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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 Announces Vintage Warbirds to land in Jackson for the Commemorative Air Force “Fly the Fortress & Friends” Event Hosted by Atlantic Aviation at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is proud to announce the arrival of vintage warbirds to land in Jackson, MS for the Commemorative Air Force “Fly the Fortress & Friends” event, hosted by Atlantic Aviation at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Announces JAN Forecast in Top 10 for U.S. Airport Passenger Growth, Exciting New Air Service Updates, and Takes a Look at JAN Air Travel One Year into the Pandemic

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is pleased to announce Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International has been forecast by Airports: USA® to be in the top 10 of U.S. airports in the percentage of projected passenger growth for 2021, coming in at number eight...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Reads ‘Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen’ During Johnson Elementary Read Across America Program

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) in collaboration with Partners In Education virtually read, "Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen," by Sherri L. Smith on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 to the Johnson Elementary third grade class in celebration of Read Across America....

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority to Reduce Public Parking Rates at JAN; Will Close Long-Term Lot Until Further Notice

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is preparing to reduce public parking rates at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) beginning on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The parking system encompasses the garage, surface lot, and long-term...

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Showers Community Youth with Gifts for the Holidays

JACKSON, MS – (DECEMBER 21, 2020) – The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority’s (JMAA) Community Outreach holiday program, named “Gifts of the Season,” held two events this week to shower ninety-seven (97) children with gifts just in time to celebrate the holiday...

MUSEUM AND ART PROGRAM THROUGHOUT JAN.