Second workers' village planned in Calcasieu


LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Southland Executive Airport in Sulphur is negotiating a lease agreement with a Louisiana company to develop a temporary residential community on 100 acres of land near several planned industrial expansion sites.

The American Press reports ( ) the West Calcasieu Airport Managing Board considered proposals in early April from groups interested in leasing property. The board authorized an agreement with First Flight Holdings LLC.

The Louisiana-based company plans to construct Moss Lake Village, which will accommodate up to 2,500 people at peak occupancy. Tim LaFleur, airport executive director, said the employee village will decrease traffic on Louisiana Highway 27.


Information from: American Press,

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