Jackson-Evers International Airport (JAN) Rankin County (MS)

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Jackson-Evers International Airport (JAN)
City: Jackson
County: Rankin
State: Mississippi
ARTCC: Memphis

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General Information

Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) is a city owned civil-military airport located approximately six miles east of Jackson, Mississippi, across the Pearl River.

It serves commercial, private, and military aviation. It is named after Medgar Evers, the former Mississippi Field Secretary for the NAACP, and is administered by the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA), which also oversees aviation activity at Hawkins Field (HKS) in northwest Jackson.

Radio Communications

Land Mobile Radio (LMR)

Land mobile communications for facility security, safety and services use this system.

Jackson-Evers International Airport

001 (1) Jackson-Evers *CONFIRMED*854.337500 854.637500 856.562500 856.987500c 857.987500

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Jackson-Evers International Airport RRDB

Air National Guard

Air National Guard
The 172d Airlift Wing
183rd Airlift Squadron

The 172nd Airlift Wing (172 AW) of the Mississippi Air National Guard has maintained an Air National Guard base on the airport since 1963, having relocated that year from nearby Hawkins Field. The 172 AW previously operated the C-119 Flying Boxcar, C-124 Globemaster, C-130 Hercules, C-141 Starlifter and currently flies the C-17 Globemaster III.

Air National Guard Units

  • 172nd Airlift Wing
    • 172d Financial Management Services
    • 172d Family Readiness Office
    • 172d Medical Group
    • 172d Aircraft Generation Squadron
    • 172d Operations Group
      • 172d Operations Support Flight
      • 172d Airlift Control Flight
      • 183rd Airlift Squadron
        • C-17 callsigns - RULER##
      • 183rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron
    • 172d Maintenance Group
      • 172d Maintenance Group
      • 172d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
      • 172d Maintenance Squadron
      • 172d Maintenance Operations Flight
    • 172d Support Group
      • 172d Support Group
      • 172d Aerial Port Flight
      • 172d Civil Engineering Squadron
      • 172d Communications Flight
      • 172d Mission Support Flight
      • 172d Security Forces Squadron
      • 172d Services Flight

Radio Communications

Land Mobile Radio (LMR)

  • VHF/UHF Air (AM) and LMR (FM) bands
  • Please submit any additional support and operation frequencies.
  • Unconfirmed Support Frequencies:
    • 165.1375
    • 149.865
    • 139.700
    • 148.075

172 AW Operations

172nd Airlift Wing Ops (as of Q3-Q4 2014)
Preset Frequency Type Alpha Tag Description Mode Service
?? 264.600 BM 172 AW CP 172nd AW Command Post AM Military
Aerial Refueling Routes used (as of Q3-Q4 2014)
?? 324.600 BM AR101 Primary Route 101 Primary AM Military
?? 278.750 BM AR302 Primary Route 302 Primary AM Military
?? 260.200 BM AR Backup Backup for all of the above AM Military
?? 321.300 BM AR Boom 321.3 AR??? Boom frequency 321.3 AM Military
?? 252.550 BM AR Boom 252.55 AR??? Boom frequency 252.55 AM Military

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