Downtown Municipal Airport is a general aviation / reliever airport located within five minutes of the Shreveport Downtown Business District. The airport is located along the Red River and is the original Shreveport commercial airport, dating back to 1931.
Today, the Downtown Airport offers two runways, with the primary runway, Runway 14/32, measuring 5,017 feet long by 150 feet wide. The runway is asphalt and was resurfaced in December 2000. Runway 5/23 measures 3,200 feet long by 75 feet wide.
The airport is considered a general aviation / reliever airport. Numerous owners of small private planes house their aircraft at the Downtown Airport.