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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JMAA Announces ‘Go Green’ Lighting Project

(Jackson, MISS) — The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority announces its exterior lighting enhancements project for the Jackson Evers Municipal Airport grounds. Construction for the ‘Go Green’ Pole Lighting Project is expected in February with a targeted completion date of July, 2016. The upgrades to existing perimeter lighting will benefit passengers and visitors to the Jackson […]

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JMAA Continues Christmas Tree Tradition with Historic Farish Street District

(Jackson, MISS) —  The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority gleefully announces its participation in this year’s 2015 Farish Street Christmas Tree program on Friday, December 18, 2015.  The program will begin promptly at 4:00 p.m. and will be held at the Farish and Hamilton Streets Park in the historic Farish Street district in downtown Jackson.  A […]

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‘A Home For the Holidays’ To Benefit Adopter Children and Families

‘A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS’ TO BENEFIT ADOPTER CHILDREN AND FAMILIES:  A Collaboration with Mississippi Families for Kids and WLBT/Channel 3 (Jackson, MISS) — The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority proudly announces its gift promotional in conjunction with Mississippi Families For Kids, a year-end holiday program to be held on Saturday, December 19, 2015.  ‘A Home […]

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2016 Construction Industry Briefing

2016 Construction Industry Briefing Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Clyde Muse Center, Hinds Community College, Rankin Campus (Lunch provided) Who:  Architects, engineers, contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers and vendors Topics:   Construction, design and business opportunities with the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Contact:  Jack Thomas, Director DBE and Community Development Email 2016briefing@jmaa.com  Phone 601.664.3518

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