The Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) and Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport (JAXEX) are
proud to partner with The Police Athletic League of Jacksonville (PAL) to kick-off the inaugural
JAXEX High Achievers program to introduce and expose local students to career opportunities in
aviation. For the next four months, these middle and high school students will learn about aviationrelated
degrees, skills and careers ranging from piloting an aircraft, aerial photography and airport
operations and administration.
JAXEX High Achievers is a truly unique and exciting career-building and networking opportunity
designed to instill a new love for aviation and to inspire students to AIM HIGH!
Stay tuned for updates on this JAXEX youth initiative program and our remarkable group of young
The Jacksonville Aviation Authority operates Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and the city's three general aviation
airports - Cecil Airport, Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport (JAXEX) and Herlong Recreational Airport. The Authority,
funded through user fees and not local taxes, generates over $2.9 billion annually to the local economy. For more
information about the Jacksonville Aviation Authority's airports, please visit www.flyjacksonville.com.