Chennault International Airport announces its new air cargo facility is available for lease

2022-09-15T15:47:27+00:00

Chennault International Airport, an emerging aerospace hub along the central U.S. Gulf Coast, has completed a $4 million air cargo facility that is now available for lease. Air cargo facility development, incentives, and specialized ground equipment purchases – in addition to land acquisition and remediation, and taxiway improvements – has produced a first-rate, cargo-ready airport, its leadership team said. “We [...]

Chennault International Airport announces its new air cargo facility is available for lease2022-09-15T15:47:27+00:00

Chennault hosts Chamber SWLA’s Business After Hours at Million Air

2022-09-15T16:07:47+00:00

Business After Hours at Million Air Draws Capacity Crowd The Chennault International Airport team welcomed a packed house at Million Air, Chennault’s fixed-base operator, as host of the Chamber SWLA’s “Business After Hours” gathering for area business professionals. The event showcased Chennault’s major role in the Southwest Louisiana economy — as a source of 1,000 jobs [...]

Chennault hosts Chamber SWLA’s Business After Hours at Million Air2022-09-15T16:07:47+00:00

Chennault is ‘emerging national aerospace hub’

2022-09-15T16:08:40+00:00

Chennault is ‘emerging national aerospace hub' Thrive magazine Chennault International Airport is an emerging national aerospace hub that has kept military, corporate and personal aircraft in tip-top condition for more than three decades. Much of the industry is already familiar with Chennault and the Lake Charles region, given its first-class tenant partners — including Northrop Grumman, LandLocked [...]

Chennault is ‘emerging national aerospace hub’2022-09-15T16:08:40+00:00

Big plans with a big runway: Historic airport seeks to transform itself

2021-11-29T21:46:21+00:00

An Airbus 320 being serviced at the airport is pictured Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles, La. STAFF PHOTO BY LESLIE WESTBROOK LAKE CHARLES - It’s been a Cold War air base, a deserted strip used for drag races and driving lessons, and more recently a site for training flights and plane maintenance, [...]

Big plans with a big runway: Historic airport seeks to transform itself2021-11-29T21:46:21+00:00

Chennault Breaks Ground on $4 Million Air Cargo Facility

2021-06-30T14:30:19+00:00

Chennault International Airport broke ground today on a $4 million facility to enter the air cargo sector. Stakeholders with golden shovels turned the first ceremonial dirt on Thursday to build an air cargo warehouse. The new facility will be the centerpiece of Chennault’s latest effort to provide economic diversity and ultimately create new jobs at the airport, which is recognized [...]

Chennault Breaks Ground on $4 Million Air Cargo Facility2021-06-30T14:30:19+00:00

Historical Fact Sheet

2021-03-12T16:19:48+00:00

Historical Fact Sheet About Chennault International Airport Modern-day Chennault International Airport is home to an active airfield and business community in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Originally constructed as a WWII-era air base, the facility now functions as a non-commercial airport—supporting general aviation, military operations, disaster relief, education, aircraft maintenance and repair, and other aviation and non-aviation businesses. Its runway—at 2 miles [...]

Historical Fact Sheet2021-03-12T16:19:48+00:00

CHEN Fact Sheet

2021-04-08T13:21:35+00:00

CHEN Fact Sheet Chennault International Airport is a leading hub of aerospace activity strategically located in the south central U.S. in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The airport serves general aviation civilian and military aircraft with an FAA contract tower and a first-class FBO—Million Air—providing fuel and terminal service. Chennault Park is home to such corporate tenants as Northrop Grumman, Citadel Completions, [...]

CHEN Fact Sheet2021-04-08T13:21:35+00:00

Chennault welcomes special aircraft for refurbishment

2021-04-08T13:22:19+00:00

Chennault welcomes special aircraft for refurbishment LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Spirits are flying high at Chennault International Airport, as the U.S. Government P-3 Orion Aircraft landed as it prepares for maintenance and repair. Chennault International Airport has been a staple for Lake Charles since World War II, securing jobs and investments for the region since its rejuvenation in 1986. [...]

Chennault welcomes special aircraft for refurbishment2021-04-08T13:22:19+00:00

Chennault to be home to new National Guard readiness site

2021-04-08T13:57:09+00:00

Chennault to be home to new National Guard readiness site Chennault International Airport officials announced this week that the airport will serve as host of a new training center for the Louisiana National Guard set to be completed in 2023. Above, an artist’s rendering of the proposed training center. Chennault International Airport will be the future home to National Guard [...]

Chennault to be home to new National Guard readiness site2021-04-08T13:57:09+00:00
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