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The Lake Charles Regional Airport began operation in 1961. LCH is a commercial air service and serves the air travel needs of the residents of Southwest Louisiana.

500 Airport Boulevard Suite 104
Lake Charles, LA 70607

Terminal Hours:
3am - Last Arrival



Airports not only provide an important transportation infrastructure that facilitates the spacial movement of people and cargo; they also serve as major economic engines. The provision and use of aviation services at airports, as well as capital outlays, support a variety of economic activities that generate business revenues, jobs and income. The economic contributions of airports extend beyond their immediate vicinity, spreading throughout the entire state and beyond.

Results from a recent economic impact study of the State of Louisiana's 7 commercial and 61 general aviation airports undertaken by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development concluded that the economic impacts of the Lake Charles Regional Airport are as follows:

Source: Louisiana Airports Economic Impact Study, CDM Smith with assistance from GCR June, 2015