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JAX Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: JAX / KJAX
Airport Name: Jacksonville International Airport
Location: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
GPS Coordinates: 30°29'39"N by 81°41'16"W
Area Served: Jacksonville metropolitan area
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 30 feet (9 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Jacksonville International Airport (JAX):

  • Both of the newer concourses house ten gates each and have moving walkways.
  • The economic downturn of 2009 caused a decrease in passengers and flights.
  • The new airport was slow to expand, only serving two million passengers a year by 1982, but it served over five million annually by 1999 and an expansion plan was approved in 2000.
  • The airport's two runways form a "V".
  • Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1 (IJX), which is located only 6 miles (9 kilometers) SSE of JAX.
  • A photo of a program from the dedication of Jacksonville International Airport in 1968
  • Jacksonville International Airport handled 5,605,934 passengers last year.
  • Because of Jacksonville International Airport's relatively low elevation of 30 feet, planes can take off or land at Jacksonville 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.
  • The furthest airport from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is Kalbarri Airport (KAX), which is located 11,456 miles (18,436 kilometers) away in Kalbarri, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The second phase of the expansion program is being carried out over three years, commencing in mid-2006 and is projected to cost about $170 million.

Map of Nearest Airports from Jacksonville International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Jacksonville International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.86 miles (9.43 km) SSEImeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1 (IJX)Jacksonville, Illinois, United StatesView Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1 on a map Set IJX as destination Airport Get more information about Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1
215.02 miles (24.17 km) SEJacksonville Executive at Craig Airport (CRG)Jacksonville, Florida, United StatesView Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport on a map Set CRG as destination Airport Get more information about Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport
317.25 miles (27.76 km) ESENaval Station Mayport (NRB)Mayport, Florida, United StatesView Naval Station Mayport on a map Set NRB as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Station Mayport
417.85 miles (28.73 km) SNAS Jacksonville (NIP)Jacksonville, Florida, United StatesView NAS Jacksonville on a map Set NIP as destination Airport Get more information about NAS Jacksonville
542.40 miles (68.24 km) SSENortheast Florida Regional Airport (UST)St. Augustine, Florida, United StatesView Northeast Florida Regional Airport on a map Set UST as destination Airport Get more information about Northeast Florida Regional Airport
648.73 miles (78.43 km) NNEMalcolm McKinnon Airport (SSI)Brunswick, Georgia, United StatesView Malcolm McKinnon Airport on a map Set SSI as destination Airport Get more information about Malcolm McKinnon Airport
754.44 miles (87.62 km) NNEBrunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK)Brunswick, Georgia, United StatesView Brunswick Golden Isles Airport on a map Set BQK as destination Airport Get more information about Brunswick Golden Isles Airport
857.24 miles (92.12 km) WSWLake City Gateway Airport (LCQ)Lake City, Florida, United StatesView Lake City Gateway Airport on a map Set LCQ as destination Airport Get more information about Lake City Gateway Airport
965.62 miles (105.60 km) SSWGainesville Regional Airport (GNV)Gainesville, Florida, United StatesView Gainesville Regional Airport on a map Set GNV as destination Airport Get more information about Gainesville Regional Airport
1066.96 miles (107.75 km) NWWaycross-Ware County AirportWaycross Army Airfield (AYS)Waycross, Georgia, United StatesView Waycross-Ware County AirportWaycross Army Airfield on a map Set AYS as destination Airport Get more information about Waycross-Ware County AirportWaycross Army Airfield
1195.18 miles (153.18 km) WNWMoody Air Force Base (VAD)Valdosta, Georgia, United StatesView Moody Air Force Base on a map Set VAD as destination Airport Get more information about Moody Air Force Base
1296.49 miles (155.28 km) WNWValdosta Regional AirportValdosta Army Auxiliary Airfield (VLD)Valdosta, Georgia, United StatesView Valdosta Regional AirportValdosta Army Auxiliary Airfield on a map Set VLD as destination Airport Get more information about Valdosta Regional AirportValdosta Army Auxiliary Airfield
1396.67 miles (155.58 km) NMidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield (LIY)Fort Stewart, Hinesville, Georgia, United StatesView MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield on a map Set LIY as destination Airport Get more information about MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield
1496.81 miles (155.80 km) SSWOcala International Airport (OCF)Ocala, Florida, United StatesView Ocala International Airport on a map Set OCF as destination Airport Get more information about Ocala International Airport
1597.97 miles (157.67 km) SSEDaytona Beach International Airport (DAB)Daytona Beach, Florida, United StatesView Daytona Beach International Airport on a map Set DAB as destination Airport Get more information about Daytona Beach International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Jacksonville International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Jacksonville International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,455.56 miles (18,435.90 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
211,455.43 miles (18,435.68 km) WSWShark 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
311,446.20 miles (18,420.82 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
411,439.85 miles (18,410.60 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
511,428.39 miles (18,392.17 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
611,421.35 miles (18,380.84 km) WSWCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
711,414.94 miles (18,370.52 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
811,413.79 miles (18,368.67 km) WSWBusselton 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
911,400.61 miles (18,347.45 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1011,394.80 miles (18,338.11 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1111,393.64 miles (18,336.24 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1211,389.99 miles (18,330.37 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1311,372.83 miles (18,302.75 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,365.97 miles (18,291.70 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1511,307.47 miles (18,197.57 km) WSWRAAF Learmonth (LEA)Exmouth, Western Australia, AustraliaView RAAF Learmonth on a map Set LEA as destination Airport Get more information about RAAF Learmonth