The Era Fourchon base is located on approximately 36 acres, and it is the largest helicopter base located in the Port Fourchon area. It is located right across the street from the C-Port docks, which this base an ideal location for consolidating all offshore logistics in one general area.

290 NJ Theriot Road
Golden Meadow, LA 70357

Base location and directions

Phone: 985-709-8510

Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas

Era's Fourchon base has the capacity to accommodate up to 19 aircraft on concrete helicopter pads, with customer loading/unloading operations being conducted on the front row, allowing for a safe and efficient turnaround when needed. The passenger waiting area is a large air-conditioned area with comfortable seating for over 100 passengers complete with multiple briefing rooms. Passenger safety video briefings, baggage storage, vending machines, restrooms, cable T.V. and wireless internet are all available.

Search and Rescue

Search and Rescue

Era's Search and Rescue (SAR) program provides air transport search capabilities to aid those in distress or imminent danger, including EMS/Medevac services for air transport of those requiring medical care. Based out of Houma, LA, Era is able to provide full Gulf-wide coverage for unparalleled capability and reliability.

Fleet Support

Fleet Support

Era’s Fourchon base is capable of supporting many airframe and component services for a multitude of aircraft. Our large hangar located on-site allows for immediate attention by our highly experienced mechanics of any aircraft issues. Many spare parts and specialized tooling allows Fourchon Helicopters the ability to diagnosis on-site and quickly return aircraft to service.

Unmanned Aerial Solutions

Unmanned Aerial Solutions

Era offers state of the art data collection and inspection services to the Oil & Gas industry, municipality, aerial photograph and land surveying. These Unmanned Aerial Solutions (UAS) can perform leak detection, 3D mapping, asset inspection, disaster recons and much more. This is a nationwide service with professional pilots and two drones with triple dynamic positioning reliability.


Era’s proven fleet of modern designed aircraft, combined with latest safety features offer all customers the ability to choose what fits their logistical needs. Large or small, all of Era's fleet offer outstanding capability, speed and performance, and passenger comforts such as air conditioning.

Hours of Operation & Contact

Fourchon Helicopters is open from 4:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and has night security guard on-site.
Phone number: 985-396-2285

Feel Like a Local

With several great seafood restaurants located nearby, visitors will be able to indulge themselves after returning from their flight offshore. One of our favorites establishments is Moran's Restaurant located just a few short miles from our base.


“The facility was very clean and customer service representatives were friendly. Pilots are very professional and went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable.”

“CSR always has a smile on her face and shows everyone respect”

“I feel that the heliport and staff are very helpful.”

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