Wilmington International Airport (IATA: ILM, ICAO: KILM, FAA LID: ILM) is a public airport situated simply north of Wilmington, North Carolina, in unincorporated Wrightsboro, Cape Worry Township, New Hanover County. ILM covers 1,800 acres (728 ha).
During the calendar year 2018 ILM had a record high number of travelers with 470,255 enplanements and 463,803 deplanements, totaling 934,058 guests. The airport has 2 runways and a single terminal which has eight gates. The airport is likewise house to a fixed-base operation (FBO).
There are 24-hour US Customs and Border Protection ramp for international flights wanting to stop at the airport. The separate terminal was developed to serve the international flights that land each year (private or charter). The airport’s location on the coast, midway in between New York City and Miami, makes it a preferable and less busy entry indicate the United States, with the recent addition of a 24-hour US Customs ramp, which was completed in 2008.
Wilmington International Airport is owned by New Hanover County, North Carolina. The airport is rented to the Wilmington Airport Authority for $1 annually and expires in 2019. The existing Airport Director is Julie Wilsey, AAE. The New Hanover County Airport Authority has 7 board members, selected by the New Hanover County Commissioners.
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