This morning, Sun Country Airlines announced plans to start service at Wilmington International Airport (ILM). Sun Country will fly nonstop between ILM and Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) during the summer season, beginning June 2023. The airline’s announcement was part of a 15-city route expansion announced by Sun Country. “We’re excited to launch this new, nonstop routeread more
In August, ILM had the best August on record with total passenger numbers at 106,167, a 5% increase over the last record month, which occurred in August 2019. September and October have seen an increase in seats in the ILM market and preliminary numbers indicate September will be another record month for passengers. Nationally, fromread more
The Wilmington International Airport terminal and airfield will remain open and airport operations will continue. As Hurricane Ian potentially impacts areas where ILM airline partners fly, the airport encourages travelers to connect directly with their airline for the most up to date flight status and travel alerts. Review the airlines’ travel alert and advisory pages.
Due to a planned political event Friday 9/23, hosted at an airport tenant’s site, ILM strongly encourages travelers to arrive early for your scheduled flight and review parking space availability in advance: https://flyilm.com/parking-options Please plan accordingly and allow extra time.
The New Hanover County Airport Authority is pleased to welcome Ms. Faison Gibson Sutton to the board. Sutton was appointed to the Airport Authority by the New Hanover County Commissioners on June 20, 2022 and will serve a four-year term through June 30, 2026. Faison Gibson Sutton, who was born and raised in Wilmington, isread more
On Wednesday August 17th, ILM’s grand prize Beer Glasses & Boarding passes event is being held at Wilmington Brewing Company, starting at 5pm. Attendees must check-in before 6pm to be entered. At the event, we will find out who wins 2 round trip flights and who wins a year’s worth of tickers on Avelo fromread more
Avelo Airlines today announced it is expanding its service from Wilmington, NC with the addition of a fourth popular destination — Fort Lauderdale, FL. Avelo will begin exclusive service to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL) from Wilmington International Airport (ILM) on November 11. Introductory fares between ILM and FLL start at $39*. Customers canread more
This week, the Wilmington International Airport, in partnership with Cape Fear Community College, hosted middle school students for the first Aviation Career Education Academy. The Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy is a program that supports aerospace workforce development through aerospace and aviation career-focused summer academies, with a goal to inspire young people to explore andread more
*Update* For those that have completed the application process and have an appointment scheduled for the Global Entry event, please note the event will be held at the Customs Building, located at 1921 Hall Dr. Wilmington, NC 28405. The event is not occurring at the main airport terminal. The US Customs and Border Patrol hasread more
Very low fares start at $59 WILMINGTON, N.C., June 30, 2022 — Avelo Airlines begins service today at its newest city, Wilmington, North Carolina, with its first route to Connecticut’s most convenient airport – Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). Flights to Orlando International Airport (MCO) and the National Capital region via Baltimore / Washington International Airportread more