Jackson International Airport serves Jackson and Rankin County and is owned by the City Of Jackson. The airport has more than one runway. The longest is a paved runway extending 8501 feet. The facility is at an elevation of 346 feet at a distance of about 5 miles from Jackson.
05/24 Coming to The Jackson area World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone! World Famous Armidillo Festival Hamburg AR May1-4 The World Famous Armidillo Festival takes place on Hamburg's town square and the surrounding blocks. Local bands play on Friday night of the festival and all day Saturday to ensure your weekend is the best.