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Start Your REAL ID Process Early in 2019

January 7, 2019

REAL ID Mobile Verification Unit to visit ABE on January 14th (Hanover Township, PA) – Will you need a REAL ID for air travel?  Get an early start on the verification process and eliminate your trip to a PennDOT Driver’s License Center by visiting Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) on…

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Flying to New Heights in November

December 20, 2018

(ABE) already surpasses 2017 total passenger traffic with one month still to go in 2018.  With the holiday travel season prepared for takeoff this weekend, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has already risen to new heights by eclipsing 700,000 passengers during one year for the first time since 2011. 69,414…

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Celebrating the Holiday Season at ABE

December 10, 2018

 Festival of Trees and Concert series kicks off Monday, December 10th  The sights and sounds of the 2018 holiday season have landed at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Represented by their bands and chorale groups, 12 schools from the Lehigh Valley are scheduled to perform during the Annual Holiday Concert…

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Emergency Pavement Repairs at Main Terminal

November 26, 2018

Upper Level Roadway Closed on Tuesday Due to emergency pavement repairs at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE),  the Upper Departures Level roadway will be closed on Tuesday (11/27). The road will remain closed from 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday until approximately 2:00 a.m on Wednesday morning. Please refer to the information…

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ABE Continues Flying High in ‘18

November 20, 2018

69,736 passengers is the highest for October since 2010  Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has come full circle marking a 13th consecutive month of increased passenger growth dating back to October 2017. Last month, 69,736 passengers traveled through ABE – which is a 3.68 percent increase from the same month…

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Increased Flights From ABE to Chicago

November 2, 2018

American Airlines will begin service twice daily in April 2019  (Hanover Township, PA) – Booking a trip to the windy city? Passengers will soon have an additional option when taking off from Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). On Friday, November 2nd, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) announced that American Airlines…

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Streak Continues with Strong September

October 22, 2018

7-percent passenger jump from the same month last year (Hanover Township, PA) – Even with the conclusion of summer vacations and the devastation from Hurricane Florence, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) experienced another strong month of increased passenger traffic. In September, 57,195 passengers traveled through ABE – that is a…

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Start Your REAL ID Process Early

October 3, 2018

REAL ID Mobile Verification Unit to visit ABE in October  Will you need a REAL ID for air travel?  Get an early start on the verification process and eliminate your trip to a PennDOT Driver’s License Center by visiting Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) on October 23rd or 24th. ABE…

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DHS Grants Pennsylvania REAL ID Enforcement  

September 29, 2018

Extension Applies to Residents’ Access to Federal Facilities through August 1, 2019 Governor Tom Wolf has been notified by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that Pennsylvania has been granted a REAL ID enforcement extension through August 1, 2019. This extension means that Pennsylvania resident will not face access issues when entering federal facilities or boarding commercial aircraft through at least that date. “I am thankful that DHS has recognized Pennsylvania’s efforts in becoming compliant with the REAL ID Act,” said Governor Tom Wolf. “PennDOT has been working diligently to prepare for REAL ID, and we look forward to being able to offer REAL ID­compliant products as an option for our customers.”\ REAL ID­ compliant driver’s licenses and photo ID cards will be available at the customer’s option in March 2019. Customers are encouraged to pre­verify for REAL ID the required documentation as soon as possible, giving them ample time to prepare. More information about what documents will be required is available on PennDOT’s Driver and Vehicle Services website. More information about REAL ID, including frequently asked questions, can be found at

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Amazing August at ABE

September 24, 2018

15.5 percent passenger jump from the same month last year Summer vacations and family getaways contributed to an amazing August of increased passenger traffic at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). This marked the eleventh consecutive month of positive growth dating back to October 2017.  Last month, 77,851 passengers traveled through…

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Ready for Takeoff at Braden Airpark

September 20, 2018

LNAA celebrates the arrival of ProFlite Aero Services and SpiritWings Aviation, LLC A turbulent past of uncertainty has been replaced with a re-energized commitment to reaching new heights of aviation growth in the Lehigh Valley.  On Thursday, September 20th, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA), state and local representatives from Northampton County, joined…

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Don’t miss takeoff… It’s an “A-MAZE-ING” Trip!

August 30, 2018

Lehigh Valley International Airport sponsors largest corn maze in PA If you are looking to book an “a-MAZE-ing” trip this fall, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) recommends a visit to Seiple Farms in Bath, Pennsylvania. Entering its 11th year, the largest corn maze in Pennsylvania has been designed and cut…

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TSA Pre✓® RV Stops at ABE

August 29, 2018

Sign-up to for the expedited screening program from Sept. 24th – Oct. 5th TSA Pre✓® Open Enrollment is rolling into Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), but these sign-up sessions will operate in the newly launched RV. Nearly 7,300 people have registered for TSA Pre✓® at ABE since our first open…

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PennDOT Provides REAL ID Update

August 27, 2018

Customers may bring REAL ID documents to driver license centers beginning September 1 (Harrisburg, PA) – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers provided an update today on Pennsylvania’s progress toward compliance with the federal REAL ID Act, and how customers can…

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