TSA Raising Aviation Security Baseline With Stronger Domestic Security Measures

New screening procedures for carry-on bags to better focus on threats WILMINGTON, N.C. – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will begin implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Wilmington International Airport (ILM) on April 14th. The new procedures, which were announced lastread more

ILM Reminds Travelers to Arrive Early & to Consider TSA Pre✓®

Arrive At Least 1 ½ Hours Before Your Flight Flying out of ILM? With the projected busy spring and summer travel season, travelers are reminded to arrive at least 1 ½ hours before their flight departure time.  Airlines have minimum required check-in times before departure, and it is best to err on the side ofread more

US Customs and Border Patrol Hosts Global Entry Event at ILM

The US Customs and Border Patrol has scheduled the next Global Entry event at ILM’s Custom’s building.  The Global Entry event is scheduled to occur May 21st-23rd, 2018.  As the calendar fills up, more days may be added. Conditionally-approved applicants can start making appointments the last week in April. If you have not already started theread more

ILM Soars to Achieve a New Passenger Record

ILM Soars to Achieve a New Passenger Record Airport welcomed 836,589 passengers in 2017 Wilmington, NC (January 8, 2018)— The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) once again saw an increase in travel in 2017; setting passenger records two years in a row!  During the calendar year 2017, there were 420,571 enplanements and 416,018 deplanements at ILM;read more

Winter Storm Travel Update

Travelers are encouraged to continue to connect with their air carrier for up to date flight status. Please note, is anticipated the time to get through security will take longer than usual, due to equipment repairs. **It is advised to arrive 2 hours prior to your flight.** American Airlines​: www.aa.com 800-433-7300 American Airlines Travel Alerts: https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info/travel-alerts.jsp Delta​: www.delta.com 800-221-1212 Deltaread more

Winter Weather Update

Wondering if winter weather may impact your flight? Travelers are encouraged to check with their airlines directly for the most up to date flight status and travel alerts. For your convenience, contact information & links to travel alerts are listed below: American Airlines​: www.aa.com 800-433-7300 American Airlines Travel Alerts: https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info/travel-alerts.jsp Delta​: www.delta.com 800-221-1212 Delta Airlines Travel Alerts: https://www.delta.com/…/e…/traveling-with-us/advisories.html Please note, theread more

American Airlines Extends Non-Stop Service to Dallas Fort-Worth

The Wilmington International Airport received another gift this holiday season!  American Airlines is going to offer non-stop service between ILM and Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) on Saturdays April through August 2018!  American Airlines offered the non-stop route (ILM-DFW) during a 2 week trial period over the holiday season Dec 23rd 2017-Jan 7th 2018.  Due toread more

American Airlines Expands Service at ILM

Offering Daily Year-Round Non-Stop Service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Summer Non-Stop Flights to Chicago O’Hare ORD Wilmington, NC (December 18, 2017)—Wilmington International Airport (ILM) is pleased to announce that American Airlines is expanding its service at ILM.  American Airlines will begin daily year-round non-stop service to DCA in May of 2018read more