Donna Girardot Elected Airport Authority Chair

Donna Girardot Elected Airport Authority Chair Will Serve as First Female Chair of the Airport Authority Wilmington, NC (July 13, 2018)— History was made this week as Donna Girardot was elected the first female Chair of the New Hanover County Airport Authority Board. Girardot was first appointed by the New Hanover County Commissioners to theread more

ILM Welcomes New Board Member

Mr. F. Spruill Thompson was appointed to the New Hanover Airport Authority Board by the New Hanover County Commissioners June 18th, and will serve a four year term (through June 30, 2022). Mr. Spruill Thompson is a Senior Vice President of Cape Fear Commercial. He has a diverse background in the real estate industry withread more

New Parking Equipment

Thanks to all of our customers who use our parking facilities at ILM.  In an effort to offer the best possible service and new technology, ILM is planning to install new parking equipment in all lots at the airport.  Once installed, customers will notice a more convenient, user friendly system. During installation customers may beread more

American Airlines Will Add Daily Nonstop Service to Dallas-Fort Worth

American Airlines will be adding daily, nonstop service from Wilmington International Airport (ILM) to Dallas-Ft. Worth international airport beginning December 19. Tickets will go on sale this weekend. DFW is American’s largest hub, with more than 750 daily flights to more than 200 destinations. This route is the latest of a number of additional flightsread more

Public Notice: Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Review Period

As of May 4th 2018, the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget of the New Hanover County Airport Authority will be available for public review in the Administrative Office of Wilmington International Airport for a period of 30 days. For more information, call 910-341-4333.

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​: 800-433-7300 American Airlines Travel Alerts: Delta​: 800-221-1212 Deltaread more