Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is located in Kenner, LA in Jefferson Parish, about 15 minutes from downtown New Orleans. It recently underwent a billion dollar renovation and features a new, world-class terminal complex that completely replaces the old facility. MSY is the primary commercial airport in Louisiana serving over 80 percent of all passengers flying into the state. 2018 was a record breaking year for MSY with 13,122,762 total passengers traveling through the airport.

MSY Travel Ready is a strategic and comprehensive plan that outlines the precautions the airport and its partners are taking to provide a safe and healthy travel journey. This plan is a coordinated effort to adapt airport facilities and operations based on CDC and other health expert recommendations to protect passengers and employees against the spread of COVID-19 and other germs during their time at the airport.


Renovation Key Features:

  • 3 concourses
  • 35 gates
  • 972,000 sq. ft.
  • $1 billion project
  • Consolidated security checkpoint
  • Concessions conveniently located post-security
  • 2 new parking garages and 1 surface lot
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