Attorney General’s Office Issues Consumer Alert on Puppy Scams

The Attorney General’s office alerts consumers not to fall for puppy scams.  In these schemes, scammers charge extra fees to people looking to bring home a new pet, ask consumers to pay with gift cards, or even sell non-existent puppies to people. The Attorney General’s federal partners have received reports of bogus charges like insuranceread more

Public Review Period: Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

The fiscal year 2021 proposed budget for Wilmington International Airport is available for public viewing for a period of 30 days.  View the proposed budget. Please direct any questions regarding the budget to the finance director Robert Campbell at

Spring News

ILM’s spring newsletter includes: Notes from the Airport Director, a Terminal Expansion Progress update, information on Parking Lot Resealing, as well as how ILM is Keeping the Community Informed. View the Spring News.

COVID-19 Information

8/20/20 Tailwind Grille and restaurants, located post-security, are offering a full menu once again. 6/24/20 Effective immediately, 6/24/20, all passengers, employees, and airport visitors are required to wear a face covering or mask per the State of North Carolina’s Executive Order No. 147.  Review Executive Order 147. 6/23/20 There are no new updates. Due toread more

American Airlines Adds New Route between ILM and Boston

Today, American Airlines announced new nonstop, seasonal service between Wilmington International Airport (ILM) and Boston Logan Airport (BOS) in Boston, Massachusetts.  This route will operate on Saturdays starting May 9th and running through August 15th. Below are the flight times: Start Date End Date Frequency Dept Arp Dept Time Arvl Arp Arrv Time Equipment 9-May-20read more

ILM Reaches a Major Milestone

The Wilmington International Airport has exciting news to share! In 2019 the Wilmington International Airport (ILM) reached a major milestone.  In partnership with American Airlines, Delta, and United, ILM served 1,075,963 passengers!  This number of passengers was a 15% increase over the prior year.(2018)  Passenger growth is attributed to: an increase in capacity (larger aircraft wereread more

Public Notice

The New Hanover County Airport Authority has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program funding through the North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) as a sub-recipient for the project “New Hanover County Airport Authority – Ditch/Drainage Runoff – Mitigation.”  Comments are solicited from the public; local, state or federal agencies, and otherread more

Holiday Travel Tips

Holiday Travel! The holidays are upon us and whether you’re going to visit friends or family (or are heading out for a surprise vacation!) your holiday experience is bound to be memorable! We’ve compiled our team & partners’ top travel tips to help make your travel experience as smooth as possible! Enjoy the holidays andread more

Travel Alert: TSA Equipment Issue

10/25/19 1pm Update: ILM has been informed that the TSA equipment has been repaired and both TSA screening lanes are open. ILM was recently notified by the TSA that there is an equipment issue with the TSA passenger checkpoint machine. Please allow extra time to get through the screening process as this issue is expectedread more