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Solar Impulse 2 public event on May 28 is sold out

May 27, 2016

First airplane to fly around the world without using fuel will be on display on Saturday Allentown, PA – The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority has been notified by Solar Impulse that Saturday’s public event is sold out. For those individuals who were unable to obtain a ticket, the Solar Impulse team…

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Solar Impulse 2 flying to the Lehigh Valley

May 23, 2016

Around the World Journey includes a stop at Lehigh Valley International Airport on May 25 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is excited to announce the impending arrival of Solar Impulse 2 – powered entirely by solar panels attempting to become the first airplane to fly around the world…

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Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority and Rockefeller Group Development Corporation Complete Property Sale in Allen Township

May 20, 2016

Groundbreaking for FedEx Ground Hub expected in Summer Allentown, PA – The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority and Rockefeller Group Development Corporation (N.Y.) have announced the completion on a property sale of 260 acres along Willowbrook Road in Allen Township, just north of Lehigh Valley International Airport. “The Authority has invested a…

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Lehigh Valley International Airport welcomes their tallest travelers

March 16, 2016

Lehigh Valley Zoo and LVIA partnership features 9-foot giraffe display in terminal to help raise funds Allentown, PA – Passengers won’t only be looking up to see aircraft when visiting Lehigh Valley International Airport. Through a new partnership with the Lehigh Valley Zoo, LVIA will showcase two Masai giraffes and…

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It’s going to be an “Eggstravaganza”

March 10, 2016

LVIA is hosting their first ever Easter Egg Hunt on March 20 Allentown, PA – If you’re looking for an “eggcelent” reason to visit Lehigh Valley International Airport, join us for our inaugural Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 20. The Easter bunny will start the egg hunt at 1:00…

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LVIA Creates C.O.P.E. Therapy Dog Program

January 6, 2016

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Lehigh Valley International Airport has engaged it’s first ever four-legged volunteers. As part of the on-going passenger amenity initiative, LVIA has started the C.O.P.E. Therapy Dog Program with different types of service dogs. The program officially started December, 28, 2015.  C.O.P.E. stands for Canines Offering Passengers…

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LNAA Celebrates First Annual Customer Experience Week

October 20, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) is honoring their customers this week as part of a new customer experience focus. From Monday, October 20 through Thursday, October 22, LNAA will recognize all their diverse customers.  The week began with an employee-wide staff breakfast and invitation to the Key…

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August 28, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – FAA final inspections on Runway 13-31 took place yesterday, marking the completion of a runway safety area (RSA) project, started in 2006.  This project was deemed mandatory by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to meet runway design standards for runway safety areas. The FAA is actively working…

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June 29, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – Two staff members will be recognized at Tuesday’s pinning ceremony as part of the monthly Board Meeting at LVIA. Captain John Demyan has been promoted to Chief, while firefighter Adam Grube has been promoted to Lieutenant. The last pinning ceremony at LNAA was held in 2008. Demyan…

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Environmental Assessment for Land Release made Available for Public Review

May 22, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) has prepared a Draft Final Environmental Assessment for land release. The land release encompasses approximately 297 acres of Airport property located north of the Lehigh Valley International Airport along Willowbrook Rd. in Allen Township, PA. The Airport land is being released for…

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LVIA to Host Wings For Autism Event

May 6, 2015

Allentown, PA – On Saturday, May 9, 2015, The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties will present WINGS FOR AUTISM, a unique rehearsal event for people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities to have a real-life experience using an airport when traveling by plane. The Arc has partnered…

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March 31, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Lehigh Valley International Airport saw a 17% rise in traffic in February, it’s largest increase since February of 2011. In addition, traffic has been up for the last six months, consecutively. The rise in passenger traffic is encouraging to airport officials, who have been working to create…

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