Iris Booth Opens at JAX Allowing Travelers to Snap a Professional Headshot on-the-go

Iris Booth, a Canadian-based photo booth allowing travelers to take, edit and download professional headshots, has opened its first Florida location at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). We had the opportunity to sit down with the creator of Iris Booth, Sue Siri, to find out what inspired her to create such a new and exciting concept.…

Firehouse Subs Opens at JAX; Restaurant’s First Airport Location

Firehouse Subs is now officially open for business at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). Located in the post-security food court, this opening by restaurateurs HMSHost and Denard Enterprises Inc. is Firehouse Subs’ first location in an airport. In another first, travelers who find themselves at JAX before lunchtime will also be able to try Firehouse Subs’…

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…

THE PLAYERS lands at JAX

THE PLAYERS Championship is this week, May 9-14, in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. Each year the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) welcomes over eighty thousand passengers through the terminal during THE PLAYERS. The reason is simple. Golfers, locals and fans from across the country know THE PLAYERS Championship is in a league of its own. The…

Temporary TSA Precheck Enrollment Available at Jacksonville International Airport

Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) will open a temporary office for travelers wishing to sign up for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Precheck program. Just in time for the busy summer travel season, passengers can enroll in TSA Precheck at the airport terminal from May 15 – May 26. TSA Precheck allows individuals to travel securely…

Heroes for the Half-Shell: Cecil Airport

On a global scale, airports play a vital role in the transportation of passengers and cargo. As the demand for air travel increases, airports and aircraft operations have the potential to negatively impact the environment. While Federal and State agencies mandate a number of environmental regulations that airports are subject to, many airports go above…

Jacksonville Aviation Authority and Lyft Sign Transportation Services Agreement

  The Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) has signed an agreement with Lyft Inc to become the first transportation networking company to legally pick up fares at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). The agreement begins May 1, 2017 and runs through April 30, 2018. “Our customers, the traveling public, are requesting access to ridesharing companies like Lyft at…

K-9 Veteran’s Day

On this K-9 Veteran’s Day, we’d like to take a few moments to highlight the Explosive Detection Canine program at JAX. A team of five dogs, Witz, Leo, Benny, Gucci and Csubara, work with their human partners to patrol the airport terminal and clear abandoned property. They are available on a 24 hour basis to respond…