Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)
Facilities and Services
(Baton Rouge, Louisiana - LA, USA)
Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) is the main transportation access point to the capital of Louisiana and it caters to hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The airport has one passenger terminal, which consists of two floors and a central three-level atrium.
Baton Rouge Metropolitan is well designed and it has adequate facilities and amenities for passengers. The terminal has business and conference centers, Wi-Fi Internet access, an ATM machine, great gift shopping, a central restaurant and bar area, and extensive disabled facilities.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +1 225 355 0333
Baton Rouge Metropolitan International (BTR) is small, compact and easy to get around. The functional layout follows that of most small air terminals, with Arrivals situated on the first floor and Departures on the second. Most of the airport's amenities such as shops, restaurants and bars are located on the second floor. Information, security and medical staff at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport are consistently given praise for their helpfulness. Some useful numbers include:
Airport Main Switchboard - +1 225 355 0333
Airport Lost and Found - +1 225 355 0333
Airport Police - +1 225 355 2068
Tourist Information Desk - +1 225 355 0333
Shopping Information - +1 225 356 1708
Paging - +1 225 355 0333
Conference Center - +1 225 355 0333
Airport Shuttle - +1 225 933 7107
Parking Information - +1 225 355 2978
Airport Restaurants - +1 225 354 3448
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Opposite the Central Restaurant food court are the second floor gift shop outlets, which have a variety of counters selling a selection of goods, ranging from local handicrafts to well-known labels. There is also a small gift shop on the first floor, near the curbside Check-in area. As BTR is a domestic airport, there is no duty-free shopping.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
All of BTR's restaurants and bars are located on the second floor of the atrium, where the large Central Restaurant food court offers a variety of food, from fast food to local and international dishes. The airport's bars and cafés are also incorporated into the Central Restaurant.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport has an ATM machine situated on the second floor and there is wireless Internet access across the terminal. The Business Center on the second floor can assist with last minute courier services.
Business and Conference Facilities
A comprehensive Business Center is located on the second floor between the smoking room and the restrooms, and it has facsimile machines, photocopiers, computers and printers. Behind the airport information counter on the first floor is a spacious conference room which can be fitted with the latest multimedia equipment. Catering services can also be arranged. All four airlines servicing the airport have lounges which offer business and conference options.
Baton Rouge Metropolitan (BTR) fully complies with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. There is plenty of convenient handicapped parking located near to the terminal, with the airport accessed via walkways with ramps and railings. Inside the terminal, there are ramps, elevators, modified telephones and special toilets to cater to the needs of all disabled visitors. Wheelchairs and assistance can also be arranged through the airport information desk.