[KARA]

KARA Acadiana Regional Airport (2,328 acres) New Iberia, LA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KIYA] 11 W ; [KLFT] 11 NW ; [KOPL] 33 N ; [KPTN] 35 SE ;(ave. distance: 23 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 56 (39 single-props, 6 multi-props) … Continue reading

[KLFT]

KLFT Lafayette Regional Airport (746 acres) Lafayette, LA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KARA] 11 SE ; [KIYA] 15 S ; [KOPL] 22 N ; [4R7] 27 NW ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 143 (75 single-props, 24 multi-props) (27 … Continue reading

[KPTN]

KPTN Harry P Williams Memorial Airport (488 acres) Patterson, LA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [L83] 26 E ; [KARA] 35 NW ; [L38] 35 NE ; [KHUM] 36 E ;(ave. distance: 33 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 39 (15 single-props, 4 … Continue reading

[KIYA]

KIYA Abbeville Chris Crusta Memorial Airport (216 acres) Abbeville, LA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KARA] 11 E ; [KLFT] 15 N ; [4R7] 34 NW ; [3R7] 35 NW ;(ave. distance: 24 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 61 (30 single-props, 3 … Continue reading

FAA History: 1950’s

FAA History (main page) Tuesday, January 3, 1950:Pan American Airways changed its name to Pan American World Airways. Nine days later, on January 12, the company completed its round-the-world radio-telephone communications system, which the Civil Aeronautics Administration had approved for … Continue reading

FAA History: 1978

FAA History (main page) Tuesday, January 10, 1978:A conflict alert system designed to warn air traffic controllers of potential midair collisions in busy terminal areas became operational at Houston International Airport, the first Automated Terminal Radar System (ARTS III) to … Continue reading