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Don’t miss takeoff… It’s an “A-MAZE-ING” Trip!

August 30, 2018

Lehigh Valley International Airport sponsors largest corn maze in PA If you are looking to book an “a-MAZE-ing” trip this fall, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) recommends a visit to Seiple Farms in Bath, Pennsylvania. Entering its 11th year, the largest corn maze in Pennsylvania has been designed and cut…

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TSA Pre✓® RV Stops at ABE

August 29, 2018

Sign-up to for the expedited screening program from Sept. 24th – Oct. 5th TSA Pre✓® Open Enrollment is rolling into Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), but these sign-up sessions will operate in the newly launched RV. Nearly 7,300 people have registered for TSA Pre✓® at ABE since our first open…

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PennDOT Provides REAL ID Update

August 27, 2018

Customers may bring REAL ID documents to driver license centers beginning September 1 (Harrisburg, PA) – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers provided an update today on Pennsylvania’s progress toward compliance with the federal REAL ID Act, and how customers can…

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Jammin’ in July with Summer Travel

August 22, 2018

20-percent passenger increase at ABE from previous year The busiest travel season of the year had Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) jammin’ in July with passenger traffic, marking a tenth consecutive month of positive growth dating back to October 2017.  Last month, 76,394 passengers traveled through ABE – that is…

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Construction Is Ready for Takeoff

August 21, 2018

LNAA breaks ground on $16.3 million hangar project at ABE Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) will have a new home for corporate and general aviation aircraft in the summer 2019. On Tuesday, August 21st, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to officially kickoff construction of Hangar 11…

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June Jump in Passenger Traffic at ABE

July 23, 2018

18.9 percent increase from previous year Anticipating a surge in passenger traffic due to the arrival of the summer travel season, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) marked a ninth consecutive month of positive passenger growth dating back to October 2017.  Last month, 72,600 passengers traveled through ABE – that is…

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May Momentum Keeps Passenger Traffic Rising

June 21, 2018

24-percent increase from previous year at ABE Passenger traffic at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) carried a recent stretch of momentum throughout May by marking an eighth consecutive month of positive passenger growth dating back to October 2017.  Last month, 69,675 passengers traveled through ABE – that is a 24.4…

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2nd Annual “Winged Warriors” 5K Run/Walk On the Runway

June 19, 2018

All proceeds on Saturday, October 13th benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley Takeoff down the runway at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) to support those fighting cancer by lacing up your running shoes. On Saturday, October 13th, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of…

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75th Anniversary Celebration at Queen City Airport

June 14, 2018

Free admission to this family event on Saturday, August 25th Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) has announced plans for a summer celebration to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Queen City Airport (XLL). This event is FREE to the public on Saturday, August 25th and runs from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m….

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LNAA Receives Grant from Multimodal Transportation Fund

May 25, 2018

$700,000 designated for Main Terminal Parking Lot Improvements  The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) received a $700,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Multimodal Transportation Fund on Friday.  In the midst of rehabilitating infrastructure at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), the LNAA identified a multi-phase project to improve conditions…

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TSA Pre✓® Open Enrollment at ABE

May 22, 2018

Sign-up for the expedited screening program from June 18th – 29th For the second time this year, Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) is hosting a TSA Pre✓® Temporary Open Enrollment Center at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Appointments are now available to sign-up for TSA Pre✓® from Monday, June 18th through…

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Passenger Traffic Continues Ascent at ABE

May 16, 2018

17-percent increase from previous April Since takeoff in 2018, passenger traffic at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has experienced a steady ascent and that trend continued in April. Last month, 65,648 passengers traveled through ABE – that is a 17.2 percent increase from April 2017. This marked the seventh consecutive…

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Sensory Room Unveiled at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)

May 5, 2018

Only the third Airport in the World to provide this facility for air travelers Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), in collaboration with the Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties have teamed-up to construct a “Sensory Room” – only the third in the world – for air travelers with autism and…

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Master Plan Update “Final” Workshop on Thursday, May 10th

April 24, 2018

Public invited to learn more about the alternatives analysis for ABE What future projects and plans are on the radar at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)? Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) is approaching the final stages of submitting a “Master Plan Update” to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which outlines a…

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