JMAA Commissioners Tapped for Select Committees for Airports Council International-North America

  (Jackson, MISS) — The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority proudly commends Commissioners Vernon W. Hartley, Sr. and Evelyn O. Reed for their appointments to positions on the Airports Council International-North America Commissioners Committee. Comprised of representatives from among the more than 400 airport Board Members, Commissioners, the Committee is devoted to shaping policies that strengthen […]

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Spring Break Holidays to Impact Air Travel

Passengers Requested to Arrive at Least 2 Hours Prior to Flight Departure Times (Jackson, MISS)– On the eve of one of the nation’s most celebrated holiday periods, The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport is bracing for Spring Break 2016 with the anticipation of increased traffic and air travel. Students and passengers from almost every college […]

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Prime Land Lease Opportunity

JMAA PRIME LAND LEASE OPPPORTUNITY:  200+ Acres Suitable And Now Available for Commercial and Industrial Development (Jackson, MISS) — The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority announces a prime lease opportunity of more than 200 acres of land east and west of the East Metro Corridor.  Classified as ad valorem tax-free with available Entergy Qualified sites, the […]

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Airport Ranks in Top Three Small Hub Airports for Excellence in Airport Training

JACKSON MEDGAR WILEY EVERS AIRPORT RANKS IN TOP THREE SMALL HUB AIRPORTS FOR EXCELLENCE IN AIRPORT TRAINING (Jackson, MISS) — The Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers Airport ranks in the top 3 of 19 small hub airports from and is included among the hallmark of awards excellence for 97 airports nationwide.  Presented by the American Association […]

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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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