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Passengers Continue Marching Through ABE

April 23, 2018

14-percent increase in passenger traffic from previous March Mother Nature created March Madness with late arriving winter weather, but passengers continued marching through Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) finding escape routes to warmer destinations. Last month, 66,267 passengers traveled through ABE – that is a 14.3 percent increase from March…

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“Earth Day” Celebration with Clean-up Caravan

April 19, 2018

LNAA Staff are scheduled to visit ABE and Queen City Airports Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) staff members will clean-up trash, plant flowers and spruce-up facilities at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) and Queen City Airport (XLL) to celebrate Earth Day on Friday, April 20th. “Our participation in Earth Day each…

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PEEPS® Take Over the World

April 13, 2018

4-foot wide and 135 pound display is completely made of PEEPS® candy (Hanover Township, PA) – Have you ever seen an entire world of PEEPS®? Passengers won’t have to search very far, as its right in your neighborhood airport. On Thursday, April 12th, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) unveiled an…

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February Fury of Passenger Traffic at ABE

March 22, 2018

It’s only been two months, but Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has enjoyed a strong start to 2018 with another significant increase in passenger traffic during February. Last month, 53,564 passengers traveled through ABE – that is a 15 percent increase from February 2017. Month             Passengers                Percentage increase            …

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Preparations Underway for Winter Storm Toby at LVIA

March 20, 2018

With the impending arrival of Winter Storm Toby, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) is preparing for significant amounts of snow which has already affected flight schedules at Lehigh Valley International Airport (LVIA). “Our Operations and Safety staff is ready to respond to this latest winter blast from Mother Nature,” said…

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“Wings for All” at Lehigh Valley International Airport on May 5th

March 19, 2018

The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties, in collaboration with the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) and Allegiant Air, will host the 4th Annual “Wings for All®” at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) on Saturday, May 5 at 1:00 p.m. To register for the Wings for All® event, click here or…

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Board of Governors Selects New Leader for the Airport Authority

February 27, 2018

The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) today selected Thomas R. Stoudt as Executive Director of the LNAA effective February 2018. Stoudt has been serving in the same role on an interim basis since the departure of former Executive Director Charles R. Everett Jr.  Everett was named Deputy Director of Aviation for…

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Soaring out of the Gate

February 26, 2018

11-percent passenger traffic increase from January 17’ Soaring out of the gate in 2018, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) announced a sharp increase in passenger traffic during January at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Last month, 53,177 passengers traveled through ABE – an 11.9 percent increase from January 2017. Month            …

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Changes to TSA Screening Procedures

February 5, 2018

New screening procedures for carry-on bags to better focus on threats To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will begin implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) this week. The new procedures, which were…

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TSA Pre✓® Open Enrollment at ABE

January 30, 2018

Sign-up to for the expedited screening program from Feb. 26th – Mar. 9th Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) is excited to welcome back another TSA Pre✓® Temporary Open Enrollment Center in 2018. During three previous sessions, nearly 6,000 people registered for the expedited screening program at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)….

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Strong Finish Brings Increase At ABE

January 23, 2018

Highest passenger traffic for the year since 2012 Behind a three-month surge to finish 2017, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) is excited to announce that more passengers are choosing the comfort and convenience of Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). An 8.2% increase in December travelers helped passenger traffic reach its…

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Air Service Increase By Allegiant

January 8, 2018

Additional flights to leisure destinations from Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is ringing in the New Year by announcing the arrival of additional flights via Allegiant at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). “We have an outstanding partnership with Allegiant, and increasing flights to their very…

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Passenger Traffic Surge in November

December 20, 2017

Double-digit percentage increase from previous year Finishing the year with a surge, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) announced another significant increase in passenger traffic from the previous November. Last month, over 60,000 passengers traveled through ABE – a 15 percent increase from November 2016. Month             Passengers                  Percentage increase              …

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“Ho, Ho, Ho.” Next stop, the North Pole

December 14, 2017

“North Pole Express” Charity Flight departs with brave passengers aboard Tis’ the season to believe. Tis’ the season to hope. With snowfall creating a perfect backdrop at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), 20 families impacted by cancer boarded a United Express Charity Flight for the most popular flight destination every…

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Jingle All the Way through the Terminal

December 13, 2017

LNAA holiday season concert series kicks off Friday, December 15th Beyond the sights of Christmas trees, wreaths, lights and decorations, passengers at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) will enjoy the sounds of the holiday season from Friday, December 15th through Friday, December 22nd. Represented by their bands and chorale groups,…

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