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AVP to Hold Annual Fire Training

Avoca, PA (October 8, 2020) – Carl R. Beardsley, Jr. Executive Director, announced that AVP has teamed up with 139FIRE for five days of Intensive Firefighter training, on October 11-15, 2020 at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. For the 17th year,

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AVP to Hold Live Accident Response Drill

Avoca, PA (October 8, 2020) – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will be holding a Live Major Aircraft Accident Response Exercise on Sunday, October 11, 2020.  The exercise will take place between the hours of 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM on

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AVP Public Meeting Notice

POSTED: October 2, 2020 PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S JOINT BOARD OF MANAGEMENT PUBLIC MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Joint Board of Management will hold a Special Meeting regarding Personnel Appointments on Tuesday,

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AVP Public Meeting Notice

POSTED: September 17, 2020 PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S JOINT BOARD OF MANAGEMENT PUBLIC MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Joint Board of Management will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, September 24,

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AVP Public Meeting Notice

POSTED: July 14, 2020 PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S JOINT BOARD OF MANAGEMENT PUBLIC MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Joint Board of Management will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, July 23,

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AVP Public Meeting Notice

POSTED: May 20, 2020 PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S JOINT BOARD OF MANAGEMENT PUBLIC MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Joint Board of Management will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday May 28,

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AVP Public Meeting Notice

POSTED: April 17, 2020 PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S JOINT BOARD OF MANAGEMENT PUBLIC MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Joint Board of Management will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday April 23,

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AVP Public Advisory

Avoca, PA (March 16, 2020) – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) is fully operational and running regular schedules at this time. If this changes, AVP will alert the media and put notifications on our social media portals, including the AVP

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Additional Air Service to Washington, DC Coming to AVP

Avoca, PA (March 6, 2020) – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) announced today that United Express will offer Northeastern Pennsylvania travelers additional daily service between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and United’s hub at Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD), beginning August 18, 2020. United Express

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Travel Advisory During Presidential Visit

President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport and Northeastern Pennsylvania on Thursday, March 5th during the late afternoon and evening hours. We do not anticipate any delays impacting the flight schedule. However, it has been shared

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Coronavirus 2019 Stigma & Prevention

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Posted February 26, 2020): The risk of getting coronavirus disease 2019 is currently low in the United States due in part to quick action from health authorities. However, some people are worried

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Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Avoca, PA (November 22, 2019) – Some 1,000 travelers per day will be screened at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) over the Thanksgiving holiday season as they pass through the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint. The number of passengers expected to fly this

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AVP’s New Cell Phone Lot is Now Open!

Avoca, PA (September 26, 2019) – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport opened its new cell phone lot today, providing an additional alternative for those that are picking up arriving passengers. The purpose of the cell phone lot is to reduce congestion

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Wings for All® is Coming to AVP!

Avoca, PA (August 7, 2019) – The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced that Wings for All® will be landing at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport on September 21st! Wings for All® is an airport “rehearsal” program designed specifically for individuals with Autism

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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

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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

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In 2019 we’re committed to rising above.

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport has made a commitment to our community, our employees, and our customers to elevate the airport experience. We’re investing time and attention to make AVP soar in the eyes of all we serve. Sincerely,Carl R. Beardsley,

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United Announces Service between AVP and Washington, DC

Avoca, PA – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) announced today that United Express will offer Northeastern Pennsylvania travelers daily service between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and United’s hub at Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD), beginning October 4, 2018. United Express will offer up to two

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Public Meeting for the Airport Master Plan Update

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will hold an informational public meeting to review details of the Airport’s Master Plan Update. McFarland Johnson, the Airport Master Plan consultant, along with representatives from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, will discuss the draft study findings to

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TSA raising aviation security baseline with stronger domestic security measures

Article source: https://www.tsa.gov/news/releases/2017/07/26/tsa-raising-aviation-security-baseline-stronger-domestic-security-measures WASHINGTON – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items that require travelers to place all electronics larger than a cell

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AVP Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Avoca, PA – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in Avoca, Pennsylvania, opened its doors on June 1, 1947.  Now in 2017, after 70 years of service, we are happy to reflect on a rich history of aviation in the Northeast and

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Air Show Returns to AVP

Avoca, PA – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport officially announced today that they will host the Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show this August 12-13 at the Airport. Aerial performances announced today will be by the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team,

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Dunkin’ Donuts is the Latest Addition at AVP

Avoca, PA – The Bi-County Airport Board revealed today that Dunkin’ Donuts has been added as a concessionaire at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.  The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies were held today at the Airport. Dunkin’ Donuts is the

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Inaugural international flight takes off.

Vacations start at AVP, inaugural international flight takes off. The inaugural international flight from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport to Freeport, Bahamas departed Saturday, September 19th at 9:00 a.m, the Bi-County Airport Board and Team AVP announced. A sold-out flight of

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