Friends of New Orleans Lakefront Airport
Friends of New Orleans Lakefront Airport (“FONOLA”) is a US-registered charitable 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to restoring and beautifying the historic New Orleans Lakefront Airport.
Come visit the oldest and largest of only five art-deco air terminals in the country, with extraordinary bas-relief sculptures, terrazzo flooring, and historic murals from the 1930s era.
Seven of the eight original exquisite wall murals by Xavier Gonzalez need restoration. This exciting project is ready to begin and needs your help!
WWII AirPower Expo 2014
“The Air Power Expo serves as an impressive learning venue for many generations and is the perfect extension of the WWII Museum itself… The area is literally transformed into a functional setting for actual air operations, much the same as history tells us the fighter and attack squadrons did during the war.” David V, New Orleans.
"Return to Flight"
The Lakefront Airport terminal in New Orleans is undergoing a complete restoration returning the building to its original Art Deco appearance and grandeur. Filmmaker Bess Carrick's documentary, Return Flight, will chronicle this remarkable, once in a lifetime restoration of one of the very few remaining Art Deco terminal buildings left in the United States...