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 […]

GPT awarded for training excellence

April 6, 2017

GULFPORT – Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport was recognized March 31 by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) for excellence in airport training completed in 2016. Airport Operations Supervisors Addison Barbeau and Carson Stroud and Operations Manager Ricky Rushing received awards for completing extensiveoperations training in areas including aircraft rescue and firefighting, security, customer service, Federal […]