ILM Sets New Annual Passenger Record – Serves 1,086,245 Passengers in 2022

ILM exceeded pre-pandemic passenger numbers in 2022 and set a new passenger record for the year, serving 1,086,245 passengers.  During calendar year 2022, four airlines provided air service at ILM, American, Avelo, Delta, and United.  Throughout the year, American and Delta upgauged aircraft and the ultra-lost cost carrier Avelo started new nonstop service.  As aread more

Travel Alert: Winter Storm Elliott

The Wilmington International Airport is open and operational.  Due to Winter Storm Elliott, and its potential impacts across the US, the airport encourages travelers to connect directly with their airline for the most up to date flight status and travel alerts, prior to heading to the airport. Review the airlines’ travel alert and advisory pages.

Airlines Increase Seats and Capacity, ILM Experiences Record Passenger Numbers

In August, ILM had the best August on record with total passenger numbers at 106,167, a 5% increase over the last record month, which occurred in August 2019.  September and October have seen an increase in seats in the ILM market and preliminary numbers indicate September will be another record month for passengers. Nationally, fromread more

Hurricane Ian Travel Information

The Wilmington International Airport terminal and airfield will remain open and airport operations will continue.  As Hurricane Ian potentially impacts areas where ILM airline partners fly, the airport encourages travelers to connect directly with their airline for the most up to date flight status and travel alerts. Review the airlines’ travel alert and advisory pages.

Travel Advisory

Due to a planned political event Friday 9/23, hosted at an airport tenant’s site, ILM strongly encourages travelers to arrive early for your scheduled flight and review parking space availability in advance: Please plan accordingly and allow extra time.

Avelo Airlines Kicks Off Service in Wilmington with First Flights to Orlando, Southern Connecticut and Washington, D.C.

Very low fares start at $59 WILMINGTON, N.C., June 30, 2022 — Avelo Airlines begins service today at its newest city, Wilmington, North Carolina, with its first route to Connecticut’s most convenient airport – Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). Flights to Orlando International Airport (MCO) and the National Capital region via Baltimore / Washington International Airportread more


Avelo Airlines Announces Service at Wilmington with Three New Nonstop Routes to New Haven, Orlando and Washington D.C. Introductory very low fares start at $29* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Avelo Airlines today announced Wilmington, North Carolina as the newest city to its network with three new nonstop routes: Connecticut’s most convenient airport – Tweed-New Haven Airportread 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

Fall/Winter News: Safe Holiday Travels & Plan Ahead, Self-Checkout Parking

Safe Travels this Holiday Season When the time is right for your next trip, we look forward to seeing you at ILM.  Until the coast is clear, it’s important for all if us to take steps to protect ourselves and others.  Here at ILM, we have implemented enhanced safety measures and cleaning protocols.  For example,read more

COVID-19 Information

9/24/20 Effective October 1, 2020 parking rates will revert to ILM’s regular rates.  The regular rates, for the lots that are currently open, are posted below.  Any customer that parked prior to October 1st will receive the reduced rate from that time period.  As a safety precaution, no cash will be accepted for payment inread more