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TSA Pre✓® RV Rolls into ABE

August 27, 2019

Sign-up to for the expedited screening program from Sept. 30th – Oct. 11th (Hanover Township, PA) – The TSA Pre✓® RV is rolling back into Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), with open enrollment sign-up sessions operating in the mobile unit. Appointments are now available from Monday, September 30th through Friday,…

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Summer Travel is Sizzling at ABE

August 22, 2019

94,298 passengers last month – highest total July on record                       (Hanover Township, PA) – Temperatures weren’t the only numbers soaring last month, as Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) continued its sizzling summer travel season. Last month, 94,298 passengers traveled through…

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Allegiant Announces Aircraft Base in the Lehigh Valley

August 20, 2019

Bringing New Jobs and Future Growth Opportunities (Hanover Township, PA) – State and local officials joined executives from Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today as the company announced plans to establish a two-aircraft base at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Allegiant’s growth plans in the state…

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UPDATE: Statement Regarding Helicopter Incident at ABE

August 11, 2019

On Sunday, August 11th at 2:45 p.m., the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Operations Center received an Alert 3 for a reported helicopter crash behind Hangar 10 at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Units from ABE did support with mutual aid. The helicopter did depart from ACE…

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LNAA awarded $20 million in FAA Grants

August 2, 2019

Projects include the Runway 6-24 Rehabilitation and Obstruction at XLL On Tuesday, July 30th, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Board of Governors unanimously voted to accept four grants totaling $20,786,225 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with funds stemming from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The majority of the funding…

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Takeoff down the runway…before flying with “Planes”

August 1, 2019

Movie Night at Braden Airpark returns on Saturday, August 17th with Fireworks Finale (Forks Township, PA) –  Movie at the Airpark presented by the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) returns on Saturday, August 17th with the showing of “Planes” by Disney and a fireworks finale immediately following the movie. This event…

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Livestream Unavailable for LNAA Board of Governors Meeting

July 30, 2019

(Hanover Township, PA) – The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Board of Governors meeting on July 30th at 12:00 p.m. will not be available on livestream. Due to a renovation project at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), the meeting has been moved to Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) – Muhlenberg Hospital….

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Fast, fun, and fresh food option at ABE

July 29, 2019

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) welcomes Canteen Smart Market Did you forget to eat or get a drink before taking off for Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)? We’ve got a smart option! On Monday, July 29th, ABE officially welcomed Canteen Smart Maket in the Departure Terminal located beyond the TSA…

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Tremendous Takeoff in Summer Traffic at ABE

July 22, 2019

89,609 passengers last month – highest total in June since 2004                                It’s the busy summer travel season at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) with all eyes on vacation, relaxation, and passenger numbers soaring to heights…

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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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