Air Travel FAQ

Q:  What airports are within easy driving distance from New Beginnings?

The Lafayette Regional Airport is less than 20 miles south of New Beginnings.

Lafayette Regional Airport
200 Terminal Drive
Lafayette, Louisiana 70508
337-266-4400

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is approximately 55 miles east of our facility.

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
9430 Jackie Cochran Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807-8020
225-355-0333

Q:  What airlines fly into each airport?

For Lafayette Regional, the following airlines fly into the airport:

  • Envoy Air (formerly American Eagle Airlines)
  • Delta Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Continental Airlines
  • Allegiant Air

For Baton Rouge Metro, the following airlines fly into the airport:

  • American Airlines
  • Envoy Air (formerly American Eagle Airlines)
  • United Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Delta Connections
  • US Airways

Q:  How do I get to New Beginnings from each airport?

From Lafayette Regional:

  • Exit the terminal entrance onto Terminal Drive and turn left onto Blue Blvd to exit the airport grounds.
  • Turn left onto Surrey Street and stay in the right lane; continue on to US Hwy 90 and turn right (Hwy 90 is a three lane road named SE Evangeline Thruway for the section of Hwy 90 within Lafayette).
  • Continue on the Evangeline Thruway northbound for approximately 4.5 miles, remaining in the center lane at all times. (Note: The Thruway becomes US 167 mid-way in your travels; Remain on the Thruway as you head northbound.)
  • The Thruway will cross under Interstate 10 and become I-49. Head north on I-49 for approximately 16 miles, taking exit 17 for Judson Walsh Drive.
  • Turn right onto Judson Walsh Drive, then turn left onto I-49 Frontage Road and continue for approximately half a mile.
  • Take a right at Linwood Loop (Parish Road 1-310) and continue for less than 1/8 mile; New Beginnings will be on the left. Enter at our sign and go to the main office building on your left.

From Baton Rouge Regional:

  • Leave the airport parking area, turn left onto Veterans Memorial Blvd and head south approximately one mile.
  • Turn right onto Harding Blvd and immediately take loop onto ramp for I-110 heading south to Baton Rouge.
  • Continue on I-110 for approximately half of a mile, then take exit 5B and merge onto US 190 West (Airline Highway).
  • On US 190 West, head west out of Baton Rouge, continuing for 56 miles to Opelousas, Louisiana.
  • Turn left onto I-49 Frontage Road before you go under I-49 and head south for approximately one mile, crossing Cresswell Lane and continuing one mile on the Frontage Road.
  • Turn left onto Linwood Loop (Parish Road 1-310) and continue for less than 1/8 mile; New Beginnings will be on the left. Enter at our sign and go to the main office building on your left.

Alternate Rouge from Baton Rouge:

  • Leave the airport parking area, turn left onto Veterans Memorial Blvd and head south approximately one mile.
  • Turn right onto Harding Blvd and immediately take loop onto ramp for I-110 heading south to Baton Rouge.
  • Continue on I-110 for approximately 4 miles and exit onto Interstate 10 West for Lafayette.
  • Cross the Mississippi River and continue on I-10 for approximately 50 miles, heading west to Lafayette.
  • At Lafayette, take Exit 103B to merge onto I-49 North.
  • Continue northbound on I-49 for approximately 16 miles, taking exit 17 for Judson Walsh Drive. Turn right onto Judson Walsh Drive, then turn left onto I-49 Frontage Road and continue for approximately half a mile.
  • Take a right at Linwood Loop (parish road 1-310) and continue for less than 1/8 mile; New Beginnings will be on the left. Enter at our sign and go to the main office building on your left.

Q: Do you have information about local travel, hotels or organizations near New Beginnings?

Lost?  Call New Beginnings at 337.942.1171. For emergencies, dial *LSP (*577) for the Louisiana State Police.