NAS Jax Air Show, the Birth of the Blue Angels in Jacksonville, FL

Air Shows have been a large part of aviation history for the Navy as well as the community in Jacksonville, FL and the surrounding areas. It’s likely that the very first unofficial show happened in 1918, when a group out of the Earl Dodge Aviation Training Camp flew over Jacksonville to celebrate the end of […]

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Remembering the Day that Forever Changed Aviation: Current & Former Employees Share Memories of 9/11

Nearly every generation has “one event” which not only left unforgettable memories of where people were and what they were doing when it happened, but was a pivotal time in our collective history. September 11, 2001, is that event for our generation. In 2016, we sat down with several current and former Jacksonville Aviation Authority […]

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New Premium Lounge Coming to Jacksonville International Airport

Travelers can soon have a major new amenity at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX): a premium lounge. Plano, Texas-based Airport Lounge Development Corporation (ALD) will invest a minimum of $1 million to develop, manage and operate the 2,726-square-foot facility, which will have seating for 49 guests. The Club JAX will offer hot and cold buffet featuring […]

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Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) Buries Time Capsule to be Opened in 2068

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 will be remembered as a historic day at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). Airport tenants joined Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) employees to bury a time capsule. It contained contributions from many of the airlines serving JAX, each JAA department as well as other items from tenant and community partners. The time capsule was buried […]

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Frontier Airlines Adds More New Service at JAX

Today low fare carrier, Frontier Airlines, announced new service from Jacksonville International Airport to San Antonio. The new route follows last week’s announcement that Frontier is adding six new destinations: Las Vegas, Buffalo, N.Y., Kansas City, Mo., Milwaukee, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn., and St. Louis, Mo. The new San Antonio flights begin August 12, and operates […]

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Allegiant Announces Two New Routes to Jacksonville with Fares as Low as $49

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. April 3, 2018 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new service from two cities to Jacksonville: Louisville, Kentucky and Norfolk, Virginia. There is no better time to get away your way, with one-way fares on the new routes as low as $49.* “We’re very excited to grow again in Jacksonville,” said Lukas Johnson, […]

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Frontier Airlines Is Growing in Jacksonville – New Flights to Austin and Trenton from $39

  Today low fare carrier, Frontier Airlines, announced two new, non-stop destinations for Jacksonville, Fla. Frontier stated that it will begin the only nonstop flights to Austin and Trenton, N.J. in April. This announcement comes before the carrier even begins service at Jacksonville International Airport Feb. 14 with previously announced non-stop flights to Denver. Flights […]

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United Airlines Begins Non-Stop Service to Denver

United Airlines announced today that it will offer daily nonstop service between Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and Denver International Airport (DEN), beginning April 9, 2018. “United Airlines is excited about offering this convenient new route to Northeast Florida,” said Grant Whitney, United’s vice president of Domestic Network Planning. “Our service between Denver and Jacksonville will […]

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JAX Kicks Off Its 50th Anniversary Celebration

On October 23, 2017, Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) hosted a 50th Anniversary kick-off celebration at the Aviation Gallery. JAX opened its doors in 1968, and we will celebrate with the community, our staff and tenants over the coming year, culminating with a grand celebration gala on October 11, 2018. During the event, the first Aviation Gallery […]

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Frontier Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service fom JAX to Chicago, Cincinnati, Denver and Philadelphia

Low fare carrier Frontier Airlines today announced it will serve two new cities from Jacksonville International Airport with nonstop, low-cost flights to Chicago-O’Hare and Philadelphia. This announcement comes after recently announced service to Cincinnati and Denver for a total of four destinations. These flights are available now and the airline is celebrating the new service […]

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