Officials expect increased airport traffic due to Trump visit
BATON ROUGE – Officials say that the Baton Rouge Metro Airport expects higher than normal traffic volumes due to President-Elect Donald Trump's visit on Friday.
Travelers can expect high traffic volumes between 9 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m to 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9.
Airline passengers are encouraged to give themselves more time to get to the airport during the above times and should arrive at least 90 minutes before their flight departs. Signs and parking attendants will direct event traffic to designated parking areas. Passengers will be able to access the terminal front and parking garages.
Airport officials recommend that drivers not catching a flight or attending the rally to avoid driving near the area.