Nashville International Airport Master Plan


Wilmot partnered with Nashville International Airport as part of their master planning effort to inform sustainability considerations and analyze waste reduction opportunities. Wilmot also developed sustainability criteria to evaluate a variety of potential airport expansion layouts for the facility.


As greater Nashville continues to grow, Nashville International Airpot (BNA) is investing $1.2B in expanded capacity and services to accommodate an estimated 23M annual passengers by 2037.

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Wilmot’s Role

Wilmot partnered with BNA to identify opportunities to reduce the airport’s resource footprint as operations expand to meet growing regional demand. Our team conducted a waste characterization study and assessed the requirements to divert priority materials and the feasibility of implementing waste reduction and diversion strategies.

Additionally, the Wilmot team is evaluating alternative design scenarios by assessing each scenario under triple bottom line criteria associated with resource use, resilience, passenger capacity, greenhouse gas emissions, etc. Leveraging a triple bottom line methodology will allow the airport to comprehensively evaluate and prioritize the alternatives by considering the long-term social, environmental and economic benefits associated with each scenario.


Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority

Nashville, TN


  • Aviation


  • Alternatives analysis

  • Feasibility study

  • Materials management planning

  • Waste characterization