Seaplane community & opportunities


Louisiana is a very seaplane friendly state. It has a versatile selection of waterways to enjoy, coastline shores, rivers, lakes, and wetlands. It is advised to contact any body of water for approval before landing.


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Significant bodies of water
that are open include:

Caney Lakes

Significant bodies of water
that are Closed include:

Even though the Mississippi River is open to seaplanes it is advised that seaplanes do not land there. The river is heavily populated with debris such as large downed trees. Also , the current is very strong and swift.

Seaplane Schools in Louisiana

Commercial Seaplane Operators

Downloadable Resources

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Issue or Event

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Louisiana Field Directors

Louisiana State Officials