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…

USO Seeks Donations for National Guard Troops

The Greater Jacksonville Florida Area USO is collecting items at both the NAS JAX and Mayport locations to distribute to over 12,000 National Guard troops assisting Floridians in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Only the following items are needed and may be dropped off at the designated locations listed below: Body wash – travel size…

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…