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

JAN Airport Overview

jackson airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Jackson Airport.

What to Expect

Jackson Airport (code: JAN) 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.

Sleeping in Jackson Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels within a quick shuttle ride of the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Jackson Airport Guide.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according to 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.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Jackson Airport that provide free airport shuttles:

  • Ramada by Wyndham Pearl Jackson Airport   » Check Rates
  • Hilton Garden Inn Jackson/Flowood   » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Jackson Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

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

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

WiFi / Internet

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

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

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, West Concourse • Airside, East Concourse, near Gates 3 & 4.

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 – Information is unavailable.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

Showers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

Jackson airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Frontier • Southwest • United Airlines • Via Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rentals are available on Level 1 in the Baggage Claim area: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Payless • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport shuttle service:  Candlewood Suites Flowood   •   Fairfield Inn & Suites Jackson Airport   •   Holiday Inn Express Jackson/Pearl International Airport   •    Ramada Pearl/Jackson Airport.

See also Airport Hotels above.


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

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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: update the airport guide or  write a review.