LA: People are Living in Hangars at Shreveport Downtown Airport, FAA Says

May 25, 2018

A land-use report conducted by the Federal Aviation Agency has identified longstanding problems at the Shreveport Downtown Airport that could threaten future federal funding for the airport.

The airport is operating at a loss, people appear to be living in hangars in violation of FAA policy, and the airport authority has failed to enforce rules and regulations, according to the report.

An FAA representative presented the report findings Thursday. The presentation followed nearly a year of fighting between tenants who rent or own hangars at the downtown airport and airport officials.

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