Terminal Drop-Off Charge

From 1 November 2021, a £5 charge will apply for vehicles dropping off passengers at the designated drop-off zones, located directly outside the terminals. Discounts and exemptions will apply. Free drop-off will be available at the Long Stay car parks.

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Changes to entering the UK using EU ID cards

From 1 October 2021, most EU, EEA and Swiss nationals will need to use a valid passport to travel to the UK. ID cards will no longer be accepted as a valid travel document to enter the UK, though some exemptions will apply. 

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  • New Orleans International Guide

    Full Name: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
    Location: The airport is situated 15 miles (24km) west of downtown New Orleans.
    Time: GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
    Contacts:

    Information desk: (504) 303 7500

    Transfer to the City:

    The Jefferson Transit Authority (JET) and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) provide bus service to Downtown New Orleans from the airport. Bus service is available from the outer curb outside Level 3 Ticket Lobby. The Airport Shuttle ticket booths are located in the baggage claim area on the lower level.

    Car rental:

    Numerous car rental companies are represented at the airport, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Dollar, Payless and Thrifty.

    Facilities:

    Banks offer foreign money exchange, ATMs and a host of other banking and business services. Internet access is available, as well as duty-free shopping, gift shops, a post office, advance baggage check-in and a visitor information service. Facilities for the disabled are good. There are a number of restaurants in the terminal and concourses. Smoking is prohibited in the main terminal building; however, there are designated smoking locations on the upper and lower ramps outside the terminal.

    Parking:

    Short-term parking at Louis Armstrong International Airport starts at $2 for the first hour and $2 for every half hour thereafter up to a daily limit of $22. Long-term parking charges are similar, but with a daily maximum of $20. The airport's remaining two lots charge $18 and $12 dollars for 24 hours respectively.