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Cartwright Announces Over $2.5M for AVP

Scranton, PA (June 4, 2019) – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced a federal grant of more than $2.5 million for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP), which will ensure the safety of travelers who come to Northeastern Pennsylvania and increase efficiency at our region’s only mid-sized airport. “This is how we revitalize our economy:… Read more »

AVP Welcomes It’s Newest Volunteers to Team AVP… the (Red) tails!

Avoca, PA (May 31, 2019) – Beginning today, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will start a new program to assist travelers lower their stress levels while at AVP. This new all-volunteer program is called the AVP (Red) tails Pet Therapy Program. The word “tails” is an acronym for Therapy Animals Integrating Less Stress. Current partners with… Read more »

AVP Board Meeting Rescheduled

The AVP monthly Board Meeting, which was to be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 has been rescheduled to Friday, May 31, 2019 in the Barry J. Centini Conference Room.

TSA PreCheck Enrollment to Being Offered at AVP in June

Avoca, PA (May 13, 2019) – How many times have you stood in line at the airport watching others breeze through security with no hassle? By enrolling in TSA Pre✓®, you too can breeze through security. Keep your shoes, jacket and belt on; your laptop in its case; 3-1-1 compliant liquids in your bag; and… Read more »

Airport and Community to Aid TEAM AVP Federal Employees Impacted by Government Shutdown

Avoca, PA (January 17, 2019) – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) is stepping up for employees affected by the partial shutdown of the Federal Government. Team AVP is sponsoring a donation drive to assist employees of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) who work at… Read more »

REAL ID Mobile Verification Unit to Visit AVP

Avoca, PA (January 16, 2019) – Will you need a REAL ID for air travel?  Get an early start on the verification process and eliminate your trip to a PennDOT Driver’s License Center by visiting the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) on Thursday, January 17, 2019. AVP is hosting its second of three times to visit… Read more »