Chennault to be home to new National Guard readiness site

2022-09-29T16:22:36+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 site2022-09-29T16:22:36+00:00

October 2020-Public Emergency Notice

2021-04-08T13:23:03+00:00

October 2020-Public Emergency Notice NOTICE A    RESOLUTION      DECLARING    AN    EXTREME PUBLIC EMERGENCY AS CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL HAS RECEIVED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE WITHIN THE CONFINES OF THE FACILITY WHICH ENTAILS HANGARS, BUILDINGS, EQUIPMENT, PERIMETER SECURITY AND FENCING, AND UNFORESEEN PURCHASES ON AUGUST 27, 2020 AND OCTOBER 9, 2020, AS A DIRECT RESULT OF HURRICANE LAURA AND HURRICANE DELTA [...]

October 2020-Public Emergency Notice2021-04-08T13:23:03+00:00

Sunrise Interview: Kevin Melton with Chennault International Airport – Sept. 15, 2020

2022-09-29T16:25:56+00:00

Sunrise Interview: Kevin Melton with Chennault International Airport - Sept. 15, 2020 LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - We spoke with Executive Director Kevin Melton with Chennault International Airport this morning about the over $50 million in damages there and how several businesses at the airport are already up and running. Melton says that unfortunately the Fournet plane in front of [...]

Sunrise Interview: Kevin Melton with Chennault International Airport – Sept. 15, 20202022-09-29T16:25:56+00:00

The Chennault International Airport Authority has declared an extreme Public Emergency

2021-04-08T13:24:41+00:00

The Chennault International Airport Authority has declared an extreme Public Emergency NOTICE The Chennault International Airport Authority has declared an extreme Public Emergency regarding the extensive damage caused by Hurricane Laura. Hurricane Laura was an unforeseen mischance bringing with it destruction of public property and the imminent threat of further damage to Chennault publicly-owned facilities; and The current damage and [...]

The Chennault International Airport Authority has declared an extreme Public Emergency2021-04-08T13:24:41+00:00

Louisiana: Building A More Resilient State

2021-04-08T14:20:12+00:00

Louisiana: Building A More Resilient State hen COVID-19 rewrote business plans worldwide in 2020, Louisiana leaders viewed the pandemic through a paramount lens: How can we build a more resilient state? In April, Louisiana formed an 18-member Resilient Louisiana Commission with 15 associated task forces with two important missions: charting a path toward safely reopening the economy and making Louisiana [...]

Louisiana: Building A More Resilient State2021-04-08T14:20:12+00:00

Forbes profiles Air Force hurricane exercise hosted at Chennault

2021-04-08T13:27:05+00:00

Forbes profiles Air Force hurricane exercise hosted at Chennault Aug. 3,  2020 Forbes magazine was on-site at Chennault to cover the just-concluded Swamp Devil exercise by the 621st Contingency Response Wing. The story offers up-close detail about the training for emergency response after a disaster. The article by Jim Clash is titled “USAF Exercise Swamp Devil Tests Hurricane Prep During [...]

Forbes profiles Air Force hurricane exercise hosted at Chennault2021-04-08T13:27:05+00:00

Northrop Grumman $36M contract for B-52 work in Louisiana

2021-04-08T13:27:30+00:00

Northrop Grumman $36M contract for B-52 work in Louisiana LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. has a contract for up to nearly $36 million worth of work on B-52 parts at its repair plant in southwest Louisiana. The Air Force contract is among those signed Wednesday by the Pentagon and described in a daily list. Northrop Grumman was hired [...]

Northrop Grumman $36M contract for B-52 work in Louisiana2021-04-08T13:27:30+00:00

Chennault Park Primed and Ready for Growth

2021-04-08T14:30:23+00:00

Chennault Park Primed and Ready for Growth An aerial view of Chennault Park. Current tenants include Northrop Grumman, Landlocked Aviation Services, Citadel Completions, Louisiana Millwork (Masonite), Million Air, Bechtel, Habitat for Humanity and Tadlock LLC.   An aircraft is prepped for painting.   A plane on the Chennault runway. While Chennault’s main focus is the safety and compliance of air [...]

Chennault Park Primed and Ready for Growth2021-04-08T14:30:23+00:00

Citadel Completions to expand at Chennault International Airport

2021-04-08T13:28:07+00:00

Citadel Completions to expand at Chennault International Airport LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Citadel Completions, a luxury aircraft interior company, said they’ll be expanding their footprint by 35 acres within the business community known as Chennault Park. “They’re growing. They gotta have more room, their business is - the number of their clients is increasing," Kevin Melton, executive director at Chennault International [...]

Citadel Completions to expand at Chennault International Airport2021-04-08T13:28:07+00:00

Chennault on the Grow

2021-04-08T13:28:34+00:00

Chennault on the Grow Air Cargo, Blue Angels and More On any given day, aircraft of all shapes and sizes land at Chennault International Airport in northeast Lake Charles. Many stop for rest and fuel, while others come for repairs and modifications in one of the facility’s towering hangars. Originally constructed in WWII as a military air base, Chennault is [...]

Chennault on the Grow2021-04-08T13:28:34+00:00
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