Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Welcomes BRYAN E. HELAIRE as Director of Information Technology

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority proudly announces the appointment of Bryan E. Helaire as Director of Information Technology.  Helaire will lead the Authority’s Technology Division which include its strategic planning, project delivery, and day to day operations for various technologies at both the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport and Hawkins Field. Helaire hails from Houston, […]

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Korean War Hero Remains to Receive Military Honors at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

(Jackson, MISS) – The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport will be host to the arrival and transfer of the final remains of Corporal Dudley L. Evans on Thursday, April 21, 2016.  The solemn occasion will be marked by family members and the local Jackson area United States Military Honor Guard beginning promptly at 3:19 p.m. […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Hosts DBE Certification Workshop

(Jackson, MISS) – The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) announces its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification Workshop to be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Charles W. Tisdale Library located at 807 East Northside Drive in Jackson. The workshop will begin promptly at 12:00 noon and run through 2:00 p.m.  The Certification Workshop […]

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Myrlie Evers-Williams, Widow Of Civil Rights Activist and Pioneer, Medgar Wiley Evers, Opposes Bill To Give State Control Of Jackson, Miss. Airport Named For Late Husband

Jackson, Miss., April 11, 2016 –The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport bears the name of civil rights activist and pioneer, Medgar Wiley Evers, who was assassinated in his driveway in Jackson on June 12, 1963. Evers was the field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. On March 24, 2016, legislators […]

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Board of Commissioners Approve $220,000 in Renovations and Innovations to Hawkins Field

(Jackson, MISS) –At its regular scheduled meeting of the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Board of Commissioners held March 28, 2016, the Board approved work to begin on the initial Hawkins Field improvement projects identified in the JMAA Strategic Plan 2021.  Elements of work being addressed at this time include:  enhancements to the airport signage, lighting […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Receives National Honor for Business Diversity

(Jackson, MISS) – The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) was included among this year’s honorees at the 2016 Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Awards Gala held in Orlando, Florida this week.  JMAA was awarded the Inclusion Champion Award that carries with it a global recognition for JMAA’s commitment to diversity and inclusion among businesses and […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Announces Information Regarding Regulations of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

(Jackson, MISS) – The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority announces updates and information regarding regulations by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Inherently different and unique from manned aircrafts, the introduction of UAS into the nation’s airspace is most challenging for both the FAA and the aviation community. With the busiest global […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority’s Police Promotions to Strengthen Front-Line Defense

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority’s Police Promotions to Strengthen Front-Line Defense (Jackson, MISS) –The Police Department for the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority recently announced the promotion of 3 of its officers to the rank of Sergeant.  The three bring with them a wealth of knowledge and mastery in varied law enforcement capacities including crime scene investigations, […]

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