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Scranton International Airport

Where is Scranton Airport?  

Scranton was once nicknamed "the Electric City" for the revolutionary new electric factory lights in 1880, and the USA's first successful electrified streetcars in 1886. Today, Scranton is Pennsylvania's 6th largest city, and the cultural centre of the Lackawanna River valley.

Once a bustling industrial city, Wilkes-Barre famously produced railway locomotives, was the birthplace of the Planters Peanuts Company, was first to receive HBO and saw Babe Ruth hit the longest home run in history (650').

Scranton International Airport (IATA: AVP, ICAO: KAVP, FAA LID: AVP), officially Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport, also known as Wilkes-Barre Scranton Airport, Wilkes-Barre Airport, or simply Scranton Airport, is located in Avoca, 11 kilometres (7 miles) from Scranton, Pennsylvania. The airport is equally close to the city of Wilkes-Barre, which is just 13 kilometres (8 miles) away.

While small, Scranton Airport is the fifth busiest airport in Pennsylvania.

Airlines that fly to Scranton Airport include Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines, United Express and US Airways Express.

Cities with flights to Scranton Airport include Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, New York, Orlando and Philadelphia.

Your best bet for a Scranton Airport transfer is a taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.



 Other Items of Interest at Scranton Airport

Scranton Airport services include:

  • Pocono Club and Business Center (fee, 08:00-06:00 Monday-Friday)
  • Conference room (fee)
  • FedEx and UPS desks  - near Baggage Claim
  • Medittation room (open 24/7) - 2nd level
  • Newspaper vending machines


The Scranton Airport Joseph M. McDade Terminal Building is open 24/7.


Trivia: The airport is referenced in the 1990 film Home Alone and in The Office.

Additional Scranton Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 19 Sep 2016