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Wilmington International Airport

Wilmington International Airport (ILM)


The airport is situated seven miles (11km) north of Wilmington.

Getting to the city

WAVE Transit's bus route #207 runs to and from the airport, Monday to Friday, on an hour frequency from 6am to 9pm. The route does not run on the weekend. Rental cars and taxis are available at the airport while app based taxi services like Uber are also in operation.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Avis, Alamo, Dollar, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty are among the car rental companies represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Numerous taxi companies service the airport and are usually available, but advance booking is recommended for peace of mind. Ride-hailing apps like Uber are also present.


Airport facilities include a pet relief area, ATMs, a restaurant and lounge, gift shops, an art gallery, a putting green, baby-changing facilities, the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame, and a lost and found.


Parking is within walking distance of the terminal and the first 30 minutes are free in all parking lots. Short-term parking costs $1 for the second half hour and $1 for each additional hour, up to a daily maximum of $24. Long-term parking also costs $1 for the second half hour, and $1 for each additional hour, up to a daily maximum of $10.



Free WiFi is available throughout the terminal.

Wilmington International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.