Travel Alert: Winter Storm Elliott

The Wilmington International Airport is open and operational.  Due to Winter Storm Elliott, and its potential impacts across the US, the airport encourages travelers to connect directly with their airline for the most up to date flight status and travel alerts, prior to heading to the airport. Review the airlines’ travel alert and advisory pages.

Sun Country plane flying above the clouds

Sun Country Announces Service at ILM, Nonstop Flights to Minneapolis-St. Paul Begin Summer 2023

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

Airlines Increase Seats and Capacity, ILM Experiences Record Passenger Numbers

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

Hurricane Ian Travel Information

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.

Travel Advisory

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: Please plan accordingly and allow extra time.

New Hanover County Airport Authority Welcomes New Member, Elects Officers

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

ILM Co-Hosts Middle School Students at Aviation Career Education Academy, Showcases Careers in Aviation & Inspires Future Workforce

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

Global Entry Event Scheduled at ILM

*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