In 2021, Wilmington International Airport saw a strong return to travel, with 905,630 passengers flying to or from ILM. During the months of July-December 2021, ILM’s passenger recovery outperformed North Carolina and the United States. Further, the airport’s annual operations figures showed ILM’s total 2021 airport operations increased 17% when compared to 2019. View ILM’s 2021 Annual Summary. View ILM’s Airport Statistics.
“We are very pleased with the robust 2021 annual operations figures as well as the strong recovery in passenger numbers. The ILM team, along with our partners, maintained a clean, safe, and sanitary facility throughout the year and made significant progress with the terminal expansion project. The airport is well positioned to support additional growth in the years ahead,” stated Erin McNally, ILM spokesperson.