Becky Stojeba said the majority of passengers on her flight were seated very close together in the first eleven rows even though rows 12-30 were largely empty.
It's not clear at this time if the man was a ground crew member, a person employed by an airline carrier, or a pedestrian.
The incident happened on May 7 and involved Southwest Airlines flight 1392. The flight was arriving from Dallas at just after 8 p.m. when crew reported seeing a person visible on runway 17 shortly after touchdown.
Before the viral outbreak, Austin-Bergstrom was considered the second-fastest growing airport in the nation.
ABIA has stayed open during the coronavirus outbreak as critical infrastructure concerning travel needs.
Each airport will feature a musician local to their city in support of the creative community during the COVID-19 crisis.