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Jonesboro Municipal Airport

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Northeast Arkansas Leaders Assess Need for New Airport

The Arkansas Division of Aeronautics and the Federal Aviation Administration will fund a needs assessment to determine whether there is enough demand to expand regional airport infrastructure or build a new airport altogether. read more >
Harold Copenhaver
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US Spending Package Includes $5 Million for Jonesboro Airport

The Jonesboro Airport will be getting a longer runway thanks to federal tax dollars, Mayor Harold Copenhaver says. read more >
Surf Air Mobility airplanes parked on the tarmac

Electric Aviation Firm Surf Air to Merge With Southern Airways

Southern Airways, the Jonesboro Municipal Airport service provider, will have nearly 40 Cessna Grand Caravans upgraded to hybrid electric aircraft as part of the deal. read more >
George Jackson • Manager of the Jonesboro Municipal Airport
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Jonesboro Airport’s George Jackson: The Delta Is Ready When You Are

Jonesboro Airport Manager George Jackson says he’s seeking runway and taxiway improvements as regional growth drives demand. read more >
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Southern Airways Acquires Regional Carrier Air Choice One

Air Choice One, which has provided service to Jonesboro since 2012, will operate under the Southern Airways name. read more >
Bill and Hillary Clinton are scheduled to attend the ceremony marking the first phase of renovations and the renaming in their honor of the former Little Rock National Airport.
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FAA Gives $23M from Infrastructure Law to Arkansas Airports

Sixty-five commercial, county and municipal airports received the funds. read more >
A Google Street View image of a plane parked outside a hangar at Jonesboro Municipal Airport in 2021. 
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Jonesboro Municipal Airport Gets $3.5M Grant to Strengthen Runway

The money comes as the airport looks at expanding air traffic to include larger planes. read more >
A Cessna Caravan aircraft operated by Air Choice One of St. Louis.
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Jonesboro Airport Commission Votes to Renew Service Contract With Air Choice One

The panel also expressed support for new flights to Nashville, Tennessee. read more >
A Cessna Caravan aircraft operated by Air Choice One of St. Louis.
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Air Choice One Will Bid to Keep EAS Contract in Jonesboro

Air Choice One of St. Louis will bid to retain its federal Essential Air Service contracts for Jonesboro Municipal Airport after a rocky year marked by a pandemic and tornado damage. read more >
Southern Airways Express flies to El Dorado, Hot Springs and Harrison.
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Southern Airways Keeps Bringing EAS Reliability to 3 Cities

Southern Airways Express retains its Essential Air Service contracts in Arkansas and continues to be highly reliable despite a pandemic that has pummeled the industry, officials say. read more >
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Subsidies Bolstered List of Busiest Airports in Arkansas

The four Arkansas airports that saw the biggest rise in passenger boardings in 2011 had one thing in common: government-subsidized air service offered through SeaPort Airlines Inc. read more >