John Bell Williams Airport
(former Hinds County Airport)
|Owner||Hinds Community College|
|Elevation AMSL||247 ft / 75 m|
John Bell Williams Airport (ICAO: KJVW, FAA LID: JVW, formerly M16) is a public use airport in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States. It is located in Bolton, Mississippi, three nautical miles (6 km) northeast of the center of Raymond, Mississippi, The airport is owned by Hinds Community College.
During World War II, Hinds County Airport was used as an auxiliary training airfield supporting the Army pilot training school at Jackson Army Air Base. It was turned over to civil use in April 1944. 
John Bell Williams Airport covers an area of 284 acres (115 ha) at an elevation of 247 feet (75 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 12/30 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,499 by 100 feet (1,676 x 30 m).
For the 12-month period ending May 6, 2011, the airport had 46,000 aircraft operations, an average of 126 per day: 98% general aviation and 2% military. At that time there were 83 aircraft based at this airport: 68% single-engine and 31% multi-engine.