Natchitoches Regional Airport

The Natchitoches Regional Airport (KIER) is located at 450 Wallenberg Drive, just southwest of downtown Natchitoches, Louisiana.  Natchitoches Regional Airport sits at an elevation of 121 feet, and offers two runways.  Runway 17/35 measures 5,000 x 150 feet, which is critical to landing larger corporate jets, and is lighted and paved. Runway 7/25 is 4,000 x 100 feet, and is also lighted and paved. The main ramp, fuel pumps, and terminal are midfield, east of Runway 17/35, which is the runway most commonly used.

Tiedowns are free, and hangar space may be available (please call ahead for availability). The Airport provides a full-service mechanic shop that is on call 24 hours a day.  Rental cars are available through Enterprise and Hertz, as well as two courtesy cars which may be available.

The main terminal has a shower, kitchenette, wireless Internet, DSL, and a pilot lounge with computerized weather. 100LL and Jet fuel are available from automated fuel pumps 24 hours a day, with full service or assisted service fueling by an on-site attendant during daylight hours.   The airport has a 2,200 gallon Jet-A fuel truck which can fuel aircraft quickly and conveniently, single point, or over the wing. The terminal is staffed dawn to dusk, with 24-hour call out.

The Airport Manager is Larry Cooper.  Please call (318) 352-0994 for more information.  After hours, or in emergencies, please phone (318) 471-2106 or (318) 471-1456.

The Natchitoches Airport Commission meets at the airport on the third Monday of each month at 5 p.m.  The Commission operates in an advisory capacity and reviews the Airport Operational Manual, all airport projects, and FAA and DOTD requirements.  The Airport Manager and Director advise the Commission regarding airport projects and operations. 

 

Wings over Natchitoches Aerobatic Air Show Set for September 13

Natchitoches Regional Airport Open House, Static Aircraft Display & Aerobatic Air Show

NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches Regional Airport invites you to attend “Wings over Natchitoches” on Saturday, September 13.  This family friendly event will feature some of the world’s best aerobatic pilots in an air show unlike any other that has been performed in the last 20 years at the Natchitoches Regional Airport.  Admission is free and open to the public.

“Wings over Natchitoches” will take place on Saturday, September 13 at the Natchitoches Regional Airport located at 450 Wallenberg Drive in Natchitoches.  The gates will open at 10:00 a.m., and the Aerobatic Air Show will begin at 12:00 noon weather permitting.

The Aerobatic Air Show will feature nationally and internationally acclaimed pilots and aircraft including Rob Holland, the 2012 recipient of the Art Scholl Award for Showmanship – the highest honor an air show performer can receive, and Coushatta native Kevin Coleman, the youngest aerobatic pilot in the country.  “We’re looking at some of the best pilots in the world,” stated Edd Lee, Natchitoches Regional Airport Director. The air show is expected to last approximately two hours.

Another event taking place at the Natchitoches Regional Airport on Saturday, September 13 is a regional fly-in and cook-out hosted by the Natchitoches Aviators (EAA Chapter 1526). Fellow pilots and aircraft from the surrounding region will be visiting. Food and drinks will be available on site for the public.

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and plenty of sunscreen.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Alcohol, ice chests and pets are strictly prohibited.  Admission is free.

“We are hoping that this will become an annual event for families to enjoy,” said Lee.

“Wings over Natchitoches” is sponsored by the City of Natchitoches, Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration and the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission.

For more information, please contact Larry Cooper, Natchitoches Regional Airport Manager, at 318-352-0994.

For information on additional Natchitoches Tri-Centennial events taking place on September 13, please click here.

 

Commission Members

Mr. Stanley Salter, Chairman
114 Williams Avenue
Natchitoches, LA  71457
(318) 352-6446

Mr. Mike Hilton
436 Mr. Ed Lane
Natchitoches, LA  71497
(318) 471-3088

Mr. Marcus Jones
1228 Highland Park Drive
Natchitoches, LA  71457
(318) 357-5701

Mr. Jack McCain
106 South Drive
Natchitoches, LA  71457
(318) 352-8368

Mr. Sam Parker
280 Kayla Drive
Natchitoches, LA  71457
(318) 352-5029

Mr. Clifford Rice
515 Fairgrounds Road, #44
Natchitoches, LA  71457
(318) 527-1156

Mr. James Maxey
143 Shamard Drive
Natchitoches, LA  71457
(318) 357-1438


Larry Cooper, Airport Manager
Edd Lee, Airport Director