Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Elects New Chair and Vice Chair

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is pleased to announce the elections of their new Board of Commissioners Chairman and Vice-Chairman. Ms. Evelyn O. Reed, B.B.A., M.B.A. was elected Chairman and Rosie L.T. Pridgen, Ph.D., was elected Vice-Chairman at the annual elections for officers held Thursday, September 22, 2016.     Prior to her election as […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Awarded $17,754,309 in Infrastructure Improvement Grants

The FAA through the Airport Improvement Program and MDOT awarded grant funds to support airfield construction projects at both the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Hawkins Field Airport (HKS).  FAA provided $17,216,361, and MDOT contributed $200,000, toward the cost of resurfacing of the West Runway, and portions of parallel taxiway Alpha at JAN.  […]

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Important Safety Tips for Travelers Related to Cell Phone Use

Samsung has raised concerns about its Galaxy Note 7 devices. In response, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) advises travelers not to power on or charge these devices especially aboard an aircraft.  There are specific instructions to keep these devices out of checked baggage for safety.  Pack smart. Pack safely with these travel reminders… http://www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/hazmat_safety/ “Connecting […]

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