South Lafourche Airport

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DOTD BRIDGE CLOSURE: WEST LAROSE LIFT BRIDGE (INTRACOASTAL BRIDGE ON LA 1): April 9, 2019 – According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), the West Larose Vertical Lift Span Bridge (aka the Intracoastal Bridge on LA 1 in Larose) will remain closed to vehicular traffic as follows: Continuously closed 24/7 until 5:00 […]

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Port Commission Launches New Website

(GALLIANO, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission is pleased to announce the redesign of its website at www.portfourchon.com. The website’s new responsive design is user-friendly, with enhanced features that allow for easy navigation and viewing from any device, and prominently features the Port Commission’s two brands, Port Fourchon and South Lafourche Airport.

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South Lafourche Airport’s FBO Under New Management, Port Commission Now Owner and Operator of GAO FBO

(GALLIANO, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission is pleased to announce that as of February 1, 2016, GLPC is both owner and operator of the South Lafourche Airport’s Fixed Base Operator (FBO), which will now be known as GAO FBO. FBO services had previously been bid out to outside vendors since 2007.

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New Port Video Highlights Port Fourchon Tenants, Growth

(GALLIANO, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission is pleased to announce the release of its new port video, which has been updated with new footage of Port Fourchon and the latest information on our growing port. Port Director Chett Chiasson and the Port Commission Board approved the new video production earlier this year and […]

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South Lafourche Airport in “Excellent Condition”: Many Improvements since Port Commission Acquisition

(GALLIANO, LA) – The South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport has once again received an excellent Safety and Compliance Inspection report from Louisiana DOTD’s Aviation Division, following a trend of growth and improvement since the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) acquired the airport in late 2001. The report’s comments specifically mention the airport’s recently opened […]

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South Lafourche Airport Receives Excellent Review

(GALLIANO, LA) – The January 22nd annual inspection of the South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport yielded high marks from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD), Aviation Division. According to a letter from Aviation Director James P. Jones to Port Director Ted Falgout, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC), through its airport manager, […]

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