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Record Crowd at JAN, New Parking Options; Labor Day Holiday Travel Peaking, Arrive Two (2) Hours Early for Check-In

 The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) advises that Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) is experiencing record crowds today, during the peak of the Labor Day weekend 2021. To accommodate this high demand, the Long-term/Remote lot at JAN has...

Labor Day Holiday Travel Begins at JAN; Arrive Two (2) Hours Early for Check-In

 The peak Labor Day travel period has begun and airlines serving the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) report significant increases in reservations for this end of summer holiday time. The number of travelers is expected to rise starting today,...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Continues Partnership with Jackson Public Schools and Jackson State University for Education and Training Academy (JET-A)

 The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) continues its partnership with Jackson Public Schools (JPS) and Jackson State University (JSU) with the kickoff of the second (2nd) JMAA Education and Training Academy, known as Jet-A, “Fueling the Future of Aviation -...

Independence Week Travel Begins at JAN; New and Enhanced Airline Service; Arrive Two (2) Hours Early for Check-In

The Independence week travel period has begun. Airlines serving the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) report significant increases in reservations for this holiday period and the rest of the summer. The number of travelers is expected to rise...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Celebrates Hawkins Field Airport’s National Historical Landmark Designation with Official Unveiling Ceremony

After 92 years of providing excellent air service in Jackson, MS, Hawkins Field Airport (HKS), formerly known as Davis Field, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior. On Thursday, June 17, 2021, the Jackson...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Celebrates the Return of Southwest Airlines with Official Ribbon Cutting and Reception at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) celebrated the return of Southwest Airlines (SWA) at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) today with a ceremonial ribbon cutting and reception. After seven (7) years, SWA officially restarted...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Teams Up with Mississippi State University Raspet Flight Research Laboratory to Advance Unmanned Aviation Systems

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) has partnered with Mississippi State University’s (MSU’s) Raspet Flight Research Laboratory to accomplish yet another aviation milestone for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). This partnership has enabled one of the world’s...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Collaborated with Springboard Opportunities to Host Easter Cotton Candy Event for the Commonwealth Village Community

 The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) and Springboard Opportunities collaborated on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 3:00 pm to host the “Easter Cotton Candy,” a community outreach event at Commonwealth Village Apartments in Jackson, MS near Hawkins Field Airport....

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Donates Tuskegee Airmen Books to Johnson Elementary Third Grade Class

 Earlier this month, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) leaders, in collaboration with Partners In Education, had the opportunity to virtually read “Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?”, by Sherri L. Smith, to the Johnson Elementary third grade class. This was in...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Partners with the City of Jackson to Host Water and Essentials Drive-Thru Event at Hawkins Field Airport

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) and the City of Jackson (COJ) partnered today to host “Essentials for the Community,” a drive-thru event held at Hawkins Field Airport. The partnership was developed to combat the effects of the ongoing water crisis on...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Safely Reopens JAN; HKS Remains Temporarily Closed

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) happily announces the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) runways and taxiways are currently clear and the airport has safely reopened. Early Friday afternoon, temperatures in the area began to rise...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Temporarily Closes JAN Due to Severe Inclement Weather

 The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) has extended its temporary closure for Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Hawkins Field Airport (HKS) until at least 11:00 pm/CST, Friday, February 19, 2021, due to continued extreme icing...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Announces Southwest Airlines’ Initial Fares and Routes, Beginning in June of 2021

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) announces that Southwest Airlines has now released its initial fares and routes for service at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN), beginning June 6, 2021. Southwest Airlines is one of the largest air...

Peak Thanksgiving Travel Begins at JAN; Health and Safety Measures in Place

Airlines serving the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) report an increase in flight reservations during the Thanksgiving holiday period. The number of travelers is expected to rise this week, with peak travel occurring Tuesday, November 24th...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Announces Southwest Airlines’ Intent to Return to Jackson, Mississippi

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) announces that Southwest Airlines intends to restore its legendary service to Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in 2021. Southwest Airlines is the largest domestic carrier with an impressive...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Announces Air Service Providers’ New Face Covering Requirements at JAN During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) announces air service providers’ new health and safety requirements to wear face masks or face coverings when traveling. The policies were issued today by Delta, American, and United Airlines – all of which provide legacy...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Continues to See AD-HOC Airline Schedule Changes; TSA Now Allows Up to 12 oz. Hand Sanitizer Containers

  The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) advises that airlines serving Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evans International Airport (JAN) continue to experience passenger travel decline during the COVID-19 period, with daily ad-hoc cancellations being made based on...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Advises Minimal Tropical Storm Damage and the Return of Normal Air Service Operations at JAN

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) advises there have been minimal effects during Tropical Storm Ida. JMAA Public Safety and Operations teams continue to monitor conditions, ensuring safety for all passengers, customers, tenants, and airport employees....

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Welcomes American Airlines’ New Seasonal Air Service to MIA

oday, the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) welcomed the new seasonal air service from Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) to Miami (MIA). With over 40 years dedicated to great service to the Jackson community, American Airlines greeted its...

Peak Summer Travel Begins at JAN; New and Enhanced Airline Service Starts; Arrive Two (2) Hours Early for Check-in

The peak travel season is upon us and airlines serving the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) report significant increases in reservations during the Memorial Day holiday period and for the summer. The number of travelers is expected to rise...

MUSEUM AND ART PROGRAM THROUGHOUT JAN.