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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Musical PLAYERS Entertain at JAX

  Last week passengers arriving to attend THE PLAYERS Championship were treated to groups of area students singing, dancing and playing instruments. By popular demand, the long standing tradition of the two week Holiday Music Program was expanded several years ago to include one week in the spring. The timing of THE PLAYERS in May fit […]

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Sin City, Devilishly Quick: Daily Nonstop service to Las Vegas Returns for the Summer!

Southwest just updated their latest schedule, and we’re pleased to announce the return of daily nonstop service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Las Vegas this summer! Beginning on June 5, Southwest will offer one outbound flight per day (Sunday through Friday), with two outbound flights on Saturday. The service is scheduled through August 6, 2016. […]

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Taking a Moment to Appreciate our Airport Ambassadors for “Going Beyond, Daily” During National Volunteer Week

Imagine a world without volunteers. Those who give of their time and talents to lend a hand to their communities. What a barren, lonely, confusing, sad landscape it would be. The same can be said about JAX without our airport ambassadors. They offer harried customers calm assistance with directions, finding lost items, helping with a wide […]

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Art on the go: Jeff Whipple at JAX

By Wendi Howard What is the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about an airport terminal? It’s probably not locally curated art. But, if you’re traveling through Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), you’d be hard pressed to miss the beautiful art throughout the terminal building. The Jacksonville International Airport Arts Commission (JIAAC), formed in […]

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