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Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)

Last Updated: July 15, 2020, 4:32 p.m.

  • Megan Verholy
  • 6102315286
  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • No

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • No

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • No

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • No

  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • No

  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • No

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • No

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • No

  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • No

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Masks must be worn

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes

  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • No

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • No

  • Is physical distancing required in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • 1.8 meter (6 feet)

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Signage posted throughout to encourage social distancing while both sitting and standing. Floor decals placed 6 feet apart in high traffic areas.

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Decals are placed in front of all elevators and escalators to encourage social distancing.

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • No

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • All luggage carts and wheelchairs are treated with an advanced antimicrobial protectant that kills viruses, germs and bacteria on contact for 14 days. Hand sanitizers have been strategically placed and additional units have been ordered for deployment throughout the terminal complex. NanoSeptic Anti-Microbial wraps on door handles, panic bars, and elevator buttons are being installed and sanitizing sprayers have been added.Custodial staff have increased their disinfection efforts in the following areas: door handles, escalator handrails, elevator controls, counter tops, paper towel / toilet paper dispensers, tables, chairs, vinyl seating, parking equipment, and ticket counter podiums.Airline public facing equipment (including self-check-in kiosks) are disinfected throughout the day.

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas,

  • Provide details
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas,

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Hand-sanitizing stations have been added throughout the terminal complex

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • There is an urgent care facility across the street from the airport.

  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Passengers can text Abe the Pilot (our mascot) for questions, concerns and feedback relating to COVID 19

  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • No

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Our website and social media channels contain crucial information for our community and passengers.

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Our Passenger Services team has and is continuing to assist passengers with reduced mobility and disabilities.

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Canteen Smart Market

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • No