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February 21st, 2024 |

68,030 passengers traveled through ABE in January

(Hanover Township, PA) – Fresh off reaching its highest passenger traffic volume in two decades, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) carried that positive momentum into 2024.

Last month, 68,030 passengers traveled through ABE – highest total for January since 2004 – and a 2.5% increase from 2023.

“Starting the year with strong activity is certainly exciting for the Airport. We’ve been fortunate that winter weather hasn’t frequently impacted airline schedules. Additionally, ABE has several options for people trying to either escape the snow or for those travelers seeking the perfect destination to enjoy it,” said Thomas R. Stoudt, Executive Director, Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA).

Month               Passengers            Percentage Increase          Month                 Passengers

Jan. ’24                 68,030                              2.5%                          Jan. ’23                   66,391

By the numbers, Allegiant increased 8.9% and American jumped 3.8%. Meanwhile, Delta passenger traffic remained flat with United declining 21% from last January.

It’s now easier to book your flight at ABE. Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has joined forces with FlyMyAirport™ powered by KAYAK.

FlyMyAirport™ makes it simple for ABE customers to begin making their travel plans.

Just visit our website – and scroll down to the FlyMyAirport™ section.  Enter your travel details in the search engine to find price deals for airfare, hotel, rental cars, and more!

“Air travel can be stressful, so it’s critical for us to provide resources that are easy to navigate, mobile-friendly, and offer benefits that reduce costs,” said Stoudt.

18,332,670 pounds of air cargo was processed through Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in January – a decrease of 19.2% from January 2023.

Month             CARGO (lbs.)           (Percentage Decrease)            Month            CARGO (lbs.)

Jan. ‘24             18,332,670                              19.2%                        Jan. ’23             22,694,663


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