Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) provides a convenient option for air travelers flying into or out of Lafayette, Louisiana. It is located about two miles southeast of the city center at 200 Terminal Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508.
The airport, which originally opened in 1930, transports more than 400,000 travelers every year. In 2017, a record number of 411,818 passengers flew through Lafayette Regional Airport. The number of travelers flying through Lafayette will only continue to grow after LFT completes its new terminal in 2020.
Airlines That Fly Out of LFT
Four airlines fly out of Lafayette Regional Airport: Delta, American Airlines, United, and Frontier. From Lafayette, travelers can fly to five nearby hubs, including Atlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Denver, and Orlando. Lafayette offers no international flights, but travelers can connect to cities across the globe from the airport hubs. At least 18 domestic flights leave the airport each day.
Lafayette Regional Airport offers an array of amenities to make the flying experience more enjoyable for its travelers. For its business fliers, the airport has a business center with free Wi-Fi. Additionally, a Visitor Information Center is located in LFT, which offers local information about Lafayette and the surrounding area.
Lafayette Regional Airport also has dining options available; The Acadiana Tap House is the airport’s restaurant and bar. Baggage porters are available throughout the terminal and curbside to assist with luggage, and there is an ATM located on the first floor of the airport near the baggage claim area.
Getting To and From LFT
There are several convenient options available for getting to and from Lafayette Regional Airport. Several taxi companies serve the airport, and Uber and Lyft drivers are permitted to both pick-up and drop-off at the airport.
Parking is also available nearby. Lafayette Regional Airport offers hourly, daily, and economy options. There is no charge for drivers that leave short-term parking after less than thirty minutes after picking up passengers. Drivers can earn miles parking at Lafayette Regional Airport through a rewards program offered by Republic Parking System and THANKS AGAIN. For those looking to rent a car, multiple major car rental companies, including Hertz, Enterprise, Budget, and Avis, have locations at the airport.
There are over twenty hotel options within four miles of Lafayette Regional Airport for arriving travelers that need a place to stay in the area. Nearby hotels include Courtyard by Marriott, Wingate by Wyndham, Staybridge Suites Lafayette, and Days Inn by Wyndham.
Directions to LFT
From I-10: Take exit 103-A to merge onto US-167 S/NW Evangeline Throughway toward US-90/Morgan City. Merge onto NW Evangeline Thruway. Drive 3.8 miles and turn left on to Surrey St. The airport entrance will be on your right. Turn right on Terminal Drive.
From I-49 South: Start on I-49 South/US-167 South. Continue straight under I-10 where the highway becomes NW Evangeline Thruway. Drive 3.8 miles and turn left on to Surrey Street. The airport entrance will be on your right. Turn right on Terminal Drive.
From Hwy 90 West: Drive west on US-90 West. Turn right on Surrey Street after you pass Verot School and Kaliste Saloom. The airport entrance will be on your right. Turn right on Terminal Drive.