Year-End Review and Media Briefing – January 06, 2016

Year-End Review and Media Briefing Carl D. Newman, A.A.E., Chief Executive Officer Good Morning Everyone.  It’s good to be in Jackson; it’s a great day to fly with us at the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, the operator of Mississippi’s largest passenger and air transport facility.  One year ago, I accepted the charge of developing and leading […]

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Winter Storm Conditions Impacting Flights At Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International and Airports Nationwide

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is monitoring forecasts for a potential major winter storm beginning on Friday, January 22. American Airlines has noticed JMAA that all flights serving Charlotte-Douglas International Airport originally scheduled for Friday, January 22, have been CANCELLED. Flight cancellations to and from other locations may be impacted by the winter storm. […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority’s 2016 Architectural Engineering and Construction Industry Briefing to Host Airport Service Providers and Resource Agencies

Jackson, Miss. – More than 200 airport service providers and resources agencies are expected at the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority’s 2016 Construction Industry Day on tomorrow morning.  With an overview of future airport projects for bid, the Briefing will be held at the Rankin Campus of Hinds Community College’s Clyde Muse Center.  Registration opens at […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Announces Land Development Initiative with Freedom Real Estate

Jackson, Miss. – At the Special Meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority held last month, the Board voted to enter into an Option to Lease agreement with Freedom Real Estate, LLC, a Mississippi limited liability company.  The Option gives Freedom up to 270 days to decide whether to lease […]

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W.T. Consultants to Lead State and Local Lobbying Efforts for Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

Jackson, Miss. – At the Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority held earlier this month, the Board of voted to engage the services of W.T. Consultants.   As the official lobbyist for the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Worth Thomas, along with the W.T. Consultants team will monitor and track […]

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JMAA Board Position Statement – Proposed Legislation

RESPONSE FROM THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS:  The Board of Commissioners for the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority issues the following statement regarding the proposed legislation that would alter the make-up of the Board of Commissioners. “We tout our ‘State of the Airport’ report as efficient, effective, viable, and solvent, and as an exemplary catalyst for Jackson’s […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Responds to Air Incident of C-17 Globemaster III

Jackson, Miss. – The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, in coordination with the Mississippi National Guard, issues the following statement regarding the Jan. 6 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft incident. Last night, a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft assigned to the 172nd Airlift Wing lost a small plane attachment during a routine training operation.  The aircraft’s tail cone […]

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“What is good for Hawkins Field is good for Jackson”

Source:  Jackson Jambalaya http://kingfish1935.blogspot.com/2016/01/what-is-good-for-hawkins-field-is-good.html Long-ignored but still standing is Hawkins Field. The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority hired Sam Carver in September to manage the airport. He is the first manager of the general aviation airport that has been employed since 2009. Better days may be ahead for Hawkins Field. The new manager is whipping the […]

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JMAA Hosts Emergency Operations and Preparedness Meeting

(Jackson, MISS)– The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority was host today to the 2015 Emergency Management Training Meeting in preparation for major incidents affecting the aviation and passenger air transport industry here in Mississippi. A contingency of more than 30 representatives from local, state and federal agencies convened the afternoon session of mutual air and business […]

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