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

CWF Mallard Cove Draft EA Public Notice & Meeting Advertisements

2021-04-08T13:29:03+00:00

CWF Mallard Cove Draft EA Public Notice & Meeting Advertisements NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (EA) – MALLARD COVE GOLF COURSE LAND ACQUISITION CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT The Chennault International Airport Authority, per the direction of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has completed a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the project described [...]

CWF Mallard Cove Draft EA Public Notice & Meeting Advertisements2021-04-08T13:29:03+00:00

Chennault hosting Air Force and C-130s for joint training exercises this week

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

Chennault hosting Air Force and C-130s for joint training exercises this week LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - If you have seen new aircraft in the skies above Southwest Louisiana, it’s because the United States Air Force has landed in Lake Charles at Chennault. The airport says they are hosting the aircrews and 2 C-130 aircrafts this week as a part [...]

Chennault hosting Air Force and C-130s for joint training exercises this week2021-04-08T13:30:00+00:00

Staying at Top of Game

2021-04-08T13:30:33+00:00

Staying at Top of Game 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 [...]

Staying at Top of Game2021-04-08T13:30:33+00:00

Inaugural balloon festival brings “glow” to Lake Charles sky

2021-04-08T13:31:25+00:00

Inaugural balloon festival brings "glow" to Lake Charles sky 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 [...]

Inaugural balloon festival brings “glow” to Lake Charles sky2021-04-08T13:31:25+00:00
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