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Arrive Early at ABE!

June 11, 2021

Increased passenger traffic at TSA Checkpoint (Hanover Township, Pa.) – Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has an important travel tip for passengers that have morning departures scheduled in 2021: give yourself extra time, so you don’t miss your flight. Airports across the country are experiencing significant increases in passenger traffic, which…

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TSA Pre✓® RV Returns

June 1, 2021

Sign-up for the expedited screening program from July 7th – July 15th  (Hanover Township, PA) – TSA Pre✓® can help you Get Away Faster, Get Home Faster. The TSA Pre✓® RV returns to Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) this summer, with open enrollment sessions operating in their mobile unit. Appointments are available…

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Elevating the Customer Experience

May 27, 2021

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) breaks ground for Security Checkpoint Expansion / Terminal Connector Since 1974, an underground tunnel has been the direct connection for passengers between the Main Terminal and Departure Building at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). That existing travel route is about to change! On Thursday, May…

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1,000% better than April 2020

May 19, 2021

55,338 passengers traveled safely through ABE last month (Hanover Township, PA) – The steep descent of passenger traffic at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) due to COVID-19 travel restrictions occurred in April 2020. One year later, the resurgence has begun! 55,338 passengers used ABE last month – a 1,913 percent…

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TSA: Mask Mandate at Airports Remain

May 18, 2021

Joint Statement: Mask Mandate On Public Transportation Remains in Effect The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the U.S. Department of Transportation remind the traveling public that at this time if you travel, you are still required to wear a mask on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into,…

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Nearly $1.8 million in PennDOT funding for ABE

May 14, 2021

Security Checkpoint and Terminal Connector project to kickoff in 2021 (Hanover Township, PA) –  Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is among (12) airports selected in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to receive funding from the PennDOT Aviation Transportation Assistance Program. On Wednesday, May 12th, Governor Tom Wolf announced $10 million of…

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TSA Extends Face Mask Requirement

May 1, 2021

Masks required in airports and onboard commercial aircraft until September 13th (Hanover Township, PA) – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has extended the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and…

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Traffic Marches Upward

April 22, 2021

46,596 passengers choose your neighborhood airport last month (Hanover Township, PA) – For the first time in 12 months, passenger traffic at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is marching upward as the vaccination rollout and rescinding of COVID-19 travel restrictions has positively impacted the aviation industry. 46,596 passengers used ABE…

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A Pledge to Fly Local

April 14, 2021

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) announces travel program for local businesses (Hanover Township, PA) – With air travel showing optimistic trends of returning this summer,  Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has an important message for businesses and organizations within the region: Fly Local! On Tuesday, April 13th, your neighborhood airport…

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Alert: Full Scale Emergency Exercise

April 12, 2021

First responders and airport personnel to participate at ABE on Saturday, April 17th (Hanover Township, PA) – Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is hosting a full-scale disaster exercise of the Airport Emergency Plan (AEP) on Saturday, April 17th from 8:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is only an exercise.  It is not…

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AFCO Selected to Develop Aeronautical Facilities at ABE

March 30, 2021

(Hanover Township, Pennsylvania) – Aviation Facilities Company Management, LLC (“AFCO”) has been selected to plan and develop portions of on-airport property at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) for aeronautical use. On Tuesday, March 30th, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Board of Governors voted (unanimously) to approve the transaction.  AFCO anticipates…

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Traffic Ticks Up at ABE

March 22, 2021

26,299 passengers choose your neighborhood airport in February (Hanover Township, PA) – As COVID-19 restrictions are being rescinded, passenger traffic remains steady relative to pandemic travel levels at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). 26,299 passengers used ABE in February 2021 – a 62.8 percent decline from Feb. 2020.  “More cars…

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Hopeful for a Takeoff in Travel

February 25, 2021

23,545 passengers traveled through ABE in January (Hanover Township, PA) – Twelve months ago, passenger traffic exploded to kickoff 2020 at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). As a result of COVID-19 and the pandemic’s impact on commercial travel across the country, history did not repeat itself. 23,545 passengers used ABE…

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Two Dramatically Different Stories at ABE

January 20, 2021

Pandemic Reduces Passenger Traffic, while Cargo Takes Off! (Hanover Township, PA) – Not since 1972 (368,689) has Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) experienced passenger traffic numbers dipping below 400,000 annual travelers. “We anticipated 2020 to be a year of substantial growth at ABE, only to face the most challenging year…

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