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Airports in North Carolina

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN)

Location

The airport is situated three miles (5km) southeast of downtown New Bern.

Getting to the city

Car rental companies, taxis, and airport shuttles are available, but there is no public transport servicing the airport.

Time

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

Contacts

Tel: (252) 638 8591

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Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)

Overview

Raleigh-Durham International Airport is situated midway between the cities of Raleigh and Durham and serves about 10 million passengers each year, making it a very accessible and convenient airport to use when travelling to or from North Carolina.

Most flights to Raleigh-Durham International Airport originate from within the United States. However there are some flights to the Caribbean, Canada, and Mexico. The airport consists of two terminals with loads of shops and restaurants to keep passengers entertained while waiting for flights.

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) from Durham and 10 miles (16km) from Raleigh.

Getting to the city

Triangle Transit Route 100 provides a public bus service between the airport and its Regional Transit Center, where passengers can connect to bus routes throughout the region.

This includes major areas such as Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, and Research Triangle Park. The buses depart at least once an hour from outside both terminal, and an adult fare costs $2.25.

Other bus services include Amtrak and Greyhound.

Time

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

Contacts

Tel: (919) 840 2123

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Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) west of Charlotte, near the border between North and South Carolina.

Getting to the city

The CATS airport bus ferries passengers to the city centre. Buses leave every 20 minutes during weekdays, and every 30 minutes at night and on weekends. Courtesy shuttles are available for many local hotels and motels. Taxis and rental cars are also available, are ride-hailing apps like Lyft and Uber.

Time

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

Contacts

Tel: (704) 359 4000

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Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO)

Location

The airport is nine miles (14km) west of Greensboro.

Getting to the city

Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) offers a shuttle between the airport and several destinations nearby. Taxis and rental cars are also available, as are ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft.

Time

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

Contacts

Tel: (336) 665 5666

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Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ)

Location

The airport is situated 11 miles (19km) northwest of Jacksonville.

Getting to the city

There is no public transport servicing the airport, but taxis, rental cars, and airport shuttles are available.

Time

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

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Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)

Location

The airport is located nine miles (14km) south of Asheville.

Getting to the city

Bus services are available to downtown Asheville at $1 per person. Many local hotels offer free shuttle transfers to guests.

Time

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

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Wilmington International Airport (ILM)

Location

The airport is situated four miles (6km) 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.

Time

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

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Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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