Jacksonville International Airport
2400 Yankee Clipper Drive, Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), Jacksonville, FL 32218, USA
Jacksonville International Airport (JIA) is located about 18 miles north of downtown Jacksonville, Florida. JIA, which services Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, is conveniently located about one mile west of I-95 (exit 363-B). Travel time to Jekyll and St. Simons Islands is approximately 1 1/2 hours.
Directions to Jekyll Island from Jacksonville International Airport
From JIA, take I-95 north to Exit 29. At the bottom of the ramp, merge right on US Highway 17 North. Continue approximately 5 miles and merge right onto The Jekyll Island Causeway. Continue approximately 5 miles across the marsh. There is a $3.00 parking fee for entrance to Jekyll Island and a map of the island is available at the toll booth. Maps and tourist information are also available at The Jekyll Island Welcome Center, located on the left side of the causeway before you reach the island.
Directions to St. Simons Island from Jacksonville International Airport
From JIA, take I-95 north to Exit 29. At the bottom of the ramp, merge right on US Highway 17 North. Continue past the Jekyll Island Causeway, crossing the suspension bridge - approximately eight miles - and merge right on the FJ Torres Causeway to St. Simons Island. The St. Simons Welcome Center is on the immediate left as you merge and tourist information, including maps, is available. Continue across the causeway approximately 5 miles to reach St. Simons Island. Kings Way bears off to the right, taking you to the St. Simons Pier Village, the beaches and the St. Simons Lighthouse. Continuing straight is Demere Road, taking you to the intersection of Frederica Road, to the airport and the East Beach Causeway. The left turn at the first traffic signal is North Sea Island Drive, taking you to Sea Island and the Cloister.