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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 March to November).

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Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)

Overview

Over 40 cities across North America offer direct flights offered to Raleigh-Durham International Airport. It is situated midway between the cities of both Raleigh and Durham and serves almost ten 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) south of Durham and equal distance northwest of Raleigh.

Getting to the city

Triangle Transit Route 100 provides public bus service between the airport and its Regional Transit Center, where passengers can connect to bus routes throughout the region, including major areas such as Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary and Research Triangle Park. The buses depart at least once an hour from outside both terminals every day except Sunday, between 6am and 9:40pm, and an adult fare costs $2.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 919 840 2123.

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Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Location

The airport is situated seven miles (11km) west of Charlotte, near the border between North and South Carolina.

Getting to the city

The CATS airport 'sprinter' bus ferries passengers to the city centre from the curbside outside the Zone D baggage claim. 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.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 704 359 4000.

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Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO)

Overview

Piedmont Triad International Airport is a cute little airport midway between Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem. This means it is well connected to a number of interstates, including the I-40 and the I-85.

Piedmont Triad has a modest selection of retail outlets ranging from newsstands to a PGA Tour Shop. The airport operates close to 60 flights a day, but it is still small enough to offer passengers all the charm of a less crowded airport.

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 on weekdays. Shuttles run at 30-minute intervals between 6am and 9am and 3pm to 7pm, and every hour between 9am and 3pm. Passengers must phone PART at least 30 minutes prior to desired airport pickup time. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT – 5 (GMT – 4 from March to November)

Contacts

Tel: +1 336 665 5666.

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Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ)

Location

The airport is situated 11 miles (19km) northwest of downtown 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, March to November).

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Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)

Location

The airport is located nine miles (15km) south of Asheville.

Getting to the city

Bus services are available to downtown Asheville at a cost of $1 via the South 3 Route. The Apple Country Transportation Blue Route goes to Hendersonville at a cost of $0.75. Many local hotels offer free shuttle transfers to guests.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT-4 from the first Sunday in 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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