Companies looking for a prime location to open facilities should consider AeroPark, the Shreveport Regional Airport Industrial Park.
This premier aviation facility has more than 800 acres of prime land available for development, offering your industry the opportunity for immediate expansion or relocation. Our central U.S. location makes the park readily accessible for any aircraft / aerospace-related industry requiring taxiways and ramp access. Plus, AeroPark offers rail and interstate access to two interstates, warehouse and distribution facilities and private office space. From Shreveport, you can easily connect your business with the world.
The park is managed by the Shreveport Airport Authority. This governing body of business leaders is capable of making timely decisions without the red tape often associated with many airports.
Strengths of AeroPark
AeroPark's incentives and amenities are many compared to larger, more expensive airport parks. Some of the benefits include:
U.S. Customs Port of Entry
Shreveport Regional Airport's U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office enables products from around the world to be shipped and cleared here much faster than at high-traffic coastal ports of entry. In addition, businesses save money by eliminating wharfage fees as well as the transportation costs between entry ports and Shreveport Regional Airport.
Air Navigational Facilities
In the center of the Shreveport Regional Airport Industrial Park is a 24-hour FAA operated control tower monitoring domestic travel, as well as industrial flights. AeroPark also features a CAT II, Instrument Landing System, high-intensity runway lights, an approach lighting system, a non-directional beacon, runway visual range, radar, a localizer / DME approach, VASIs, PAPIs, REILs, and lighted windsocks.
Runway 14/32 is 8,350 feet long and 200 feet wide with grooved pavement and Category II lighting, while Runway 6/24 is 6,200 feet long and 150 feet wide. The runways and taxiways have the highest weight-bearing capacity called for by the FAA and are able to accommodate the largest of aircraft.
Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting (ARFF)
Shreveport Regional Airport is a commercial airport and the facility provides the utmost in aircraft rescue and fire-fighting facilities which meet an Index B, the FAA's highest requirement. Our 24-hour team is ready to act should an unforeseen emergency arises. To speed response times the Airport Rescue and Firefighting facility was constructed beside the runway at a cost of $3 million.