“Dedicating Shushan Airport”

Alfred S. Lippman Collection of Louisiana Postal Aviation History

“Dedicating Shushan Airport, the First Combined Land and Seaplane Air Terminal in the World. Cachet by Association of Commerce and Crescent City Stamp Club.” Postmarked February 9, 1934. Shusan Airport was the city’s main airport from 1934 until 1946. It is now known as the Lakefront Airport.