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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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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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ABE to host Mobile Mammography Coach

March 13, 2019

Your health is important, so don’t miss this opportunity! Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) will be hosting the Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute’s Mobile Mammography Coach on May 6th and October 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You must complete and fax the form below to (610) 402-0695: ABE Patient Form You…

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Winter Weather Advisory: Flight Cancellations

March 3, 2019

Passengers are encouraged to contact their airline for updated flight information (Hanover Township, PA) – Due to the impending arrival of Winter Storm Scott on Sunday afternoon which is expected to extend into the overnight hours, the following flights have been cancelled at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE): Sunday, March…

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Trans-Bridge Lines to Begin Service to Philadelphia

March 1, 2019

New route from Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) will begin on Monday, March 4TH Bethlehem, PA (March 1, 2019) – Trans-Bridge Lines is pleased to announce that it will begin service to Philadelphia destinations beginning Monday, March 4, 2019. The schedule in place will aim to accommodate those commuters who…

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January Jump at ABE

February 21, 2019

16 consecutive months of positive passenger increases Business and leisure travelers were ready for takeoff in 2019, as passenger traffic experienced another January jump at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Last month, 54,895 passengers traveled through ABE – that is a 3.23 percent increase from January 2018. This marked 16…

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Allegiant Adds Service to Nashville, Tennessee from ABE

February 12, 2019

13th Nonstop Destination Arrives at Lehigh Valley International Airport Allegiant today announced service from Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) to Nashville International Airport (BNA) / Tennessee beginning on May 17, 2019. This seasonal route will operate twice weekly. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new route as…

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Over ¾ of million passengers fly through ABE

January 28, 2019

Highest total of passenger traffic since 2011 Since takeoff in January 2018, passenger traffic kept climbing at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), surpassing 700,000 passengers for the first time since 2011. 792,974 passengers traveled through ABE in 2018 –a 14.57 percent increase from 2017 . Month                    Passengers          Percentage increase…

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“Fill the Bus” to help Federal Workers

January 22, 2019

 Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) hosting two-day donation drive Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) and the Lehigh Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) is hosting a two-day donation drive called “Fill the Bus” in support of our local federal employees at ABE affected by the federal government shutdown: Below is a list…

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