WATCH: Travelers travel to Nashville airfield from I-40 as trade swells


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Traffic was corroborated adult outward Nashville International Airport Friday evening, causing some travelers to get out of vehicles on Interstate 40 and walk, rushing to locate their flights. 

“Rush hour in Nashville on a holiday weekend during a airfield can means some issues,” pronounced Tom Jurkovich, orator for Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority. 

“We work by it flattering fast normally, it’s only been a small worse today.” 

Jurkovich says some of a back-ups was also caused by a male station on tip of a breezeway nearby departures for hours, melancholy to jump. 

“There’s an particular who appears to be disturbed,” Jurkovich said. “He is on a roof of a causeway there. He won’t come down. It’s slippery. He seems agitated.” 

Jurkovich says they’re prepared for a holiday weekend rush. 

“We supplement additional personnel,” he said. “We have additional military officers. All a airlines beef adult their staffs. We do all we can to make it as well-spoken and fit as possible.” 

“Just to get in a airfield was unequivocally busy,” Katherine Estevez-Merchan. “I was unequivocally surprised.”

Despite backup outside, lines moved pretty quickly once travelers got inside. 

“I was awaiting a madhouse,” pronounced Chris Rowell. “Not as bad as one as we suspicion it would be.” 

Many travelers didn’t leave anything to possibility and showed adult hours early to equivocate any intensity chaos. 

“I only wanted to be prepared and not be in a stressful conditions before we get on a plane,” pronounced Raymond Bertram who arrived at the airfield 4 hours forward of his flight. 

About 40,000 people are approaching to fly into and out of BNA Friday, according to Jurkovich. 

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