JAXEX Economic Impact

JAXEX provides an annual economic impact of approximately $171,604,500 and about 1,191 direct and indirect aviation-related jobs in the Northeast Florida region.

In the Community…

As a good neighbor, JAXEX supports a variety of activities and community groups including:

JAXEX Observation Area

At the observation area located next to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) administrative offices, members of the community are welcome to watch planes take off and touch down. Whether relaxing in a rocking chair or enjoying a picnic lunch, visitors can view the airport activity while listening to transmissions from the control tower.

School Tours

The JAXEX staff is happy to take students on tours of the airport facilities. To arrange an airport tour, contact the airport manager at 904-641-7666.

Civil Air Patrol

The Jacksonville branch of the Civil Air Patrol is located at JAXEX. To learn more about the Civil Air Patrol, please visit

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles

The Young Eagles Program was created by the EAA to pass their love of flying onto the next generation. Local members of the EAA give interested young people the opportunity fly in a general aviation aircraft completely free of charge. To learn more visit

Runway Extension Information


11/30/2007 Resolution 2007-1240 - Approving Proposed Amendments to the 2010 City of Jacksonville Comprehensive Plan
8/27/2007 Craig Master Plan Presentation


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