Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport AVP
is gateway to Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Pocono mountains, and serves the city of Wilkes Barre, and its counties.
The Airport is in the town of Avoca - near the border of Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties, and is located to the North of the City of Wilkes Barre and to the South of the City of Scranton, with Interstate 81 being the major travel artery. NOTE:Airport exit 178A and Avoca exit178B on I-81 merged into one Exit 178 in both directions.
Cities are within reasonable driving distance are: Hazelton, PA (25 mins); Stroudsburgh, PA (45 mins); Binghamton, NY (60 mins), and Williamsport, PA (80 minutes).
The Airport can be contacted toll-free at 1-235-9287 or by fax at 570-702-2010.
With around 440K passengers per year, AVP Airport is served by Allegiant, Delta, United and US Airways, offering direct flights to major U.S. hubs, with connections around the world.
The Holiday Inn
(tel. 570-654-3300) is on-Airport grounds.
Wilkes-Barre Scranton Airport has a new passenger terminal.
Transportation: Other than rental cars, hotel shuttles & taxis/limos, no public transportation is available.