New Air Service at Wilmington International Airport (ILM): United launches nonstop flight between ILM and Newark (EWR)

United Airlines will begin new nonstop service between Wilmington International Airport (ILM) and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), starting February 11, 2022.The nonstop flights are already loaded in United’s system and interested travelers may book their flight now at The nonstop flights will operate twice daily on the CRJ-550. United’s CRJ-550 is the world’sread more

Notice of Special Meeting of the New Hanover County Airport Authority

Public Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Airport Authority will hold a special meeting on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 8:30 am in the Lucie Harrell Conference Room 301, New Hanover County Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina. Review the full public notice.

Construction Notice

A new Circle K is under construction at the corner of 23rd St. and Airport Boulevard.  Please drive carefully as you travel to/from the airport.

Airport Authority In-Person Meetings Resume

The next New Hanover County Airport Authority meeting, scheduled August 4th, 2021 at 5pm, will be held in-person.  No special measures will be taken.  At this time, moving forward, all in-person Airport Authority meetings will resume and no Zoom meetings will be scheduled.  You can view the revised New Hanover County Airport Authority 2021 meetingread more

New Hanover County Airport Authority Welcomes New Member, Elects Officers

At the July 7th Airport Authority meeting, the New Hanover County Airport Authority was pleased to welcome Mr. Jason Thompson to the board. Thompson was appointed to the Airport Authority Board by the New Hanover County Commissioners on June 22, 2021 and will serve a four-year term through June 30, 2025.  Jason Thompson has beenread more

Revised Notice: Airport Authority July Meeting

The next New Hanover County Airport Authority Board Meeting is scheduled for July 7, 2021, at 5 pm and will be held with special measures. Public attendance is permitted via Zoom OR in person. (Masks are required on airport property at all times).  Review the full notice to learn how the public may register to joinread more

Wilmington International Airport Passenger Numbers Rebound to Pre-Covid Levels

Pent up travel demand propels air travel and a strong rebound in passenger numbers at the Wilmington International Airport.  Based on June airport trends, passenger numbers are back to Pre-Covid levels. According to the airport’s May passenger statistics, total passengers flying to/from ILM significantly increased and were at 79% of 2019 levels.(There were 78,875 totalread more