Airport

Charlotte Douglas airport reopens 4th runway
Charlotte Douglas International Airport has reopened its fourth runway after a review ordered by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Charlotte Observer reported the reopening of the airport's shortest runway comes after the FAA had ordered it closed because of safety concerns. Wed, 03/19/2014 - 2:37am
EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Cape Fear Fair & Expo
The Cape Fear Fair and Expo is finally underway! George Elliott stopped by to take it all in and give us the scoop on opening day. Fri, 11/01/2013 - 10:57pm
FAA to award ILM with $5.4M grant to improve airport runway
Wilmington International Airport will soon get funding from the Federal Aviation Administration to improve an existing runway, according to a news release. Wed, 09/25/2013 - 3:35pm
ILM tests emergency plan through mass casualty exercise
Several New Hanover County and Wilmington agencies participated in the response. About 50 people volunteered to be victims of the simulated plane crash, which caught on fire and separated on the tarmac at ILM. The victims role played, each assigned different injuries. Sat, 10/22/2011 - 4:13pm
ILM gears up for holiday travel
Airports will be bustling with Thanksgiving travelers this week and new security screenings which include pat-downs are grabbing the attention of travelers nationwide. Mon, 11/22/2010 - 2:21am
Holiday travel filling up quickly
If you haven't made your holiday travel plans, you're not out of luck, yet. Most people say the economy won't stop them from traveling this holiday season, but airport officials say some folks are waiting to book their flights. Mon, 11/10/2008 - 10:29pm
Coastal Carolina Air Show soars into Wilmington
If you're looking for a thrill, look no further than this year's Coastal Carolina Air Show. Thu, 04/17/2008 - 10:32pm
Clear Skies for Holiday Travelers
Millions of people were expected to be traveling through airports over the holiday weekend, but flights in and out of Wilmington International took off without a hitch. Mon, 11/26/2007 - 12:35am