South Lafourche Airport

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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Chett Chiasson Named Future Port Director

(GALLIANO, LA) – Chett Chiasson was officially named as successor to Executive Director Ted Falgout at the February board meeting of the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. Chiasson is the current Director of Economic Development and will be the second director in port history upon Mr. Falgout’s retirement December 31st. The port’s fifty year anniversary will […]

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Renovations Complete at the South Lafourche Airport

(GALLIANO, LA, DECEMBER 26, 2007) –The South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport has undergone major renovations over the last several months that are attracting new business to the area. Construction at the airport is ongoing. The Port Commission has completed a runway strengthening project strengthening the runway from 12,500 pounds to 75,000 pounds to allow […]

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South Lafourche Airport Receives FAA Airport of the Year Award

(GALLIANO, LA, APRIL 16, 2007) – At the recent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) conference, the South Lafourche Airport received the Louisiana Airport of the Year award in recognition of the outstanding contribution to the enhancement of aviation in Louisiana. Ted Falgout, Executive Director said, “This award is a testament to the hard work and commitment […]

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Port Commission Receives $800,000 Grant for Airport Improvements

(GALLIANO, LA, JUNE 7, 2006) – On June 6, 2006, the Port Commission received an $800,000 grant from US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) to be used for infrastructure improvements to the South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport. The project consists of constructing 8,400 linear feet of asphalt roadways and placing 7,000 linear […]

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Port Commission’s Updated Hurricane Guide Presented to Port Companies

(GALLIANO, LA, JUNE 2, 2006) – On June 1, 2006, over 50 representatives from facilities located in Port Fourchon, attended a Hurricane Readiness Meeting at the Port Operations Center in Fourchon. The Port’s updated 2006 Hurricane Guide was presented. Ted Falgout, Port Director, welcomed the crowd to the meeting and showed pictures of last year’s […]

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