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Steady in September

October 27, 2020

25,545 passengers travel through ABE (Hanover Township, PA) – With service returning to the flight schedule, and a new destination ready for takeoff in the coming months, passenger traffic remained steady during September at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Last month, 25,545 passengers traveled through ABE – a 61.7 percent…

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Destination is D.C.!

October 20, 2020

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) announces flights to Dulles (Hanover Township, PA) – Is Washington, D.C. your next destination? On Tuesday, October 20th, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) announced the arrival of nonstop service to Dulles International Airport (IAD) aboard United Airlines starting on December 17, 2020.  Flights will operate…

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Travel Advisory: Parking Lot Closures

September 20, 2020

Short Term and Aero Club will close on September 21st (Hanover Township) – Phase 1 of a $1.7 million parking lot rehabilitation is ready for takeoff later this month at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Short Term and Aero Club Parking Lots will be closed starting September 21st for pavement…

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COVID-19 Slows Down Summer Traffic

September 18, 2020

25,116 passengers traveled through ABE in August (Hanover Township, PA) – The summer travel story at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) did not have an exciting conclusion. COVID-19 continued to eradicate passenger traffic for a third straight month with 25,116 passengers traveling through ABE last month – a 72.2 percent…

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LNAA awarded $10.4 million in FAA Grants

September 3, 2020

Projects include Runway Rehabilitation Projects at ABE and XLL (Hanover Township, PA) – On Tuesday, September 1st, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) received notification regarding multiple grant awards totaling $10,470,246 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with funds stemming from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and…

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Slightly More Passengers Fly in July

August 19, 2020

27,612 passengers trust ABE for summer travel (Hanover Township, PA) – For a third consecutive month, passenger traffic improved at your neighborhood airport, but the COVID-19 pandemic has still delivered a significant blow to   summer travel. Last month, 27,612 passengers traveled through Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) – a 70.7…

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Take Flight Against Cancer

August 18, 2020

$25 donation can honor or remember those impacted in the Lehigh Valley (Hanover Township, PA) – Already on board for a cure, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has spread its wings through a partnership with the Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley (CSCGLV). On Tuesday, August 18th, representatives…

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Encore! JetStream Music Fest Returns

August 13, 2020

Kendal Conrad to represent the Lehigh Valley on August 19th (Hanover Township, PA) – Celebrating “Live Music at a Safe Distance,” 12 North American airports including Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) will join together on Wednesday, August 19th for a free, multi-hour livestreamed event. Hosted by Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Texas),…

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Opening the doors of Hangar 11

July 27, 2020

ABE completes $16.3 million project for corporate and general aviation (Hanover Township, PA) – In the midst of a worldwide health crisis, COVID-19 has the aviation businesses identifying cost effective and convenient options for housing their corporate or general aviation aircraft.  One option for aircraft owners considering a relocation just…

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Jolt in June

July 22, 2020

26,123 passengers for the takeoff of summer travel at ABE (Hanover Township, PA) – As COVID-19 continues to severely impact air travel, your neighborhood airport received a jolt in passenger traffic during June. Last month, 26,123 passengers traveled through Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) – a 70.8 percent decrease from…

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TSA launches “Stay Healthy. Stay Secure.” campaign

July 1, 2020

TSA shares travel tips for travelers flying out of Lehigh Valley International Airport ahead of 4th of July Weekend (Hanover Township) –  As the calendar turns to July and the Independence Day holiday weekend is just a few days away, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced the agency’s new…

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Slight Surge in May

June 23, 2020

13,107 passengers takeoff from ABE as summer travel approaches (Hanover Township, PA) – Following months of terminal silence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your neighborhood airport experienced a slight surge in passenger traffic during May. Last month, 13,107 passengers traveled through Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) – an 82.8 percent…

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Fly Safe with ABE!

June 11, 2020

New signage, requirements, and COVID-19 prevention measures for passengers (Hanover Township, PA) – Your neighborhood airport has a message for the entire region: You can Fly Safe with ABE! On Thursday, June 11th, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) unveiled COVID-19 prevention measures implemented for passenger health and safety. This initiative also includes…

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LNAA receives over $6 million in economic relief from CARES Act

May 27, 2020

Signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on March 27th (Hanover Township, PA) – During a conference call with airport operators across the nation, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and leadership representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officially announced the allocation of $10 billion in airport…

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COVID-19 Decimates Passenger Traffic

May 20, 2020

96% drop in passenger traffic in April due to pandemic (Hanover Township, PA) – The COVID-19 health crisis has reduced air travel across the country to a standstill. During April, passenger traffic at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) was nearly erased as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic with only…

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