first Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Cars from major car rental companies including Hertz, Avis, National, Enterprise and Budget are available at the airport.

Airport Taxis

A great number of taxi companies service Baton Rouge Airport. From the airport to Baton Rouge city centre, it should cost between $25 and $35 depending on the traffic.


Baton Rouge Airport offers a number of amenities, including a children's play room, a reading room, restrooms, a smoking room, a business centre, a food court, gift shops, an arcade, ATMs, Cable TVs, courtesy phones, massage chairs, a nursing room, a non-denominational chapel, shoe shine services, vending machines and a conference room.


Two three-storey parking garages are located directly opposite Baton Rouge Airport terminal. For standard parking it costs $1 per half hour or portion thereof, or $2 per hour for economy parking. For a full 24 hours it's $10 in the standard lot, or $7 in the economy lot. Payment is at check out while exiting the lot and most major credit cards are accepted.




Free wifi is available throughout the Baton Rouge airport terminal building.

Baton Rouge Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.