Lafayette Region Infrastructure

Acadiana is a prime location for your business

Our market accessibility is a differentiator in the Gulf Coast region, with easy access to interstate, rail, ports, and airports. Strategically located between the Houston and New Orleans markets at the intersection of Interstates 10 and 49, Acadiana provides access to 38 interior states via the Mississippi River and countless international markets via the Gulf of Mexico.

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Within the Acadiana region:


TWO Commercial Airports

  • Lafayette Regional Airport
  • Acadiana Regional Airport

TWO Class I rail systems

  • BNSF
  • Union Pacific

TWO Class III rail systems

  • Louisiana and Delta Railroad
  • Acadiana Railway Company

FIVE Coastal Ports

  • Port of Iberia
  • Port of Morgan City
  • Port of Vermilion
  • Port of West St. Mary
  • Twin Parish Port

TWO Inland Ports

  • Port of Krotz Springs
  • Port of Mermentau

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