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Latest News
8:50 pm
Sat October 5, 2013

Crews Working At Hammond Airport Find Underground River

The City Council has authorized expenses for unexpected work at Hammond Northshore Regional Airport after crews working there dug into what is believed to be an underground river.

The Daily Star reports the council approved an emergency change in the contract for the work to allow for about $25,000 of culverts to be installed underground to get around the river problem.

Lakefront Airport
7:00 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Lakefront Airport Restored To Art Deco Glory Days

Lakefront Airport's restored terminal building.
Credit Non-Flood Protection Asset Management Agency

Ceremony marks restoration of Lakefront Airport terminal.

Lakefront Airport has been restored to its Art Deco glory days. A $20 million restoration has left the terminal looking as Huey Long once left it.

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Latest News
7:00 am
Thu April 18, 2013

New Airport Terminal Planned at Armstrong International Airport

A Southwest jet on final approach into the Louis Armstrong International Airport earlier this year.

GNO Inc. President Michael Hecht defends plan for a new airport terminal.

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and leaders throughout the region are unveiling plans to build a new airport. Supporters say it makes financial sense to replace the current 50-year-old terminal.

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Lafayette
11:33 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Lafayette Airport Marks Another Record Year

A record number of passengers flew into and out of Lafayette Regional Airport in 2012, marking three consecutive years of record-breaking passenger activity.

A total of 459,119 travelers flew into and out of the airport in 2012, topping the previous number of 455,730 set in 2011.

The Advertiser reports Mike Burrows, the airport's assistant director of aviation, credited the soaring activity to increased marketing efforts through the Fly Lafayette campaign.

Notes from New Orleans
5:53 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

New Orleans' Airport Gets a Facelift

In the past several weeks New Orleans has finished dressing up for the biggest sporting event in the country. Even places long-since overdue for a makeover have spruced up for the big game.

On this week's Notes from New Orleans we'll hear about the hard work done at Armstrong International and the lasting impression they hope to make.

To read a related article written by Litwin, visit Nolavie.com.

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Super Bowl XLVII
3:39 pm
Mon December 24, 2012

Hammond Airport Expects Busy Super Bowl Week

City Administrator Pete Panepinto says Hammond's Northshore Airport is getting ready for the NFL's Super Bowl, set for Feb. 3 in New Orleans.

Mayor Mayson Foster tells The Advocate that the airport expects to be the third-busiest in Louisiana during Super Bowl week, handling more than 100 aircraft.

Airport Security
12:28 pm
Sat September 29, 2012

Hornets VP Detained At Airport With Loaded Gun

A New Orleans Hornets executive was detained by police at Newark Airport after Transportation Security Administration agents discovered a loaded handgun in his luggage, the New York Post is reporting.

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