Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, formerly Moisant Field, is located in Kenner, Louisiana and is the primary commercial airport for the New Orleans metropolitan area of southeast Louisiana. Currently, MSY serves nearly 10 million passengers per year, nearly all of them non-connecting.The Airport is governed by the New Orleans Aviation Board, which was created in 1943 to oversee the administration, operation, and maintenance of the new airport. Ticketless Parking is now available. No need to pull a ticket when you park at either garage at Armstrong International. Insert a credit card into the machine as you enter either garage. The computer will record your license plate and return your credit card to you.