Livingston Parish, La
Hammond Municipal Airport, the largest
general aviation reliever airport in the north shore area of Lake
Pontchartrain, is located 2 1/2 miles east of downtown Hammond. It
has a 765 acre dual runway facility, with two 5,000 foot hard
surfaced runways which can accommodate turbo jet aircraft up to
60,000 lbs. gross weight, and other general aviation aircraft of
12,500 lbs. or less. This exceptional basic transport airport has
electronic ground control systems, ILS (instrument landing system),
VOR (variable omni-directional range), ^and VASI, to assist in
landings and takeoffs in all conditions.
Hammond Municipal Airport offers one FBO (General Aviation/Top Gun
Aviation), Flight Instructors, New Orleans Aircraft Propellers,
Inc., parking aprons (to accommodate approximately 195 single, light
twin and corporate jet aircraft), approximately 50 acres for new
hanger construction (individual as well as T. hangers), and 120
acres for industrial development.
Only 40 minutes away from Albany/Springfield and 1 hour 10 minutes
away from Denham Springs is
New Orleans International, Louis Armstrong Airport. This airport is easily
accessible via Interstate Highway 10 or U.S. Highway 90. Or
Interstate 12 the I-59 and then I-10.
New Orleans International Airport (Moisant Field) and New Orleans
Lakefront Airport serve southeast Louisiana with more than 20
national and international carriers providing direct passenger and
cargo transportation to destinations in the U.S., Europe, Central
and South America, and Asia. New Orleans International Airport is 65
miles from Hammond and accessible via Interstate Highways 55 and 10.
Baton Rouge Airport is 15 miles from Denham Springs and accessible
via Interstate Highways 12. Sixty- eight Louisiana cities have
hard-surfaced public airports, most with night landing capability.
Another 250 private airports can accommodate light aircraft.