Global Entry Enrollment Center opens at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

January 17, 2017

GULFPORT – Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport held a ceremony Thursday, Jan. 12 to launch the opening of a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Global Entry Enrollment Center at the airport. Global Entry allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travelers. Members bypass the traditional CBP inspection lines and use an automated kiosk to complete admission upon […]

Ribbon cutting held for newly-constructed T-Hangars at GPT

September 6, 2016

GULFPORT – Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 6 to celebrate the completed construction of an eight-bay T-Hangar building for small, private aircraft. The hangar is located in the general aviation area of the Gulfport airport. Mississippi Department of Transportation paid for $250,000 of the half million dollar project through its multi-modal […]

Ceremony held to honor Col. Lawrence E. Roberts

July 15, 2016

A ceremony was held Wednesday, July 13 at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to unveil a bust memorializing the life and service of Col. Lawrence E. Roberts. The bust is displayed in the Gulfport airport terminal alongside the busts of Col. John C. Robinson and Lt. Jeremiah J. O’Keefe. Robinson was a resident of Gulfport and is noted […]

GPT awarded $3.4 million grant for sound mitigation

July 14, 2016

GULFPORT – Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport is being awarded a $3.4 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to fund Phase 10 of the Noise Compatibility Program. The sound mitigation program provides funding for qualified properties which fall within the FAA’s pre-established sound contours. Eligible applicants for the program have the opportunity to receive financial assistance […]

WWII hangar restoration completed at GPT

May 27, 2016

GULFPORT, Miss. – The restoration of a World War II era hangar was completed this month at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. The airport held a lease signing ceremony yesterday to officially transfer the hangar to the Mississippi National Guard. “The Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority is pleased to see the World War II era hangar restored, and […]

Williams named Secretary of MAA Board of Directors

May 10, 2016

GULFPORT, Miss. – Clay Williams, Executive Director of the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, was recently named Secretary of the Mississippi Airports Association (MAA) Board of Directors at the association’s annual conference in Starkville this year. Williams will also serve as the MAA Annual Conference Coordinator for 2017. The three-day conference will be held on the Mississippi […]

Larger aircraft, additional morning flight currently offered at GPT

March 30, 2016

GULFPORT, Miss.–Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport passengers currently have the opportunity to travel to Charlotte on larger aircraft, and can take advantage of an additional morning flight to Houston in June. American Airlines has begun flying its CRJ-700 to Charlotte. United Airlines’ new morning flight to Houston is available in June and is on sale now. “The […]

Seasonal service to Minneapolis/St. Paul returns to GPT

March 2, 2016

GULFPORT–Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport welcomes the return of non-stop service to/from Minneapolis, Minnesota this fall.  The seasonal service, offered by Sun Country Airlines, will run September-December with flights on Thursdays and Sundays. Last year, the service drew more than 1,600 visitors over a 13-week period.  “Sun Country Airlines® is pleased to continue with seasonal service between […]