The summer travel season has arrived in full swing and airlines serving the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) report significant demand for reservations during the Memorial Day holiday period and for the entire summer. The number of travelers is expected to rise this week, with the first peak travel occurring from today, May 24th (Wednesday) through June 5th (Sunday).
The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is proud to offer substantial daily air service from JAN to the largest global hubs, with hundreds of connections, worldwide. Delta Air Lines (DL), celebrating 94 years in Jackson, will operate up to six (6) daily flights to the world’s #1 hub airport of Atlanta (ATL). Southwest Airlines (WN) returned to JAN in 2021, and now flies up to seven (7) flights daily to Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington (BWI), Houston (HOU), and weekend flights to Orlando (MCO), with hundreds of connections beyond these key airports.
American Airlines (AA) has increased service to their Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) and Charlotte (CLT) hubs and will continue the nonstop to the nation’s capital airport, Washington-Reagan National (DCA). All totaled, they’ll have up to nine (9) daily flights on peak days. United (UA) will operate three (3) daily flights to Houston-Bush (IAH), with flights to six (6) continents from there.
The air carriers serving you at JAN are among the most award-winning in the world, and we are pleased to have you start or end your journey at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International as we all continue to re-connect with family, friends, and to see the world! With the increased flight options, there are plenty of seats still available for travel from Jackson. Have a great summer from the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority: Your Connection to the World!
Know before you go!
Allow time for parking at JAN. Spots are still available in the terminal garage but may be limited. Parking is available in the close-by surface lot, and in the remote lot, located to the right of International Drive before you arrive at the terminal areas. Shuttles will be available for remote lot customers.
The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) provides real time information on flights by calling 601.360.8690.
General information on holiday travel, including links to the Transportation Security Administration, airline and rental car reservation sites, and parking availability is found on our website: www.jmaa.com. Remember to arrive two (2) hours prior to your flight departure. For questions on TSA checkpoint rules and regulations, visit www.TSA.gov.
The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) operates two airports: Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Hawkins Field Airport (HKS). JAN is the busiest airport in Mississippi, situated in the Central part of the state and serving the Capital region of Jackson with over 3,000 acres of property. JAN has service to several of the world’s busiest global hubs and is home to the Mississippi Air National Guard 172nd Airlift Wing. HKS is a general aviation airport and is home to the Mississippi Army National Guard 185th Aviation Brigade.