A Note About JAX’s Music Program

We’re very fortunate at JAX to have several musicians who provide live entertainment for our customers every day. Here’s one of their stories. Eric Wendorf Talk about what you do when you’re not playing at the airport. When not at the airport, I am a swim coach and a world ranked competitive swimmer. The swimming has […]

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Falling with Grace, or How to Fly Without an Engine

  by Matt Bocchino Many people who aren’t familiar with general aviation (which is loosely defined as all flying that doesn’t include military or airlines) tend to consider those who like to fly around in little planes, well…crazy.  Untrue as that may be, imagine what those people may think of someone who flies around in […]

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Jacksonville International Airport Recognized as Among Top Airports in the World for Excellent Customer Service

The Jacksonville Aviation Authority is pleased to announce that Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) has been inducted into the Airports Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence for consistently delivering excellence in customer service. The award recognizes airports worldwide that received high marks from passengers who participated in ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Surveys. The […]

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A New Nonstop Flight Northeast Florida Travelers Will LUV!

Source: Southwest Image Library   Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and Dallas Love Field (DAL) starting March 11, 2017, according to the carrier’s new schedule which published today. The flights will initially operate on Saturday and Sunday. Community support of the flight is important to ensure the flight’s success, […]

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A Note About JAX’s Music Program

We’re very fortunate at JAX to have several musicians who provide live entertainment for our customers every day. Here’s one of their stories. Road Less Traveled: Anne McKennon and Jeff Parker Talk about what you do when you’re not playing at the airport. Anne: I work as a freelance performing musician, a composer, and I teach […]

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Section of Pecan Park Road, Near JAX, Scheduled to Close this Week

Beginning on July 14, 2016, Pecan Park Road will be closed for construction between Terrell Road and International Airport Boulevard. This closure is related to the realignment of Pecan Park and site work adjacent to the roadway. It is anticipated this section of Pecan Park Road will be closed for approximately one year. While it’s […]

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Art on the Go: Anne Oliver at JAX

As Jacksonville’s art scene continues to grow, Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and Jacksonville International Airport Arts Commission (JIAAC) both play an important role in exposing travelers to local artists. Currently featured in the airport’s Haskell Art Gallery is the work of Anne Oliver. In a short interview with Anne, she described her work as having […]

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Travel Tips for a Busy Summer Season

If you’ve been online, watched television or picked up a newspaper recently, you have likely read about long TSA lines at security plaguing travelers with hours-long waits. Although that may be the case at some of the 15 busiest airports in the country, we at JAX are faring much better. We’ve received a lot of […]

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Bringing a Local Touch to the Terminal: The Amelia Island Marketplace

The next time you’re in Concourse C, you might notice a significant change. Namely that the New York Times Bookstore is now the Amelia Island Marketplace. It’s one of several in-terminal renovations travelers can expect to see over the next year as concessionaires and retailers update their locations. Other recent renovations include updates to InMotion […]

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A Week of Firsts: Four New Nonstop Flights in Five Days

This week was a big one if you’re a fan of flying nonstop from JAX. We celebrated the start of new service to four cities on two different carriers. On Wednesday, Allegiant started service to Rickenbacker Airport in Columbus, Ohio. On Thursday, Silver Airways started flying nonstop to Nassau in the Bahamas. And on Friday, […]

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