Era's Abbeville base provides oil and gas air transport services to the central Gulf of Mexico area. We also provide quick access to Lafayette, Louisiana’s central oil and gas service centers for the industry.
265 Revis Sirmon Loop
Abbeville, LA 70510
Oil & Gas
Era operates out of Vector Aviation FBO located at Abbeville Chris Crusta Memorial Airport. We service the Eugene Island, South Marsh Island, Vermilion and East Cameron blocks in the central gulf region. In the event that critical parts are needed, they can be delivered to Abbeville for transport or we can fly up to Lafayette Regional in 15 minutes to pick parts for transport offshore.
Search and Rescue
Era's Search and Rescue is equipped with advanced life support, using an AW 139, that provides coverage to our operating area. Dual pilot, paramedic, hoist operator and swimmer compose a professional team.
Aircraft Specifications - Twin engine - cruise speed 146 kt, available payload 2792 lbs, 2 passengers, air condition cabin, and a range of 449 NM.
Emergency Medical Services
Abbeville airport has access to a number of Urgent Care facilities and full service from Abbeville General Hospital and Emergency care unit. Abbeville General Hospital features a heliport approved for transporting offshore personnel directly to the hospital.
Era's operations consist of personnel and cargo transportation to and from the Gulf of Mexico and any other transportation needs for the local area.
Aircraft leasing is available and configured to best support your needs.
Era's full service fleet support provides a staff of AMT’s, full part supplies, fuel, waiting room, and large parking area.
Unmanned Aerial Solutions
Era offers state of the art data collection and inspection services to the oil and gas industry, municipality, aerial photograph and land surveying. Unmanned Aerial Solutions 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.
Airbus AS350 B2
Single engine – cruise speed 116 kt, available payload 1540 lbs, 5 passengers, air condition cabin, and a range of 285 NMView Aircraft
Leonardo AW119 (Koala and MKII)
Single engine – cruise speed 130 kt, available payload 1668/1895 lbs, 7 passengers, air condition cabin, and range of 279/286 NMView Aircraft
Twin engine - cruise speed 136 kt, available payload 1797 lbs, 7 passengers, air condition cabin, and a range of 355 NMView Aircraft
Airbus EC135 P2E
Twin engine - cruise speed 122 kt, available payload 1890 lbs, 4-6 passengers, air condition cabin, and a range of 226 NMView Aircraft
Twin engine - cruise speed 143 kt, available payload 3517 lbs, 12 passengers, air condition cabin, and a range of 297 NMView Aircraft
Twin engine - cruise speed 146 kt, available payload 4488 lbs, 12 passengers, air condition cabin, and a range of 449 NMView Aircraft
Twin engine - cruise speed 144 kt, available payload 6558 lbs, 16 passengers, air condition cabin, and a range of 443 NMView Aircraft
Hours of Operation & Contact
Hours of operation: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Kathy DesOrmeaux – 337-898-2386
Feel Like a Local
Abbeville Helicopters is conveniently located near some popular restaurants such as Riverside, Shucks, Dupuys Oyster Bar and Blacks Oyster Bar. Abbeville Helicopters is also near Palmetto Island State Park.