Lacanau is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. Lacanau is a surfing area.
Lacanau is a member of the Community of Municipalities Médoc's Lakes which includes the municipalities of Lacanau, Carcans and Hourtin : the territory Médoc Océan : http://www.medococean.co.uk/
The United States Navy established a naval air station at Moutchic on 31 August 1917 to operate seaplanes during World War I. The base closed shortly after the First Armistice at Compiègne.
- ^ Van Wyen, Adrian O. (1969). Naval Aviation in World War I. Washington, D.C.: Chief of Naval Operations. p. 33.
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