TRANS PIXS WORLDWIDE TRANSPORTATION PHOTOS--JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
TRANS PIXS WORLDWIDE TRANSPORTATION PHOTOS--JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT


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Jacksonville International Airport
(JIA)

Part of the Jacksonville Airport Authority (JAA)
  • FISCAL YEAR 1999 AIRPORT HIGHLIGHTS
    In Fiscal Year 1999, Jacksonville International Airport handled a record 4,874,178 passengers and over 147 million pounds of air cargo. Other notable achievments from 1999 include:
    • JIA became the fastest growing airport in Florida and the seventh fastest growing airport in the United States based upon passenger volume.
    • Completed planning for a major expansion of the airport's passenger terminal building and airside facilities, an estimated $175 million project.
    • Introduced Super Shuttle Internationa, Inc., offering shared-ride ground transportation.
    • Continued to develop one of the most agressive airport arts programs in Florida, with permanent and rotating art exhibits.
    • Contstructed the first building at Woodwings, JAXPORT's new 700-acre business park adjacent to the airport.
    • Installed a state-of-the-art airfield lightning warning system to protect everyone at JIA.
  • JIA INFORMATION
    PASSENGERS
    JIA is served by thirteen different commericial airlines: Airtran, American/American Eagle, Continental/Continental Connection, Continental Express, Comair, Delta/Delta Connection, Metrojet, Midway, Northwest, Southwest, TWA, United/United Express and US Airways/US Airways Express. 102 flights depart daily.

    In Fiscal Year 1999, 2,437,009 passengers deplaned at JIA; 2,437,169 passengers boarded at JIA. These figures represent a growth of 77 percent since 1990.

    CARGO

    Air cargo companies serving JIA include: Air Cargo Carriers Inc., AirTran, Airborne Express, American Airlines Cargo, Delta Air Freight, DHL Worldwide, Emery Worldwide, FedEx, MENLO, Mountain Air Cargo, Northstar Air Cargo, Northwest Air Cargo, Southwest Air Cargo, TWA Air Cargo, US Airways Cargo, United Airlines, United Parcel Service, U.S. Postal Service.

    TERMINAL/RUNWAYS

    The JAXPORT terminal building is designed to accommodate six million passengers a year. The three concourses meet at a large, center courtyard surrounded by food and retail concessions. This area recently received a $500,000 million renovation.

    There are two runways and 10 taxiways. Runway 7/25 is 10,000 feet long, and 3/31 is 8,701 feet long. Eight of the taxiways are 75-feet wide, while the remaining two are 50-feet wide.

  • JIA EXPANSION
    Planning has been completed for a multi-phase expansion of the airport. Construction of a new 1,300-space economy parking lot is almost finished, and a second parking garage will soon be added.

    Subject to approval of the airlines serving JIA, landside improvements will soon begin, first in the area of baggage claim areas. These improvements will be followed by new gates, concessions and other public areas in the passenger terminal building. Long-range plans call for the construction of two satelite terminals branching off from the main building.

  • JACKSONVILLE AIRPORT AUTHORITY
    On October 1, 2001, the Jacksonville Port Authority (JPA) was restructured into two separate entities--the Jacksonville Airport Authority (JAA) and the Jacksonville Seaport Authority (JSA). The JSA own and operates the Blount Island Marine Terminal, the Talleyrand Marine Terminal and the Dames Point Marine Terminal, while the JAA owns and operates Jacksonville International Airport, Craig Airport, Herlong Airport and Cecil Field. More information about JAA can be found on the JAA web site.

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    Information on this page comes from the JAXPORT 1999 Annual Report,
    the JAXPORT 1999/2000 Official Directory and JIA Flight Guides.
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