President Obama Appoints JMAA CEO, Carl D. Newman, A.A.E., to the NIAC

PRESIDENT OBAMA APPOINTS JACKSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER CARL D. NEWMAN, A.A.E., TO THE NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE ADVISORY COUNCIL DECEMBER 29, 2016, WASHINGTON, DC: President Barack H. Obama announced his intention to appoint Carl D. Newman, A.A.E., to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). As the Chief Executive Officer of the Jackson Municipal Airport […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Releases Travel Tips During Holiday Rush

Welcome to the holidays!  Jackson Municipal Airport Authority wants to remind passengers, as well as guest picking up and dropping off at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN), to prepare for increased holiday traffic this week until the first of the new year. Holiday Travel Tips: Check flight status before heading to JAN. All passengers […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Reminds Consumers of Safety Measures When Flying Drones Near Airports

The aviation community is rapidly expanding to include its newest member, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones. Drones are in popular demand this holiday season and the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority wants our new flying partners to have fun and be safe. Know Before You Fly: • Keep your UAS in eyesight at all times, […]

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The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Celebrates the Season with Free Holiday Concert

This year’s Free Holiday Concert at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, features local music artist, Willie Silas performing jazzy and traditional holiday tunes Friday, December 16, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, inside the On Stage Restaurant located on the Ticketing/Departure level of the main terminal. Guests will enjoy complimentary parking and refreshments. Come […]

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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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