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Airports in Louisiana

Alexandria International Airport (AEX)

Location

The airport is located five miles (8km) from the city centre.

Getting to the city

Rental cars, public buses, and taxis are available at the airport.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: (318) 449 3504

see full airport guide


Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

Location

The airport is situated 11 miles (19km) west of downtown New Orleans.

Getting to the city

The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) stop is on the second level of the airport. The Airport Shuttle offers a service to and from the hotels throughout the Metropolitan area. The Airport Shuttle ticket booths are located in the baggage claim area on the lower level.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Switchboard: (504) 464 0831, Information desk: (504) 303 7500

see full airport guide


Monroe Regional Airport (MLU)

Location

The airport is located three miles (6km) east of Monroe's central business district.

Getting to the city

There is a bus service between the city and the airport, which runs every 45 minutes, Monday to Saturday. Buses operate between 6.20am and 6.40pm. Airport shuttles, taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: (318) 329 2460

see full airport guide


Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)

Location

The airport is located eight miles (13km) outside of Baton Rouge's central business district.

Getting to the city

Shuttle services are available and the Capital Area Transit System (CATS) provides an express airport service to downtown. The bus leaves hourly.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: (225) 355 0333

see full airport guide


Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV)

Location

Shreveport Airport is located eight miles (13km) out of the centre of the city.

Getting to the city

The local SporTran bus system has routes from the airport to the city centre, including night buses. The routes that go directly to the airport include Pines Road Route 20, Queensboro Route 3 and Fairgrounds Route 4. All of these routes run to the downtown bus terminal, where you can get connections to most areas in the city.

They run from around 6am, until around 6pm at approximately 30 to 45-minute intervals, depending on the route. Night bus Route N-301 runs between the downtown bus terminal and Shreveport Regional Airport every hour, from about 7pm until 12.30am. A variety of private shuttle companies are available at the airport, as are taxis.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: (318) 673 5370

see full airport guide


Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT)

Location

The airport is located two miles (4km) southeast of Lafayette.

Getting to the city

A number of taxi and shuttle services operate from the airport.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: (337) 266 4400

see full airport guide


Alexandria International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

Airports in Louisiana

Alexandria International Airport (AEX)

Location

The airport is located five miles (8km) from the city centre.

Getting to the city

Rental cars, public buses, and taxis are available at the airport.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: (318) 449 3504

see full airport guide


Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

Location

The airport is situated 11 miles (19km) west of downtown New Orleans.

Getting to the city

The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) stop is on the second level of the airport. The Airport Shuttle offers a service to and from the hotels throughout the Metropolitan area. The Airport Shuttle ticket booths are located in the baggage claim area on the lower level.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Switchboard: (504) 464 0831, Information desk: (504) 303 7500

see full airport guide


Monroe Regional Airport (MLU)

Location

The airport is located three miles (6km) east of Monroe's central business district.

Getting to the city

There is a bus service between the city and the airport, which runs every 45 minutes, Monday to Saturday. Buses operate between 6.20am and 6.40pm. Airport shuttles, taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: (318) 329 2460

see full airport guide


Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)

Location

The airport is located eight miles (13km) outside of Baton Rouge's central business district.

Getting to the city

Shuttle services are available and the Capital Area Transit System (CATS) provides an express airport service to downtown. The bus leaves hourly.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: (225) 355 0333

see full airport guide


Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV)

Location

Shreveport Airport is located eight miles (13km) out of the centre of the city.

Getting to the city

The local SporTran bus system has routes from the airport to the city centre, including night buses. The routes that go directly to the airport include Pines Road Route 20, Queensboro Route 3 and Fairgrounds Route 4. All of these routes run to the downtown bus terminal, where you can get connections to most areas in the city.

They run from around 6am, until around 6pm at approximately 30 to 45-minute intervals, depending on the route. Night bus Route N-301 runs between the downtown bus terminal and Shreveport Regional Airport every hour, from about 7pm until 12.30am. A variety of private shuttle companies are available at the airport, as are taxis.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: (318) 673 5370

see full airport guide


Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT)

Location

The airport is located two miles (4km) southeast of Lafayette.

Getting to the city

A number of taxi and shuttle services operate from the airport.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: (337) 266 4400

see full airport guide


Alexandria International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.