The Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) is your ticket to low-cost, reliable air service in the Lakes Area. Business travelers and vacationers alike can experience the convenience of flying directly to and from Brainerd, spending less time driving. And parking is FREE! Avoid the typical three-hour drive you face every time you fly out of the Twin Cities, along with the high parking fees. The ample parking lot at the Brainerd Airport is safe, well-lit and conveniently located just steps outside the terminal doors.