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Airports Near Denham Springs, La

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport-Main Airport
Conveniently located seven miles from the heart of downtown Baton Rouge, the airport is an intermodal facility from commercial air travel to air cargo to connecting business and leisure travelers to the rest of United States and the world.

  • Take Interstate I-12 West from Denham Springs toward Baton Rouge for approximately 10 miles.
  • Once in Baton Rouge, merge onto US-61 North via Exit 2B.
  • Take the I-110 North ramp toward Natchez.
  • Take the LA-408 West exit toward Metro Airport/Scenic Highway/Southern University/US-61 N/Natchez.
  • Merge onto Veterans Memorial Boulevard.
  • Approximately 0.4 miles down Veterans Memorial Boulevard turn slightly to the Right onto
    Captain Ryan Drive which will lead directly to Jackie Cochran Drive (front of the airport terminal).

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
9430 Jackie Cochran Drive
Baton Rouge LA 70807-8020
Ph: 225-355-0333
Fax: 225-355-2334


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.