Airports in Louisiana
One of the major airports in Louisiana is in Baton Rouge, the capital. The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport has many facilities for travelers. There are ATMs, vending machines, a business center, children's play area, conference center, a non-denominational chapel, a reading room and a gift shop.
Other major airports in Louisiana are in Monroe, Shreveport, Ruston, Opelousas, Eunice, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Morgan City and Houma.
Here’s a look at some of the best airports in Louisiana:
Alexandria International Airport
Alexandria International Airport is a public use airport located four nautical miles west of the central business district of Alexandria, in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. Operated by the England Authority alias England Economic and Industrial Development District, the airport has been categorized as a primary commercial service airport by the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems.
As a public use airport, the Lakefront Airport is located four nautical miles northeast of the central business district of New Orleans, in Orleans Parish, Louisiana. The airport is owned by the Orleans Levee District and has been categorized as a general aviation reliever airport by the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011-2015.
Esler Regional Airport
Esler Field or the Esler Regional Airport is a military and public use airfield located in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, near the City of Pineville. The airport is located about 10 nautical miles northeast of the central business district of Alexandria, Louisiana. It is being owned by the Louisiana Army National Guard and home to the Army Aviation Support Facility.
St. Tammany Regional Airport
It is a public use airport located six nautical miles southeast of the central business district of Covington, Louisiana. It is owned by St. Tammany Parish and has Abita Springs as the nearest town.
This is a public use airport located two nautical miles northwest of its central business district. It is owned by the City of Minden and was formerly known as Minden-Webster Airport. The Minden Airport has been assigned MNE by the FAA but lacks a designation by the IATA.
Barksdale Air Force Base
As a United States Air Force Base, the Barksdale Air Force Base is located in northwest Louisiana, USA and occupies over 22,000 acres of the land east of Bossier City. Plus, it lies along the southern edge of Interstate Highway 20. Host unit at Barksdale is the 2nd Bomb Wing (2BW), which is the oldest Bomb Wing in the Air Fore.
List of Airports in Louisiana
|Airport Name||Code||City||Hub||Enplanements (2015)|
|Louis Armstrong New Orleans International||MSY||Metairie||M||5,329,711|
|Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field||BTR||Baton Rouge||N||366,102|
|Lafayette Regional/Paul Fournet Field||LFT||Lafayette||N||243,840|
|Lake Charles Regional||LCH||Lake Charles||N||69,130|
|Barksdale AFB||BAD||Bossier City||None||1,567|
|Acadiana Regional||ARA||New Iberia||None||880|
|Southern Seaplane||65LA||Belle Chasse||None||250|
|St Tammany Regional||L31||Covington||None||120|
|Hammond Northshore Regional||HDC||Hammond||None||22|
|Chennault International||CWF||Lake Charles||None||1|
Last Updated on : December 13, 2016