MNAA Terminal and Admin Building Ground Exterior view

Nashville International Airport (BNA) Terminal Garage and Airport Administration Building - Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority

Nashville, TN


  • Client: Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority
  • Assignment: Progressive Design-Build Construction Manager
  • Architect: Moody Nolan
  • Mechanical Engineer: I.C. Thomasson Associates, Inc.
  • Structural Engineer: EMC Structural Engineers, P.C.
  • Civil Engineer: Barge Cauthen & Associates


This project includes a 1.5 million sf, 3,000-space parking garage with a two-story, 70,000 sf airport administration building on the fifth floor. Additionally, it also includes features a 70,000 sf outdoor plaza with landscaping, hardscapes, outdoor seating, a dog park, artwork, and a pedestrian walkway connecting to a future terminal.


  • The garage opened five months before completion of the administration building and started generating revenue during construction.
  • The administration building was completed two months early.
  • Airport operations remained fully functional during the project.
  • The project achieved 27% M/W/SBE participation, surpassing the owner’s goal.
  • There were 23 newly hired career-track workers for the project and more than 100 Promise Zone workers involved.

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