Jacksonville International Airport
Located 13 miles (21 km) north of downtown Jacksonville, Jacksonville International Airport is a bustling facility serving more than 5.6 million passengers each year. Conveniently located for flights to northern Florida and southern Georgia, the airport is served by most North American airlines. There are flights to Jacksonville International Airport from cities across the continent, including New York, Washington DC, Dallas, Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis, and Boston. Despite its name, there are currently no international flights to Jacksonville International Airport.
The facility has a single terminal with three concourses, and is fairly easy to navigate. The selection of shops and restaurants is good (though not to be compared with mega-facilities like New York and London), and the airport provides entertainment in the form of live music in the summer and dvd rentals.
The airport is situated 14 miles (23km) north of downtown Jacksonville.
Getting to the city
All ground transportation services, including rental car agencies, taxi, and limousine services, are located on the lower level of the terminal building, adjacent to baggage claim. Some hotels offer pick-up services, and shuttle companies offer a door-to-door service to nearby destinations. These services should be booked in advance, if possible.
GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Tel: +1 904 741 2000.
Car hire companies represented include Avis, Alamo, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, and Thrifty.
Gator City Taxi is the official taxi company serving the airport. It is a good idea to book a taxi at the desk in the terminal and enquire about rates beforehand, as the drivers have been known to overcharge tourists.
The airport has numerous ATMs, bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. There is a nursing room, a spa, an art gallery, a pet relief area, and a meditation room available at the airport. There are also fax and photocopy facilities available.
Parking in all lots is charged at $2 per 30 minutes. Daily rates start from $22 in the Hourly Lot, $18 in the Daily Lot, $11 in the Daily Surface Lot, and $6 in Economy Lots 1 and 2.
Flights to Jacksonville International Airport are available on Delta, American Airlines, Continental, AirTran, JetBlue, United, US Airways and Southwest Airlines.
There is free wifi in Jacksonville International Airport.
The business centre in Jacksonville International Airport has computer terminals and basic services like photocopying and fax, as well as two executive conference rooms with audio-visual equipment and full video/teleconferencing capabilities.
The conference centre is open from 7:30am to 7pm Monday to Friday.
Jacksonville International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.