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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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