Buckle up, travelers! Avelo Airlines is adding another nonstop adventure, this time between ILG, Wilmington, Delaware’s Airport, and Sarasota, Florida. Residents living near Sarasota Bradenton International Airport can now reach Greater Wilmington on a direct flight with fares starting at just $59* 

Exploring Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley area! 

Flying in from the sunny shores of Sarasota, Florida, and traveling to Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley area through Avelo Airlines opens the door to a tapestry of diverse experiences. Throughout the city, the echoes of history resound through landmarks like the Hagley Museum and Library, and the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, offering a captivating glimpse into the influential legacy of the du Pont family. Moreover, a night out in the vibrant Downtown Wilmington area, with venues like Wilma’s, Le Cavalier at the Green Room, DE.CO Wilmington, and The Queen’s Knight Bar, promises an unforgettable urban escapade. 

Wilmington' and the Brandywine Valley’s area location is just under a 45-minute drive from Philadelphia, 1 hour and 20-minute drive from Baltimore, and under 2.5 hours from Washington, D.C., allowing for convenient day trips, expanding your horizons beyond the city limits.  

Just like in Sarasota, you can trade the coastal bliss for Wilmington's own unique charm. Along the Riverfront, you'll discover a dynamic mix of restaurants that will tantalize your taste buds. From the seafood delights of Big Fish Grill to the delectable offerings at Ciro Food & Drink, there's something to satisfy every palate. And let's not forget the stunning riverfront views that serve as the perfect backdrop for a memorable dining experience.  Taking a break from the beach and immersing yourself in the culinary delights of Wilmington's Riverfront offers a delightful change of pace that's bound to leave you with cherished memories. 

Hagley Museum and Library

  • 200 Hagley Creek Rd.

Hagley is a large, indoor-outdoor museum experience with hundreds of years of history. Explore the new Nation of Inventors exhibition celebrating diverse stories of American…

Downtown Wilmington & the Riverfront

  • GPS Coordinates: 1100 N Market Street

Two distinct places. One distinguished destination. The center of downtown Wilmington, Delaware buzzes with business during the day... and with art, music, and a bustling dining…


  • 900 N Market St

Delaware's First Duckpin & Dining! Wilma’s transforms the 100-year old bank hall into a full-service bar and restaurant with a 4-lane duckpin bowling alley and retro arcade…

Le Cavalier at the Green Room

  • 42 West 11th St.

Le Cavalier (pronounced: luh-KAH-vuhl-YAY) honors the deep equestrian tradition in the Brandywine River Valley. Chef-Partner Tyler Akin’s opening brasserie menu draws influence…


  • 111 W. 10th St.

Welcome to DE.CO, a launchpad for chefs: 250 seats, 8 restaurant stalls, an atrium bar and private event space. Click through on our Facebook page for updates on entertainment…

Riverfront Wilmington

  • 815 Justison St.

Riverfront Wilmington combines a rich history with a host of attractions that bring great food, entertainment and shopping to the city. Our Riverwalk stretches from…

Big Fish Grill on The Riverfront

  • 720 Justison St.

Located on the Wilmington Riverfront, Big Fish Grill offers the freshest seafood, juicy hand-cut steaks, savory pastas and delicious salads. Have you tried our Best of Delaware…

Say Goodbye to Airport Hassles and Hello to Wilmington Airport! 

Swap the stress and congestion of larger airports for a smooth, relaxed experience at Wilmington Airport. Located just a short drive south of Philadelphia, ILG offers unparalleled convenience for travelers flying into the Greater Wilmington/Delaware Valley region. You’ll be in and out in no time. 

More Than Just a Flight: Avelo's Commitment to Service 

Since its inaugural flight from ILG on February 1, 2023, Avelo has grown to now offer nonstop service to 15 destinations from ILG, which are listed below: 

  • Charleston, S.C. via Charleston International Airport (CHS) 
  • Daytona Beach, Fla. via Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) 
  • Fort Lauderdale, Fla. via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) 
  • Fort Myers, Fla. via Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) 
  • Greenville / Spartanburg, S.C. via Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) 
  • Myrtle Beach, S.C. via Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) 
  • Nashville, Tenn. via Nashville International Airport (BNA) 
  • Orlando, Fla. via Orlando International Airport (MCO) 
  • Raleigh / Durham, N.C. via Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) 
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico via Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) 
  • Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla. via Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) 
  • Savannah, Ga. / Hilton Head Island, S.C. via Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) 
  • Tampa, Fla. via Tampa International Airport (TPA) 
  • West Palm Beach, Fla. via Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) 
  • Wilmington, N.C. via Wilmington International Airport (ILM)   


Starting November 15, 2023, Avelo Airlines is set to introduce a fantastic opportunity for the Greater Philly's Wilmington Airport (ILG) community. With twice-weekly nonstop flights every Wednesday and Saturday, jetting off to the sunny shores of San Juan has never been more convenient. And that's not all – Avelo is offering special introductory one-way fares from ILG to San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) for as low as $99*. This remarkable addition is bound to open a world of possibilities for travelers in the Wilmington Airport area, making ILG the go-to airport for those seeking seamless and affordable travel experiences. 

Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure with Avelo Airlines and Wilmington Airport! Book your tickets now at AveloAir.com. Don't forget to share your journey with us by tagging #VisitWilm or visit us @visitwilmingtonde.

We can't wait to see you from the runway!