Public Review Period Fiscal Year 2025

The fiscal year 2025 proposed budget for Wilmington International Airport is available for public viewing, through May 27, 2024. Please direct any questions regarding the budget to the Deputy Airport Director, Robert Campbell, at rcampbell@flyilm.com.Β 

Visit from President Biden and Flights

With President Biden utilizing ILM this Thursday, we anticipate minor impacts to commercial flight operations.  We encourage travelers to check their flight status directly with the airlines for the most up to date information. Additionally, travelers may want to allow extra time, in the event there are temporary road closures or changes in traffic patterns. read more

Community Invited to a Public Information Workshop on the Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study

Community members are invited to attend a public information workshop regarding the Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study.  Wednesday May 15th, 20245-6:30pmSnipes Academy Gymnasium2150 Chestnut St. Wilmington, NC 28405 The public workshop is an open house format, so attendees can drop-in at their convenience.  Your input and participation matter! Why attend? Learn more about the noiseread more

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Hosts Mobile Global Entry Interview Event

ILM has been informed that the US Customs and Border Protection is hosting a mobile Global Entry Interview event at the Customs Facility on the ILM campus April 15th-19th 2024. Those that have already applied for Global Entry, and received their conditional approval, should check the calendar for possible appointment availability.   To being the applicationread more

Wilmington International Airport Awarded $4 Million from the FAA

The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) is pleased to announce the airport received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Terminal grant award. The Airport Terminals Program was created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.  The FAA received 636 applications that totaled over $7 billion in projects for the FY24 Program. Through the competitive grant process, the FAAread more

American Airlines Extends Seasonal Service to Miami, Now with New Daily Flights Over the Summer

Over the weekend, American Airlines enhanced its summer schedules, which included increased service from Wilmington International Airport (ILM) to Miami International Airport (MIA). Starting June 5th, American will operate daily service between ILM and MIA. The airline announced the new nonstop service last summer with Saturday only flights operating from November-May. β€œAmerican is thrilled toread more

ILM Sets New Annual Passenger Record – 21% increase over 2022 numbers

The official numbers are in, and ILM served 1,317,897 passengers in 2023.  This figure is a new annual record, surpassing the prior record by over 21%. Throughout the year, ILM consistently broke records with eleven months of the year having the most enplanements ever recorded. In 2023, the airport received new service from Sun Countryread more

Notice of Public Comment on Proposed PFC Application

Pursuant to Section 158.24(b) of the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) regulations, the New Hanover County Airport Authority hereby provides notice of opportunity for the public to comment on a proposed PFC application. Details of the proposed application are presented herein.Β  Any comments to this public notice should be sent by November 17, 2023 to: Robertread more

Public Review Period: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Proposed Goals for FY 2024-2026

The New Hanover County Airport Authority, dba Wilmington International Airport, hereby publishes a proposed overall goal for its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for FY 2024-2026.  The proposed overall goal is 12.1% for all FAA-AIP funded projects in FY 2024-2026.  The methodology used in developing this goal is available for review and comment during normalread more

Weather Alert

ILM remains open and operational but flights may be impacted due severe weather across the region from Hurricane Idalia. Travelers should check the status of their flight with their airline, prior to heading to the airport.