The Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 343, located at the Shreveport Downtown Airport, is hosting this aircraft for tours and flights, October 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2017.


EAA Chapter 343 is a 501c3 non-profit, all donations are tax deductible. Purchase a ticket to ride on the B-17 for members $409 and non-members $449.




A big thank you to all of the ground volunteers, the pilots who flew, the control tower employees, RAPCON, the Shreveport Airport Authority, the City of Shreveport, for allowing us to host our 11th Young Eagles event! Also, we want to thank our Young Eagles who came from Cherokee Park Elementary School, Barksdale Federal Credit Union, Progressive Bank, Metro Aviation, Barksdale Air Force Base, and the walk in participants that made this event such a success! Thank you all!














How to get a Bad Buff to OSH by George Carroll

Breakfast for the 2015 Spirit of Independence Honorees

This Sunday morning, December 27th at 09:00, there will be a breakfast at A Stone’s Throw Cafe at the Downtown Airport honoring those service members who participated in the Berlin Airlift.  Some or all of the following service members in Shreveport for the Independence Bowl may be present:
Lt. Col. Chuck Childs
Dub Suthers
Ray Roberts, Flight Engineer
Brice Winnett
Mst. Sgt. George Anthony
Chapter 343 has been privileged to participate in honoring the Spirit of Independence honorees for the past two years.  We hope you’ll want to come out and perhaps meet someone who is a little part of history.
Hope to see you there.
Jimmy McNaughton
EAA Chapter 343


Please support the 99’s

The Ninety-Nines is the international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our passion for flight. They are re-invigorating the Shreveport Ninety-Nines Chapter beginning with their first meeting on Saturday, October 10th and inviting all women interested in aviation.

Where: Metro Aviation- Shreveport Downtown Airport, 1550 Airport Drive, Shreveport LA 71107

Contact: Jennifer Crum thru our chapter if desired


Let’s work together to ensure safety as our airport grows and improves. EAA Chapter 343 supports airport management in KDTN’s growth.

If you have any questions please contact Stacy Moritz, airport manager at (318) 673-5394

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Please see the attached file below:

Received from George Carroll 9 March 2015 KDTN ACTION PLAN

Please see News or Minutes for Important Updates

2015 Membership Application

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Our Mission: The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 343 is committed to continue to provide general aviation education, activities, and support to the Shreveport / Bossier area and to support the Shreveport Downtown Airport in it’s ever growing future in the ArkLaTex.

Chapter President: George Carroll

Happy 90th Martin!