JACKSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY RECEIVES Baa1 RATING IN MOODY REPORT

  The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority received a second positive rating on its financial status.  Moody’s Investors Service issued a Baa1 rating for JMAA.  Key factors included in the report are:   As the primary air carrier and transport service provider for Mississippi, The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport serves a unique market of business […]

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Fitch Ratings Affirms Jackson Municipal Airport Authority’s Outlook Stable

FITCH RATINGS, INC. AFFIRMS JACKSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY’S AIRPORT REVENUES AT ‘BBB+’; OUTLOOK STABLE Fitch Ratings has affirmed Jackson Municipal Airport Authority’s (JMAA) approximately $12 million airport revenue bonds at ‘BBB+’. The Rating Outlook remains Stable.   Some of the key elements used to determine JMAA’s rating and outlook include:   The Jackson – Medgar […]

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Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Responds to Air Incident at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority issues the following statement regarding today’s ground incident of a private aircraft at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport. Today, at or around 12:09 p.m., JMAA Operations were contacted regarding a ground incident at Runway 34 Right of the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.  The Alert 3 was issued and […]

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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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JMAA PRIME LAND LEASE DEVELOPMENT OPPPORTUNITY: 700+ Acres Suitable for Commercial Development

(Jackson, MISS) — The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority announces its prime lease opportunity of more than 700+ acres of land east and west of the East Metro Parkway. Classified as ad valorem tax-free and Entergy-Qualified, a tract of 200+ acres are ‘shovel-ready’ and have been certified through a rigorous review process by Entergy Mississippi’s Economic […]

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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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