The Chennault International Airport Authority as sponsor for the Chennault International Airport hereby announces its FY 2019-2021 Triennial DBE Goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) airport construction projects as indicated below: Fiscal Year 2019: TW Delta Realignment Preliminary Engineering Report: No DBE Required Fiscal Year 2020: TW Delta Realignment Design: No DBE Required Fiscal Year 2021: TW Delta Realignment Construction: [...]
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Chennault International Airport hosted a two-day, intensive safety training course this week for airport personnel across the state, including New Orleans, Alexandria and Shreveport. The Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist school trains airport personnel on how to enhance and improve the quality of service in Louisiana’s aerospace community. More than 35 aviation personnel members learned flight line operations, airport [...]
Jude Yousser said she can jump just as high as the hot air balloons that gave tethered rides this weekend at the inaugural Southwest Louisiana Balloon Festival at Chennault International Airport. The 5-year-old — who’s quick to point out she’ll be 6 in September — jumped as high as she could while watching the hot air balloons slowly rise across [...]
The economy of the Southwest Louisiana Region is very diverse. Petrochemical and LNG industries are getting the most talk because of the billions in projects underway. The backbone of our region remains agriculture and forestry. Healthcare is growing and, in fact, currently employs more people than any other sector. Hospitality and gaming bring millions of people to our area each year and [...]
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:00 p.m. CIAA Board Room/3650 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Avenue/Lake Charles, LA 70615 PROPOSED AGENDA Call to order; Pledge of Allegiance; Roll Call; Amendments, additions and deletions to the Proposed Agenda; Announcements/Correspondence; Kevin Melton Discuss and take appropriate action to adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to prepare and submit [...]
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:00 noon CIAA Board Room/3650 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Avenue/Lake Charles, LA 70615 PROPOSED AGENDA Call to order; Pledge of Allegiance; Roll Call; Amendments, additions and deletions to the Proposed Agenda; Announcements/Correspondence; Kevin Melton Gerald Theunissen Cushman & Wakefield O’Carroll Group Discuss and take appropriate action to authorize the Executive [...]
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Chennault International Airport housed around two dozen U.S. Air Force jets and their pilots this week. The T-38 Talon twinjet supersonic jet trainers were from Oklahoma, which has been facing severe weather this week. The Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma temporarily relocated multiple aircraft fleets to various locations around the U.S. According to Chennault, [...]
President Donald Trump visited Sempra Energy's $10 billion Cameron LNG export facility in Hackberry on Tuesday, touting the United States as being an "energy superpower" under his administration, while also promising a new Interstate 10-Calcasieu River bridge, if re-elected. "Now we have an America-first energy policy just like we have an America-first policy," Trump said. "It's music to people's ears." [...]
We all know about the excitement and power of the Airshow, but you may not know about its educational side. The money the airshow makes goes to support STEM education--a national movement to get schoolkids interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Click here to view the video on KPLCTV.com
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:00 noon CIAA Board Room/3650 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Avenue/Lake Charles, LA 70615 PROPOSED AGENDA Call to order; Pledge of Allegiance; Roll Call; Amendments, additions and deletions to the Proposed Agenda; Announcements/Correspondence; Kevin Melton Gerald Theunissen Public Affairs – O’Carroll Group Cushman & Wakefield Discuss and take appropriate action to move [...]