Hattiesburg Laurel Regional Airport (IATA: PIB, ICAO: KPIB, FAA LID: PIB), nicknamed Airport City, is a public airport located in Jones County, Mississippi. The airport is located in an unincorporated area near Moselle, nine nautical miles (10 mi, 17 km) north of Hattiesburg and 23 miles southwest of Laurel. It is mostly used for general aviation, but is also served by one commercial airline. Service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program. The runway is long enough to handle Boeing 757s and 767s used by college football teams visiting Hattiesburg to play the University of Southern Mississippi. The airport’s IATA code (PIB) refers to its former name, Pine Belt Regional Airport. Hattiesburg is halfway between Mississippi’s two major airports Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Jackson Evers International Airport. The three cities are linked by the four-lane U. S. Highway 49. As per the Federal Aviation Administration, this airport had 12,576 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 12,972 in 2009, and 13,766 in 2010. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011 2015 categorized it as a primary commercial service airport.
|Contact Number:||+1 601-545-3111|
|Airport Address:||1002 Terminal Dr, Moselle, MS 39459, United States|