Now Arriving: New Terminal opens November 6th.

After two years of delays new MSY terminal ready

Thomas Perumean
October 19, 2019 - 6:15 pm

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After countless delays, over budget and behind schedule, the new Louis Armstrong International Airport Terminal has finally set an opening.

Wednesday November 6, 2019 the first planes will start arriving at the new terminal and passengers will get to see the new restaurants, bars, lounges, and amenities it has to offer.

“The opening of the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is a major milestone for the City of New Orleans and for our region,” said New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell.

All 16 commercial airlines at MSY will operate from the new terminal located at 1 Terminal Drive, Kenner, LA, and the existing facility will close to the public.

The new airport terminal spans 972,000 square feet and features three concourses, 35 gates, two new parking garages for short-term and long-term parking, a surface parking lot, and an economy garage with shuttle service.

Concessions, located past security checkpoints, will feature more than 40 food, beverage, news, gift and specialty retail options designed to cultivate an indulgent experience for locals and visitors alike, including:

  • Fast, free Wi-Fi
  • Chargers available at 50 percent of the seats in the gate areas
  • Water bottle refilling stations post-security
  • Three Mothers Rooms
  • Fully-automated restrooms with sanitary seat covers
  • A pet relief area post security
  • Music venues located pre and post security
  • In-line baggage screening system
  • Three curbside check-in locations with easy access to the short term garage
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