Sleeping in Airports

Jackson Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Jackson Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Upstairs from the main lobby/ticketing area is a comfortable space with good chairs and a view. The area is carpeted and comfortably airconditioned/heated. I fell right to sleep and was not bothered all night. – a traveller

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Jackson Airport.

What to Expect

Jackson Airport consists of a three-level, L-shaped terminal with two concourses (West and East). The airport features a restaurant, café, bar and gift shop/newsstand in both concourses, but limited amenities on the landside. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Where to Sleep

As of November 2018, we have not received any recent traveller reviews. Please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels within a quick shuttle ride of the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Jackson Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Ramada Pearl Jackson Airport – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle service. » Check Rates
  • Quality Inn & Suites Jackson International Airport – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle service. » Check Rates
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jackson Flowood – (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle service. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Jackson Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout Jackson Airport. Connect to the “JMAA WiFi” network.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside, near the West Concourse, across from the On The Stage restaurant • Airside, in the East Concourse, across from the art gallery.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts (Smarte Carte) are available in the public area of the terminal. Rates: unknown.

Business Center – Location: Terminal 2, East and West concourse.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate on varying schedules, with the earliest open at 4:30AM. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include:
» Landside – On Stage Restaurant • Starbucks
» Airside – Mississippi Braves Sam Adams kiosk • Sports Hall Café

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Shopping – There are two landside airport shops and another located airside. All three are open from 5:00AM – 7:30PM.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is strictly prohibited throughout the terminal building. There are smoking areas in front of the terminal.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according the flight schedule. Check these hours with your airline. If you are in the public area of the terminal (landside) you will not be able to get through to the secure area of the terminal (airside) until the morning.

Airlines

As of February 2018, Jackson airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta • Southwest Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rentals are available at Jackson Airport: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty. Location: Level 1, Baggage Claim area.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Comfort Inn   •   Courtyard Jackson Airport/Pearl   •   Comfort Suites Airport   •   Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Jackson-Airport   •   Fairfield Inn & Suites Jackson Airport   •   Hampton Inn Jackson- Flowood   •   Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Jackson – Flowood   •   Holiday Inn Express Jackson/Pearl International Airport   •   Quality Inn & Suites Jackson Int’l Arpt.   •   Ramada Pearl/Jackson Airport   •   Sleep Inn & Suites Pearl   •   Super 8 Pearl/Jackson East.

Taxi

Metered taxis are readily available 24 hours a day in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.