Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Chris Miller
October 29, 2019 - 10:53 am
One week from today, the airport closes at its current location and moves to the new terminal just south of I-10, off Kenner's Loyola Drive. Tonight, state transportation officials will hold a public meeting to talk about plans to build new flyover ramps to help airport-related traffic avoid Loyola...
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Chris Miller
October 24, 2019 - 6:31 pm
In just under two weeks, New Orleans will have a new front door for air travelers. The new Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport held an open house Thursday to get a look. "Oh, it' huge," one visitor said. "It's very innovative." "Seems like it's going to be a nice place to visit, when...
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Chris Miller
October 10, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the Department of Transportation and Development today turned some dirt to kick off the construction of new on- and off-ramps that will take motorists from I-10 to the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The new interchange will...
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Thomas Perumean
October 02, 2019 - 7:49 am
Louis Armstrong International Airport is going in the right direction: Up! The airport is among the fastest growing fields in the country, according to numbers released by the FAA. Figures for 2018 rank Armstrong in fifth place, and in pretty good company. MSY is lead only by Dallas, Austin,...
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Chris Miller
August 31, 2019 - 4:55 pm
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Friday signed a contract with Gilchrist Construction for the new I-10/Loyola Drive interchange in Kenner, including flyover ramps to and from the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. It's the beginning of a...
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Thomas Perumean
August 08, 2019 - 6:53 am
Heady days for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The facility just set a new record the number of passengers in May. Airport officials counted more million-and-a-quarter people arrive and depart on flights. This new record comes as delays continue to push back the opening of the...
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Chris Miller
June 08, 2019 - 4:25 pm
A passenger on a Spirit Airlines flight bound for New Orleans this week earned himself a lifetime ban for vaping and getting drunk, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. The passenger, a St. Petersburg, Florida resident, was vaping in the cabin, according to officials. When told that...
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Chris Miller
May 15, 2019 - 8:17 am
Travelers and city officials were looking forward to this day being the grand opening of the new terminal at Armstrong International Airport, but due to the complexity of the project and the desire to make the transition as little hassle as possible, the opening will take place in the fall. But one...
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