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
To 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.
Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. 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.
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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.
If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Jackson Airport that provide free airport shuttles:
With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.
- 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.
There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.
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, 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 – Restaurants are currently closed due to Covid-19.
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, click here to update this airport guide.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Shopping – There are two landside airport shops and another located airside. All three are open from 5:00AM – 7:30PM.
Showers – Not available.
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.
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.
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
The following car rentals are available on Level 1 in the Baggage Claim area: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Payless • Thrifty.
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: 2022-10-31
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: update the airport guide or write a review.