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Jackson Airport, Mississippi

International Airport Code - Jackson Airport : JAN To establish Jackson's first airport, 151 acres of land was purchased in February 1928 for the sum of $53,500. Davis Field was dedicated later that year. Davis Field is now known as Hawkins Field. Delta Air Lines' inaugural flight was in 1929. In 1963 a new military and commercial air facility was dedicated in Rankin County, known as Allen C. Thompson Field. Even though, the airport is are still referred to as Thompson Field, its name has officially been changed to the Jackson International Airport. Jackson International Airport website


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