New T-Hangars constructed at GPT

October 18, 2018

Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport cut the ribbon on its second set of newly-constructed T-Hangars October 16. The $790,000 project was made possible through a partnership between the airport and the Mississippi Department of Transportation. Built in the new general aviation taxi lane area, bays vary in square footage from 1,120 square feet up to 1,560 square […]

Altus Trophy on display at GPT

October 17, 2018

Starting today the 2017 Altus Trophy will be on display at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport through early 2019. The Biloxi Bay Area Chamber of Commerce and surrounding community was selected as this year’s Altus trophy recipient on May 18 based on its support and dedication to Keesler Air Force Base. The Altus Military Affairs Committee, in […]

Williams obtains aviation industry designation

August 24, 2018

Clay Williams, Executive Director, Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport has obtained the designation of Certified Member (C.M.) of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).  The designation is provided to Airport Executives who complete the AAAE Body of Knowledge Course of Study in Administration, Finance, Airport Planning, Construction, Airport Operations, Community Relations and Communications.  On behalf of […]

GPT receives MDOT grant

August 24, 2018

Mississippi Department of Transportation Commissioner Tom King announced Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport will receive a $350,152 grant from MDOT’s multi-modal program to replace underground fuel tanks at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. The Airport is removing underground fuel storage tanks and replacing with an above ground operation.  This endeavor will improve the process for fueling airline ground handling […]

Gulf Coast Grill and Taproom opens at GPT

February 2, 2018

GULFPORT — The Grand Opening of Gulf Coast Grill and Taproom was held February 1 at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. The restaurant features local cuisine, selections from a variety of local and regional craft breweries and a brand-new breakfast menu. The owner operator of the Gulf Coast Grill and Taproom is MSE Branded Foods. The company […]

GPT announces new Director of Finance

January 24, 2018

GULFPORT – Leslie Bonnikson has joined The Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport as Director of Finance. Bonnikson is responsible for directing and managing all airport financial and administrative activities. Bonnikson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, accounting and human resource management from Auburn University. She comes to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport from the Gulf Coast […]

GPT celebrates 75th anniversary

December 14, 2017

75 years – Military Roots to Commercial Routes by Clay Williams The Mississippi Gulf Coast has a proud military history.  From the military bases to the numerous defense contractors to the retirees who call the Coast their home, the military has played a tremendous role in shaping the very fabric of our community.   Gulfport-Biloxi International […]

Uber now available at Gulfport-Biloxi International

November 15, 2017

GULFPORT – The Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority approved an agreement today to allow Uber, a transportation network company, to provide ride-sharing services to airport passengers. Through the company’s mobile app, customers can now request a ride from the airport. Uber drivers will begin picking up airport passengers effective November 16. “Every day Uber is providing […]