||Welcome to the Chennault International Airport website! Our goal is to support your business growth and expansion in Lake Charles, Louisiana. We offer impressive facilities and available property with access to a 10,700-foot runway. A Part 139 Airfield, we cater to industrial and commercial companies.
The State of Louisiana, Calcasieu Parish and the City of Lake Charles partner with us to offer incentives that support long-term prosperity for the companies who do business in our area.
Located in the middle of the United States, Chennault provides immediate access to I-10, railroads, the Port of Lake Charles and an airfield capable of accepting the largest aircraft built today. Chennault is incorporated in Foreign Trade Zone 87. In addition, we are located near Houston, New Orleans and Fort Polk army base.
|Louisiana has one of the lowest tax rates in the nation. We experience a moderate cost of living and as a result, are positioned to grow and expand at a time when others are realizing economic contraction. The Southwest Louisiana region maintains a vibrant economy with low unemployment rates. Louisiana is a right-to-work State where there are ample quality employees to meet the challenges of your business. Tailored on-site workforce training is available at Sowela Technical Community College.
The quality of life in the community simply cannot be matched elsewhere in the country. Southwest Louisiana is literally an outdoor sportsman's paradise. We are located within easy reach of major college and professional sporting venues. Lake Charles is the home of McNeese State University and Sowela Technical Community College. The Las Vegas-style casinos and Mardi Gras events in Lake Charles add up to create a lifestyle that is attractive to virtually everyone.
We wish you, your business and your family a very prosperous year!