Whether you’re a seasoned pilot or embarking on your first solo flight, here are 10 essential things you need to know about Chennault International Airport:

1. Impressive two-mile runway

Chennault International Airport boasts a formidable two-mile-long runway, showcasing our commitment to excellence in aviation infrastructure. This expansive runway is equipped to handle every type of aircraft flying today.

2. Efficient airfield operations

Our airfield is a bustling hub of aviation activity, renowned for uncongested airspace and minimal ground delays. With over 65 operations daily — takeoffs, touch-and-gos, and landings — Chennault maintains accredited FAA contract air traffic control services from 6 a.m.-10 p.m. seven days a week.

3. Real-Time weather updates

Stay informed and safe with Chennault’s dedicated weather services. Access real-time weather updates and flight planning resources to make well-informed decisions before takeoff, ensuring a smooth and secure journey.

4. World-class FBO services

Experience unparalleled FBO services with Million Air at Chennault. Whether you require operational support or seek to indulge in luxurious amenities, Million Air elevates your aviation experience, catering to your every need.

5. Convenient self-serve fueling

Refuel with ease at Chennault’s self-serve avgas plaza. Enjoy extended hoses, card reader access, and competitive prices designed to streamline your refueling process, allowing you to focus on what matters most—flying.

6. Streamlined foreign clearance

Planning an international flight? Chennault International Airport offers a streamlined process for pilots seeking foreign clearance. Whether you’re arriving from abroad or planning an outbound international journey, our dedicated services ensure a seamless transition through international airspace.

7. Comprehensive maintenance services

Benefit from our reputable aircraft maintenance facilities, ensuring your aircraft remains in optimal condition. From routine inspections to major repairs, our expert services prioritize safety and efficiency.

8. Professional air traffic control

Navigate confidently with Chennault’s professional ATC services, providing clear and concise communication to guide you through every phase of your flight. Our ATC team is committed to ensuring a safe and efficient airspace.

9. Pilot-friendly amenities

Explore our pilot-specific amenities, including comfortable crew lounges and convenient dining options. Whether you’re on a brief layover or planning an extended stay, Chennault caters to pilots’ needs with tailored amenities.

10. Local area insights

Discover what Lake Charles and the surrounding areas have to offer. From local attractions to dining recommendations, Chennault provides valuable insights into your destination, ensuring a memorable experience both in the air and on the ground.

Discover Chennault International Airport

Chennault is more than a transit point—it’s a partner in your aviation journey. Discover the difference and elevate your flying experience with Chennault where excellence meets the sky.