Port Fourchon Development

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South Lafourche Airport

The South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport is often referred to by its call letters GAO, which identify the airport’s location in Galliano, Louisiana.

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Port Fourchon Recreational Facilities Open and Available Heading into Memorial Day Weekend (5/27/2022) - CUT OFF, LA - The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is proud to announce that the Irving P. Melancon Public Boat Launch and Coastal Wetlands Park Wharf and Kayak Launch are open for recreational use heading into Memorial Day weekend.   These respective facilities stretching from the northern to southern ends of Port Fourchon are… ....
Port Fourchon Harbor Patrol to Offer a Safe Ride Home for the Holidays Program (12/17/2021) - GALLIANO, LA - Port Fourchon Harbor Patrol Chief Mike Kinler has announced his department is offering a “Safe Ride Home for the Holidays” program beginning this Friday, December 17. With the recent uptick in dangerous car crashes locally, this program sets forth to address the issue head on by offering anyone and everyone a safe ride… ....
Lafourche Parish President, GLPC Executive Director Visit with President to Discuss Needs of Port, Parish (9/3/2021) - GALLIANO, LA - Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s Executive Director Chett Chiasson met and talked with President Joe Biden on Friday evening at the South Lafourche Leonard J. Miller Jr. Airport in Galliano. The meeting included numerous parish leaders, including Lafourche Parish President Archie Chaisson. The unified message of both Chett and Archie was that our port… ....
GLPC Announces the Opening of the Coastal Wetlands Park Tidal Creek (8/13/2021) - CUT OFF, LA - The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is thrilled to announce the opening of the Coastal Wetlands Park Tidal Creek. As of today, Friday, August 13, the tidal creek can now be used by those wanting to kayak or canoe through the one-plus mile trail. “This marks an exciting milestone for us,” GLPC… ....