About The Shreveport Airport Authority
The Shreveport Airport Authority is charged with the operation and maintenance of Shreveport Downtown Airport, a general aviation airport, and Shreveport Regional Airport, a commercial small hub airport. Both airports serve the citizens of Shreveport and the surrounding region, including North Louisiana, East Texas, and Southwest Arkansas.
The Airport Authority is represented by a five-person voluntary board which serves on rotating terms. The board members are appointed on a staggered basis by the Mayor of Shreveport, presently Mayor Cedric Glover. The director of airports reports to the Shreveport Airport Authority
The current board is composed of:
The board typically meets at 9:00 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month inside the Shreveport Airport Authority Conference Room at Shreveport Regional Airport.
The Shreveport Airport Authority employs approximately 70 full-time employees in administration, maintenance/operations, and airport security. The Airport Authority generates all of its operating funds through the fees charged to the various tenants and clients of the airport system. No local tax dollars are used to support the Airport Authority.
For more information on the Shreveport Airport Authority, call (318) 673-5370 or fax (318) 673-5377