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Jackson International Airport

Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN)


The airport is a 10-mile (16km) drive east of downtown Jackson.

Getting to the city

There is no reliable public transport to the city, though taxis and shuttle services are available, as are rental cars.


GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).


Tel: +1 601 939 5631.

Car rental

Car hire companies represented at the airport include Avis, Enterprise, Budget, Hertz, National, Alamo, Thrifty, Payless and Dollar. All car hire companies have desks on Terminal Level 1 across from baggage claim.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are undoubtedly the most convenient way to travel from the airport into downtown Jackson. Travellers should simply hail a taxi outside Arrivals; the meter should be turned on for the duration of the journey.


The airport has ATMs, shops, cafes and restaurants. Disabled facilities are good; those with special requirements should inform their airline in advance. A Disabled Passenger Shuttle Service is available 24 hours a day to transport those with special needs around the airport.


Long and short-term parking is available. The parking garage charges $16 per day, while the surface lot is $14 per day. The long-term lot is only $10 per day, and is connected to the terminal via a complimentary shuttle.



Free WiFi is available in the terminal.

Jackson International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.