Peak Memorial Day Weekend and Summer Travel Anticipated at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

Contact: LSherie Dean 
[email protected] 

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority 
100 International Drive, Suite 300 
Jackson, MS 39208 

The summer travel season has kicked off at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN), with airlines reporting a surge in demand for reservations during the Memorial Day holiday period and throughout the summer. Travelers can expect increased activity at the airport beginning Thursday, May 23. 

Be sure to check your flight status at or with your respective airline. Passengers are encouraged to arrive at least two (2) hours before their flight departure to allow ample time for check-in and security procedures. While at JAN, stay connected with iFlyJAN_WiFi, and to enhance the passenger experience, customers are reminded of the food and beverage offerings in the main terminal and in the East and West Concourses. 

Important JAN parking rate updates, beginning June 3, are as follows: 

  • Economy Lot at $13 per day (remote lot, with frequent, nonstop shuttle buses) 
  • Surface Lot at $17 per day (quick walk into the JAN terminal) 
  • Garage at $19 per day (at the JAN terminal) 
  • Cellphone lot is free; first 10 minutes in lots are free; Hourly Parking is $5 per hour 

Parking availability notifications will be updated throughout this period. Shuttle service is provided for customers parked in the remote lot. Call 601-360-8690 for real-time parking information. 

The world-class air carriers serving JAN (American, Delta, Southwest, and United) rank among the most award-winning in the aviation business, and the airport is honored to be a start or end point for travelers as they reconnect with family and friends and explore the world. With up to 900,000 seats for sale departing Jackson every year, there are many great options for all travelers. JAN is committed to the safety of all travelers as they embark on their journeys, with enhanced measures in place to ensure a secure and comfortable experience. 

For general travel information, including links to airline, rental car reservation sites, and parking information, visit Passengers are reminded to review TSA checkpoint rules and regulations at 

Have a great Memorial Day and summer from the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority: Your Connection to the World! 


The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) operates two airports: Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Hawkins Field Airport (HKS). JAN is the busiest airport in Mississippi, situated in the central part of the state, and serves the capital region of Jackson, which has over 3,000 acres of property. JAN serves several of the world’s busiest global hubs and is home to the Mississippi Air National Guard 172nd Airlift Wing. HKS is a general aviation airport that houses two emergency response medical air transporters and the Civil Air Patrol. It is also home to the Mississippi Army National Guard 185th Aviation Brigade. The Authority provides service to over 1.3 million passengers per year.

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