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New In-Terminal Museum Celebrates Jacksonville’s Rich Aviation History

by Emily Lisska, Jacksonville Historic Society First Phase Now Open to the Public at the Jacksonville International Airport The Jacksonville International Airport has officially opened the first phase of its new exhibit, “Jacksonville Takes Flight: North Florida Aviation History from 1878 to 1941.” Featuring the area’s aviation milestones and memorabilia from an era when Florida […]

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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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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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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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