Wilmington International Airport (ILM) Enhances Traveler Experience: Opens 3rd TSA Lane and Improves COVID-19 Safety Measures

ILM has taken steps, with our travel partners, to increase efficiency and improve upon health and safety measures.  Travelers journey through the airport might look a little different than it did pre-COVID. New features and measures include: 3rd TSA Lane:  ILM partnered with the TSA to construct a 3rd security lane for efficiency and additional throughput capacity.  Asread 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

Travel Alert

10/3/19 Update: The Transportation Security Administration x-ray machine was repaired overnight. We appreciate TSA expediting this repair! Travel Alert: ILM was recently notified by the Transportation Security Administration that there is an equipment issue with one of the TSA x-ray machines. Please allow plenty/extra time to get through the screening process. TSA shared the partread more

Travel Alert: Early Arrival Encouraged

UPDATE: 6/7/19 PM:  The TSA screening equipment at Pre Check has been repaired and both lanes are operational. 6/6/19 9:20pm Update: ILM has been informed a part for the TSA equipment is estimated to arrive late Friday morning, approx. 11:30am. TSA has called a technician and they will be out to troubleshoot. We will provideread more

TSA Raising Aviation Security Baseline With Stronger Domestic Security Measures

New screening procedures for carry-on bags to better focus on threats WILMINGTON, N.C. – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will begin implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Wilmington International Airport (ILM) on April 14th. The new procedures, which were announced lastread more

Spring News

Save the Date: AirPower History Tour (Photo credit: Bill Lavery via AirPower History Tour Facebook page) The National Air Tour of Historic WWII Aircraft is coming to ILM! Experience the sights, smells and sounds of historic WWII aircraft.  The event features FIFI, the world’s most famous flying B-29 Superfortress and the planes, pilots, and crews ofread more