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Baton Rouge Metro Airport Receives Airport of the Year Award from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD)

January 14, 2024

BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced the Baton Rouge Metro Airport as the winner of the Louisiana Airport of the Year award at the 2023 Louisiana Airport Managers and Associates Annual Conference.To be considered eligible for the Airport of the Year award, an airport must have managed all maintenance inspection issues and all significant safety-related features, and made a significant impact on aviation through safety improvements/practices, construction, development, or management of aviation resources.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) also announced the winners for the David Slayter Memorial Aviation Professional of the Year, and the Allen Taylor Legacy awards.  “On behalf of the whole department, congratulations to our award winners,” said DOTD Secretary Eric Kalivoda, Ph.D. “The multimodal commerce aspect is a major component of the agency, and air travel is a critical and important part of our infrastructure for passengers and cargo alike.”

BTR Media Contact: Jim Caldwell

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Phone 225-355-0333