beCULTURED New Orleans Airport Gets New World-Class Facility by Courtney Scott 2 years ago 0 Comments Louis Armstrong International Airport will be offering a world-class experience to travelers starting February 2019 with the new North Terminal. The existing airport location will no longer be in operation once the new facility opens. In 2017, Louis Armstrong Airport boarded 6,005,527 passengers, ranking the airport at the 37th busiest airport in the country. From the eye of passengers, the makeover is slated to happen overnight, literally. According to Erin Burns, director of communications for the New Orleans Aviation Board, which oversees Louis Armstrong International Airport, when moving day arrives, crews will service the last flight of the day at the old airport building and then move to the new facility overnight, serving the first flight the next morning at the new terminal. Here are a few exciting things that will upgrade your time spent in the airport: Food Shake Shack Cafe du Monde Starbucks Chic-Fil-A PJ’s Retail Dylan’s Candy Bar Brother’s Food Mart Lolli & Pops Dirty Coast Pulp & Grind If you travel to the airport using Uber or Lyft rideshare pickups will now have a designated curbside section outside the arrivals. NOLA.com provides an informative list of things everyone needed to know about the new terminal. Read the full story, here. (Images Courtesy New Orleans Aviation Board via NOLA.com) Share This Articles Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * E-mail * Web Site Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.