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Chennault International Airport Map

Chennault currently has 15 development sites available totaling nearly 900 acres.


Chennault International Airport is situated in a widely accessible mid-Gulf Coast location with access to nearby rail, deepwater port and interstate highways. Nearly 900 acres of land are available for development.

Chennault offers direct access to the longest runway in the region, capable of supporting any type aircraft, as well as direct access to interstates I-210 and I-10. Rail access is adjacent to the airport, with a deepwater port just five miles from the airport. There is 1.5 million square feet of hangar, office, and warehouse space now in use, with more than 60 acres of ramp space capable of supporting numerous wide-body and narrow-body aircraft.

With Chennault’s new air cargo facility, the airport offers access to U.S. Customs Clearance for cargo and aircrews. There are significant incentives available for investors who bring jobs.

Tenant partners at Chennault International Airport benefit from access to the facility’s high-quality runway and accredited, contracted air traffic control tower, along with 24/7 security and fire protection. Operating in a collaborative space enables tenants to form mutually beneficial partnerships that will propel their businesses forward.

Chennault features:

  • Nearly 900 acres of available land.
  • Multiple Louisiana Economic Development-certified sites ready for development.
  • 1.5 million square feet of building/hangar space.
  • Low utilities and lease costs.
  • 60 acres of usable concrete.
  • Workforce training by McNeese State University and Sowela Technical Community College.

There are lots of reasons why Chennault International Airport is Louisiana’s reigning “Airport of the Year,” as honored by the state Department of Transportation and Development. Our recent achievements include the rebuilding and expansion of the Chennault complex entrance plaza, ongoing infrastructure improvements, and the new air cargo facility. Also coming are a Louisiana National Guard readiness center and a new facility for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

We’re building for the future—creating jobs with our tenant partners, expanding the Southwest Louisiana economy and serving and growing as an aerospace hub for the world. Join us.