JMAA Offers New Charging Stations Allow Passengers to Stay Connected with Family and Friends Just in Time for The Holidays

Jackson, MS – Just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority is pleased to announce we have new charging stations for electronic devices available throughout the East and West Concourses at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN). Our customers rely on digital and cellular technology to stay up to date, communicate […]

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Holiday Weekend Travel Numbers Expected to be High at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

Airlines serving the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) report flight reservations at traditional highs during the four-day Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday. We expect to up to 3,000 passengers per day, with the peak travel occurring on Wednesday, November 23rd, and then again on Saturday and Sunday, November 26th and 27th. The peak hours for departing […]

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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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NEW SERVICE TO BE ANNOUNCED

NEW SERVICE TO BE ANNOUNCED AT THE JACKSON – MEDGAR WILEY EVERS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON MONDAY AUGUST 22, 2016 8:30 AM   The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) and Southern Airways Express invite all members of the media to attend a press conference on Monday, August 22nd, at 8:30 a.m. announcing new non-stop and direct […]

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HAWKINS FIELD TO HOST NATIONAL AVIATION DAY

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) announces its Jackson AVIATION DAY to be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Hawkins Field located at 558 West Ramp Street in Jackson.  Sponsored by JMAA, the festivities will begin at 10:00 a.m. and run through 2:00 p.m. Held in observation of National Aviation Day, the interactive events […]

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JACKSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY CEO PARTICIPATES IN WHITE HOUSE INFRASTRUCTURE MEETING

The newly elected American Association of Airports Executives Chair, Carl D. Newman, A.A.E. and Chief Executive Officer of the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority was among key leadership and participants at the White House Conference on Infrastructure held earlier this month.  Along with AAAE President and CEO, Todd Hauptli and Melissa Sabatine, AAAE Senior Vice President […]

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U.S. AIR FORCE SENIOR SERGEANT TO RECEIVE MILITARY HONORS AT JACKSON-MEDGAR WILEY EVERS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport will be host to the arrival and transfer of the final remains of United States Air Force Senior Sergeant William J. Boyd on Thursday, July 14, 2016.  The solemn occasion will be marked by family members along with members of the Keesler Air Force Base (Biloxi, MS) and the […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Offers Holiday Travel Tips Just Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Offers Holiday Travel Tips Just Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend Jackson, MS – The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is expecting to serve between 1,000 and 2,000 departing passengers per day at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) during the four-day Memorial Day Weekend Holiday. Know before you go – visit […]

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