Jacksonville International Airport App Now Available to Download

Navigating through Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) has never been easier with the official release of the “JAX Airport” app, now available for both Android and iOS devices. The new app has a multitude of features to assist travelers through every aspect of their airport experience. These include flight information, a comprehensive list of shops and […]

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Blast from the Past: The Roaring 20’s Land at JaxEx

By Justin Fletcher Jacksonville’s local Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 193 recently hosted a vintage 1929 Ford Tri-Motor (NC8407) at Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport (JAXEX). The Ford Tri-Motor, often known as the “Tin Goose” became very popular with airline operators and passengers due to its three powerful radial engines and rugged aluminum construction. Henry […]

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2016: Jacksonville International Airport’s Year in Review

  2016 was an exciting year at JAX. Enplanements were up, new nonstop flights took off while others were announced to start in 2017.  New in-terminal amenities opened to improve the passenger experience and travelers were treated to new shopping and dining vendors. In anticipation of 2017, here’s a quick look back at some of […]

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JAX helping to make dreams come true

  At Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) this season, you will see a number of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, sponsored by local businesses, in support of Dreams Come True of Jacksonville. Dreams Come True is a locally based non-profit organization dedicated to helping children with life-threatening illnesses fulfill their dreams through travel. Whether it be a […]

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The Great American Bagel Opens at Jacksonville International Airport

Travelers now have a new dining option when flying out of Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) – The Great American Bagel, has officially opened in time for the holiday travel season by Host-Lee JAX FB, LLC, a joint venture partnership between HMSHost and Lee Wesley Group. The Great American Bagel is an award-winning bagel bakery and […]

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Things to do in Northeast Florida this Thanksgiving Weekend

Northeast Florida is a great place to be during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. You can enjoy delicious meals, spend time with friends and family, and explore many fun activities around town. If you want something to do, there is no excuse to be bored this weekend.  To help you make some Thanksgiving plans, here is […]

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Tips for Navigating Your Holiday Travel

Tis the season for family gatherings, traditional meals, and making memories. It’s also the season for scheduling flights, packing, mingling with thousands of others trying to get somewhere else and making sure you arrive at your destination still full of holiday spirit. While we can’t make that 3 hour flight go faster, or your cousin’s […]

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New Pet Relief Area Opens at JAX

If you have ever traveled with a pet or service animal, you know that it can be stressful. Logistics can be tricky, including finding a place for your furry friend to “go” once you’ve passed through the security checkpoint. The staff at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) has made it a bit easier to handle by […]

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Art Takes Flight at Herlong Airport

Until 2012, the public outreach program at Herlong Recreational Airport (HEG) consisted of walking tours of the airport for students and others interested in aviation. After walking around the terminal, showing them a few airplanes and explaining airport operations, the tour concluded with a short period of Q & A. Herlong staff and the new airport […]

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Homeward Bound: How “Joey the Cat” was Reunited with His Family After a Month-Long Airport Adventure

Imagine taking a cross-country flight with your furry friend. Once you’ve completed the journey, you can’t wait to get home. You walk to your car, begin loading luggage and your pet into it. Disoriented from medication and the long trip, the animal gets spooked and escapes in the airport’s parking garage. You search for hours, […]

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