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Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) Unveils Book Exchange for Passengers

July 12, 2019

#ABEreads created through partnership between the Airport and (3) local libraries Did you forget something to read when packing for your business trip or vacation?  Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! On Friday, July 12th, Airport officials joined representatives from the public libraries in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton to unveil…

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Closure Can’t Slow Momentum In May

June 19, 2019

76,400 passengers chose their neighborhood airport for air travel For 52-hours last month, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) remained quiet with no takeoffs or landings during the Runway 6-24 intersection repaving project. Even this brief interruption could not slow down the positive momentum at your neighborhood airport. In May, 76,400…

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Trans-Bridge Lines Agreement Announces Cross-Honoring Tickets

May 23, 2019

This agreement between the three bus companies is a system of cross-honoring tickets. In an effort to provide Philadelphia bus passengers with plenty of schedule choices, Trans-Bridge Lines would like to announce that an agreement has been reached with Martz Trailways and Fullington Trailways. This agreement between the three bus…

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Amazing April at ABE

May 20, 2019

83,560 passengers chose their neighborhood airport for air travel It hasn’t happened since 2004, which is the last time Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) reached 1 million passengers. In April, 83,560 passengers traveled through ABE – a 27.28 percent increase from April ’18 – and the second highest single month…

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TSA Pre✓® Open Enrollment Returns to ABE

May 13, 2019

Sign-up to for the expedited screening program from June 17th – June 28th The summer travel season is here! Make your airport experience easier at the TSA checkpoint. TSA Pre✓® Open Enrollment returns to Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) from Monday, June 17th through Friday, June 28th. Appointments are available…

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TSA Summer Travel & Security Exhibit

May 9, 2019

TSA ensures security preparedness for summer travel and explains security protocols for travelers at Lehigh Valley International Airport The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to be the highest in years with more than 2.2 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration…

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“Wings for All” Celebrating 5-year Anniversary at ABE

May 6, 2019

Air travel experience for individuals with autism on May 11th Five years ago, individuals in the Lehigh Valley with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities with sensory sensitivities may have dreamed of air travel. The Arc of Lehigh & Northampton Counties and its partner, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)…

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Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting (ARFF) Pinning Ceremony

April 30, 2019

Firefighter Richard Hildebrand, Jr. promoted to the rank of Lieutenant On Tuesday, April 30th, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) promoted ARFF member Richard Hildebrand, Jr. to the rank of Lieutenant with a pinning ceremony during the monthly LNAA Board of Governors Meeting. The LNAA hosted its last pinning ceremony in…

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PEEPS® of a “Cat in the Hat” at ABE

April 26, 2019

Display of infamous literary character is completely made of marshmallow PEEPS® Before you takeoff on a fun vacation and never look back… make sure you say hello to our newest passenger, but he is not a tasty snack! On Friday, April 26th, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) and Just Born…

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March Madness of travel at ABE

April 24, 2019

Over 18,000 more passengers than last month Last year, it took until mid-summer for Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) to reach 76,000 passengers. Thanks to a March Madness of travelers last month, ABE reached its second highest single month total since 2011. In March, 76,512 passengers traveled through ABE –…

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March Madness of travel at ABE

Over 18,000 more passengers than last month Last year, it took until mid-summer for Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) to reach 76,000 passengers. Thanks to a March Madness of travelers last month, ABE reached its second highest single month total since 2011. In March, 76,512 passengers traveled through ABE –…

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90 years after takeoff, ABE is still flying high!

April 9, 2019

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) celebrating opening in 1929 On April 9, 1929, the Allentown Airport Corporation received its ticket for takeoff – a charter from the Department of Commerce Bureau of Aviation. Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is celebrating it’s 90th Anniversary – still remaining one of the few…

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Flight Free Weekend… What’s going on at ABE?

March 26, 2019

Flights cancelled from May 4th-6th due to intersection work on Runway 6-24 It’s going to be an unusual sight May 4th through May 6th  at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). There will be no takeoffs or landings by commercial airlines or general aviation aircraft. “This will be short term pain…

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Board of Governors Approves $1.1 million for capital improvements

Escalator repairs, jet bridge rehabilitation and apron painting projects at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) On Tuesday, March 26th, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Board of Governors approved approximately $1.1 million of capital improvement projects at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Below is a list of projects: Escalator Repairs in…

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Fantastic February of Flights at ABE

March 20, 2019

58,276 passengers choose their neighborhood airport for travel (Hanover Township, PA) – Since October 2017, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has been aboard a nonstop flight of positive passenger growth, which reached 17 consecutive months in February. Last month, 58,276 passengers traveled through ABE – that is an 8.8 percent…

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