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JAX Airport businesses to host job fair Tuesday, May 11th

More than 20 companies doing business at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) will participate in a job fair on Tuesday, May 11. WHEN: Tuesday, May 11 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. WHERE: DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Airport Ballroom 2101 Dixie Clipper Drive Jacksonville, FL 32218 WHO: American Airlines, Avis Budget Rental Cars, AvMax Aircraft Maintenance, Comfort […]

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JAX achieves STAR™ Accreditation from Global Biorisk Advisory Council

Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) received accreditation from Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a body of international leaders in the field of microbial-pathogenic threat analysis, mitigation, response, and recovery, certifying that Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) implements best practices to prepare for, respond to, and recover from outbreaks and pandemics. “Our JAX Airport team has worked very […]

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Jacksonville Aviation Authority Approve Agreement for New Hangar, Office Space at Cecil Airport

• Will eventually replace existing Boeing Cecil Field site footprint • Continues Boeing’s maintenance, repair and overhaul operational commitment for U.S. government customers • Supports Boeing’s overall effort to optimize infrastructure and make best use of facility space • To view Boeing’s original release visit: Boeing has entered into a 25-year lease agreement with […]

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Detour Planned for I-95 Northbound to Airport Road Westbound Exit

As part of the Florida Department of Transportation’s Airport Road and I-95 interchange improvements project, there will be overnight detours of the I-95 northbound to Airport Road westbound off-ramp (exit 363B) for shoulder work. The nightly detours are scheduled from Sunday, April 12 through Thursday, April 16 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., weather and […]

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Jacksonville Airports Contribute $6 Billion to the Florida Economy

A new economic impact study by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) found that Jacksonville Aviation Authority’s (JAA) four-airport system contributes more than $6 billion annually to the local economy. The Florida Statewide Aviation Economic Impact Study measured the benefits of on-airport impacts, visitor spending impacts, and multiplier impacts of Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), Jacksonville […]

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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 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 […]

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2016: Jacksonville International Airport’s Year in Review

  2016 was an exciting year at JAX. Enplanements were up, new nonstop flights took off while others were announced to start in 2017.  New in-terminal amenities opened to improve the passenger experience and travelers were treated to new shopping and dining vendors. In anticipation of 2017, here’s a quick look back at some of […]

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Want to do Business with one of the JAA-managed Airports? Here’s How to Get Started…

The aviation and aerospace industry in Northeast Florida is a significant contributor to the local economy. The Jacksonville Aviation Authority’s (JAA) four airport system has an estimated $3.1 billion annual impact on the region with nearly 30,000 jobs directly or indirectly associated with the industry. While large numbers like that might not mean much to […]

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