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JAN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: JAN / KJAN
Airport Name: Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
Location: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
GPS Coordinates: 32°18'39"N by 90°4'32"W
Area Served: Jackson, Mississippi
Operator/Owner: City of Jackson
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 346 feet (105 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN):

  • Recent improvements include a new covered garage for long-term parking.
  • The airport has an L-shaped terminal, with the tarmac extending north.
  • The closest airport to Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) is Hawkins Field (HKS), which is located only 9 miles (14 kilometers) W of JAN.
  • The furthest airport from Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 10,979 miles (17,669 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Because of Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport's relatively low elevation of 346 feet, planes can take off or land at Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • What is now Jackson–Evers International Airport opened in 1963, a new airport to replace Hawkins Field, Jackson's airport since 1928.
  • Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) has 2 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.72 miles (14.03 km) WHawkins Field (HKS)Jackson, Mississippi, United StatesView Hawkins Field on a map Set HKS as destination Airport Get more information about Hawkins Field
268.87 miles (110.84 km) SEHesler-Noble Field (LUL)Laurel, Mississippi, United StatesView Hesler-Noble Field on a map Set LUL as destination Airport Get more information about Hesler-Noble Field
372.65 miles (116.93 km) SEHattiesburg–Laurel Regional Airport (PIB)Hattiesburg/Laurel, Mississippi, United StatesView Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional Airport on a map Set PIB as destination Airport Get more information about Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional Airport
477.31 miles (124.42 km) EKey Field Air National Guard Base (MEI)Meridian, Mississippi, United StatesView Key Field Air National Guard Base on a map Set MEI as destination Airport Get more information about Key Field Air National Guard Base
581.65 miles (131.41 km) SSWMcComb-Pike County Airport (MCB)McComb, Mississippi, United StatesView McComb-Pike County Airport on a map Set MCB as destination Airport Get more information about McComb-Pike County Airport
681.74 miles (131.55 km) NGreenwood-Leflore Airport (GWO)Greenwood, Mississippi, United StatesView Greenwood-Leflore Airport on a map Set GWO as destination Airport Get more information about Greenwood-Leflore Airport
786.30 miles (138.89 km) WSWNatchez–Adams County Airport (HEZ)Natchez, Mississippi, United StatesView Natchez–Adams County Airport on a map Set HEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Natchez–Adams County Airport
886.95 miles (139.94 km) SEHattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport (HBG)Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United StatesView Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport on a map Set HBG as destination Airport Get more information about Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
996.64 miles (155.52 km) NNWMid-Delta Regional Airport (GLH)Greenville, Mississippi, United StatesView Mid-Delta Regional Airport on a map Set GLH as destination Airport Get more information about Mid-Delta Regional Airport
10115.27 miles (185.51 km) WMonroe Regional Airport (MLU)Monroe, Louisiana, United StatesView Monroe Regional Airport on a map Set MLU as destination Airport Get more information about Monroe Regional Airport
11116.59 miles (187.63 km) NEGolden Triangle Regional Airport (GTR)Columbus/West Point/Starkville, Mississippi, United StatesView Golden Triangle Regional Airport on a map Set GTR as destination Airport Get more information about Golden Triangle Regional Airport
12120.77 miles (194.36 km) WNWZ. M. Jack Stell Field (CRT)Crossett, Arkansas, United StatesView Z. M. Jack Stell Field on a map Set CRT as destination Airport Get more information about Z. M. Jack Stell Field
13122.23 miles (196.71 km) ENEGeorge Downer Airport (AIV)Aliceville, Alabama, United StatesView George Downer Airport on a map Set AIV as destination Airport Get more information about George Downer Airport
14126.63 miles (203.80 km) NEColumbus-Lowndes County Airport (UBS)Columbus, Mississippi, United StatesView Columbus-Lowndes County Airport on a map Set UBS as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus-Lowndes County Airport
15132.01 miles (212.44 km) NEColumbus Air Force Base (CBM)Columbus, Mississippi, United StatesView Columbus Air Force Base on a map Set CBM as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus Air Force Base

Map of Furthest Airports from Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,979.30 miles (17,669.43 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
210,979.05 miles (17,669.03 km) SSWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
310,961.20 miles (17,640.30 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
410,950.18 miles (17,622.57 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
510,949.56 miles (17,621.56 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
610,945.76 miles (17,615.46 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
710,945.32 miles (17,614.74 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
810,943.87 miles (17,612.41 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
910,941.92 miles (17,609.26 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1010,922.93 miles (17,578.71 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1110,920.83 miles (17,575.32 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1210,916.48 miles (17,568.33 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1310,911.44 miles (17,560.21 km) WSWCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
1410,892.41 miles (17,529.58 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1510,876.32 miles (17,503.70 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport