Soaring out of the Gate
February 26, 2018
11-percent passenger traffic increase from January 17’
Soaring out of the gate in 2018, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) announced a sharp increase in passenger traffic during January at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE).
Last month, 53,177 passengers traveled through ABE – an 11.9 percent increase from January 2017.
Month Passengers Percentage increase Month Passengers
Jan. ’18 53,177 11.9% Jan. ’17 47,515
“The combination of additional flights to our leisure destinations aboard Allegiant and strong performance from American, Delta and United has put ABE on a positive track to start the year,” said Thomas R. Stoudt, Interim Executive Director, Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA).
In 2017, 692,154 passengers traveled through ABE – the highest level since 2012.
“While passenger traffic is trending upward at ABE, we continue to pursue new opportunities for growth and enhancements to the customer experience,” said Stoudt.