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LVIA Creates C.O.P.E. Therapy Dog Program

January 6, 2016

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Lehigh Valley International Airport has engaged it’s first ever four-legged volunteers. As part of the on-going passenger amenity initiative, LVIA has started the C.O.P.E. Therapy Dog Program. The program officially started December, 28, 2015.  C.O.P.E. stands for Canines Offering Passengers Encouragement. The primary function of the …

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LNAA Celebrates First Annual Customer Experience Week

October 20, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) is honoring their customers this week as part of a new customer experience focus. From Monday, October 20 through Thursday, October 22, LNAA will recognize all their diverse customers.  The week began with an employee-wide staff breakfast and invitation to the Key …

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LNAA COMPLETES ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) PROJECT

August 28, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – FAA final inspections on Runway 13-31 took place yesterday, marking the completion of a runway safety area (RSA) project, started in 2006.  This project was deemed mandatory by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to meet runway design standards for runway safety areas. The FAA is actively working …

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LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON AIRPORT AUTHORITY RECEIVES APPROVAL TO RELEASE LAND FOR FEDEX GROUND

July 10, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) received the Environmental Assessment (EA) Finding Of No Significant Impact/Record Of Decision (FONSI/ROD) required to release airport land for the construction of a FedEx Ground Distribution Center. This is the final approval required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to release this …

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LNAA PROMOTES TWO ARFF DEPARTMENT STAFF MEMBERS

June 29, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – Two staff members will be recognized at Tuesday’s pinning ceremony as part of the monthly Board Meeting at LVIA. Captain John Demyan has been promoted to Chief, while firefighter Adam Grube has been promoted to Lieutenant. The last pinning ceremony at LNAA was held in 2008. Demyan …

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Environmental Assessment for Land Release made Available for Public Review

May 22, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) has prepared a Draft Final Environmental Assessment for land release. The land release encompasses approximately 297 acres of Airport property located north of the Lehigh Valley International Airport along Willowbrook Rd. in Allen Township, PA. The Airport land is being released for …

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LVIA to Host Wings For Autism Event

May 6, 2015

Allentown, PA – On Saturday, May 9, 2015, The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties will present WINGS FOR AUTISM, a unique rehearsal event for people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities to have a real-life experience using an airport when traveling by plane. The Arc has partnered …

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LVIA EXPERIENCES LARGEST TRAFFIC INCREASE SINCE 2011

March 31, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Lehigh Valley International Airport saw a 17% rise in traffic in February, it’s largest increase since February of 2011. In addition, traffic has been up for the last six months, consecutively. The rise in passenger traffic is encouraging to airport officials, who have been working to create …

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LNAA Forms Partnership with the Sun Inn Preservation Association

October 7, 2014

LEHIGH VALLEY, PA– Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is excited to announce a joint initiative between the airport and the Sun Inn Preservation Association in downtown Bethlehem. Members and volunteers of the Sun Inn supported the 2014 Lehigh Valley Airshow by coordinating and staffing all beer sale areas.  In return, the Lehigh-Northampton …

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2014 LEHIGH VALLEY AIRSHOW

August 15, 2014

LEHIGH VALLEY, PA– As the 2014 Lehigh Valley Airshow approaches, officials at Lehigh Valley International Airport are confident that this year’s show will be better than the last. Airshow gates open at 9 AM both Saturday and Sunday.  Flying is scheduled to begin around noon and last roughly four hours …

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2014 Lehigh Valley Airshow Announcements

June 24, 2014

LEHIGH VALLEY, PA– Joining the lineup for the 2014 Lehigh Valley Airshow, is the fan favorite, Black Diamond Jet Team. Back for the second year, the Black Diamond Jet Team is a four ship aerobatic civilian-owned jet team based in Lakeland, Florida.  The L-39 is the most widely used high …

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