JAA Board Names Executive Conference Room at Jacksonville International Airport in Honor of Dr. Chester Aikens

At the August board meeting on Monday, August 25, the Jacksonville AviationAuthority Board of Directors voted unanimously to name the ExecutiveConference Room at Jacksonville International Airport in honor of former JAAChairman Chester Aikens, who passed away in December.

Dr. Aikens, a prominentcommunity and civic leader, served on the JAA Board as well as the JacksonvillePort Authority when the city’s airport and seaport operated together.  Attending yesterday’s board meeting were Dr.Aikens’ widow, Jean, his sons Chester II and Chae, and Mayor Alvin Brown.