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 […]

New TSA screening procedures for carry-on bags

September 26, 2017

TSA raising aviation security baseline with stronger domestic security measures  GULFPORT, Miss. – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) this week. The new procedures, which were announced earlier this year, require […]

GPT awarded energy efficiency grant

September 21, 2017

GULFPORT — Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport has been awarded a $909,583 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for energy efficiency enhancements. The grant will be used to replace existing terminal lighting with energy-efficient lighting. Street lights at the airport’s main entrance road and portions of lighting on the terminal exterior are being replaced. “We are pleased […]

Allegiant announces nonstop service to Orlando from GPT

June 20, 2017

ALLEGIANT ARRIVES ON THE MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST WITH THE ONLY NONSTOP SERVICE TO ORLANDO AND FARES AS LOW AS $29  Click to tweet: .@Allegiant connects @FLYGPT and @SFB_Airport with a fare everyone can afford! @VisitOrlando #GetAway #YourWay  GULFPORT, Miss. June 20, 2017 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces the only low-cost, nonstop service connecting Gulfport-Biloxi, […]

Lyft now available at Gulfport-Biloxi International

June 9, 2017

GULFPORT – The Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority approved an agreement today to allow Lyft, 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. In the past, Lyft users could only get a ride to the airport. Lyft drivers will […]