Date: 9/26/18 3:09 pm From: Teri Ferguson <terif2009...> Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] Elmer's Island - airport
> On Sep 26, 2018, at 4:52 PM, Jed Pitre <feralbiologist...> wrote:
> Van, Erik & LAbirders,
> What I can't quite understand is that there is already an airport
> about 20 miles away as-the-gull-flies (30 by road) from Elmer's,
> so why do we need another one?
> The South Lafourche Leonard Miller Jr. Airport is in Galliano and
> is owned by the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. As far as
> I know it is open for public use. It supports heli, single engine
> and small jet traffic, with 20,000+ aircraft operations per year
> according to the most recent stats(2012-2013).
> Jed Pitre
> Thibodaux, LA