Military Activity Noise Concerns

Military jets use the approach to ILM as training for approaching civilian fields as they would in forward deployed areas. They also use the FBO for refueling needs. If you have concerns regarding the noise levels, please reach out to ILM’s public safety office at (910) 341-4336 and an ILM team member will collect any pertinent information.read more

Recent Military Activity at ILM

*Please note, effective 4/29/21, ILM is no longer referring residents to military bases. Please review updated information regarding noise concerns here.* ILM respects and values all our stakeholder’s and their interests.  We understand there have been some recent concerns from the surrounding community regarding the level of military activity at ILM and the subsequent noiseread more

Airport Authority May Meeting Held with Special Measures

The next New Hanover County Airport Authority Board Meeting is scheduled for May 5, 2021, at 5pm and will be held with special measures. Review the full notice to learn how the public may register to join the meeting via Zoom as well as how to submit public comments. The agenda and registration link will also beread more

Recent Military Activity at ILM

Wilmington, NC (March 30, 2021)— ILM respects and values all our stakeholder’s and their interests.  We understand there have been some recent concerns from the surrounding community regarding the level of military activity at ILM and the subsequent noise levels.  Historically, after WWII, the federal government declared Bluethenthal Field surplus property and, under the Surplusread more

Airport Authority April Meeting Held with Special Measures

The next New Hanover County Airport Authority Board Meeting is scheduled for April 7, 2021, at 5pm and will be held with special measures. Review the full notice to learn how the public may register to join the meeting via Zoom as well as how to submit public comments. The agenda and registration link will also beread more

American Airlines Reinstates Nonstop Service between ILM and ORD

American Airlines has reinstated the nonstop service between ILM and ORD (Chicago O’Hare).  The service, which is offered May 6th through October 6th runs daily.  Additionally, American is planning to add an additional frequency on Saturdays for the June through August period.(Officially through Sept 4th.)  A summary of American Airline’s plans are summarized below.  Pleaseread more

Airport Authority March Meeting Held with Special Measures

The next New Hanover County Airport Authority Board Meeting is scheduled for March 3, 2021, at 5pm and will be held with special measures. Review the full notice to learn how the public may register to join the meeting via Zoom as well as how to submit public comments. The agenda and registration link will also beread more

American Airlines Announces New Summer Seasonal Service to Boston

American Airlines announced NEW nonstop service between ILM and Boston (BOS). Flights will operate this summer June 5th-Aug 14th. The flights will run on Saturdays throughout this designated summer season. You can view American Airlines’ press announcement on their website.

Public Notice of Special Meeting of the New Hanover County Airport Authority

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Airport Authority will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. to conduct a closed session pursuant to NC General Statute 143-318.11(3) to consult with the attorney retained by the Airport Authority. The meeting will be held at the New Hanover Countyread more