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Calling all Nature Lovers!
Now is the Perfect Time to Start Planning Your Fall Getaway

Fall is a great time to travel as you can beat the heat, and often times, beat the lines as well.  If you daydream about enjoying the crisp air, hearing the crunch of fall leaves under your feet, and sipping on a hot beverage while taking in the sights—now is the time to plan your fall getaway!

View the vibrant fall colors during your upcoming trip & take in nature’s beauty. Check out Fodor’s 10 Best Destinations for Fall Foliage or discover your own favorite spots!

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New Historical Panels Feature Aviation History
Did you know Bluethenthal Field, now Wilmington International Airport, was originally a 70 acre tract of land thick with long leaf pine trees? That the airport’s landing area consisted of two runways outlined in white sand? Or that Warren Pennington made the first landing here in 1927?Next time you are flying through ILM, or picking up a guest, make sure to check out the new panels in ILM’s historical area. (Located by check-in) The Cape Fear Museum researched and designed these new panels, which feature photographs and information about Wilmington’s fascinating aviation history!

Scratch on 23rd Launches Online & Mobile Ordering

Getting breakfast or lunch on the go just got easier! Scratch on 23rd launched anonline & mobile ordering system; allowing travelers and those living & working close by ILM airport to pick-up fast & fresh food quickly.You can order straight from your computer, smartphone, or tablet; saving time and avoiding lines! “Order for now” or plan ahead and “order for later” so you order is prepared for a specific day/time.Look for the Order Online button on
Scratch on 23rd’s website.

SeaHawk Aviation, Inc Now Offers Aircraft Rental
Looking to get additional flight hours under your belt? In need of a plane to use as a rentalSeaHawk Aviation has a Baron available for rent for $300/hr “dry” rental rate, with discounted block rates available.Baron Features:

· 285HP Continental IO-520C Fuel-injected Engines
· GNS530 – KX155,GTX 330 IFR GPS
· Current Jeppesen Aviation Charts
· Up to 6 Seat Capability
Learn more and Reserve:
SeaHawk Aviation 910-859-8877

Fan Favorites!

Snap a pic while traveling-tag us or hashtag #flyILM for your chance to be featured!

@Steve Maillard
traveling to
St. John, USVI
from Wilmington International Airport (ILM)
So enjoyed the CAF
@airpowertour of
FiFi B29 bomber
at #Wilmington #airport#flyingwithfifi
@Sarina Houston‏ 

Also, went there
again today.
The folks at@ILMairport
are awesome.
We’ll keep going back.