By Air


Wilmington International Airport Oriental/Pamlico County Getting Here, Getting Around
1740 Airport Blvd.
Wilmington, NC
(910) 341-4125

Serving southeastern North Carolina, the Wilmington International Airport (ILM) is located off of 23rd street, 2 miles north of Market Street.  Conveniently located only 5 minutes from downtown Wilmington and approximately 20 minutes from Wrightsville Beach, ILM provides commercial air service through Delta and American.  Specializing in southern...more about Wilmington International Airport

264 Albert J. Ellis Airport Rd.
Richlands, NC 28574
(910) 324-1100

Commercial air service to the Crystal Coast is available from the Albert J. Ellis Airport, 20 miles northwest of Jacksonville off U.S. Highway 111 toward Richlands. It is the closest airport to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville. The airport offers flights each day to Charlotte, Atlanta and Washington D.C....more about Albert J. Ellis Airport

200 Terminal Dr.
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 638-8591

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport in New Bern, N.C. serves the citizens of and visitors to Craven, Carteret, Jones, and Pamlico Counties. From New Bern (EWN), USAirways and Delta Airlines offer daily flights to Charlotte and Atlanta. A self-check kiosk and 24-hour reservation hotline services reduce advance arrival times. Lines are short...more about Coastal Carolina Regional Airport

Exits 284B or 285
Morrisville, NC
(919) 840-2123

Raleigh-Durham (RDU) is the major international airport serving North Carolina. RDU is a three-hour drive from the Crystal Coast. The airport is a major hub for domestic and international travelers and is served by numerous carriers and regional carriers. Car rentals, shuttle buses and a variety of parking options are available...more about Raleigh-Durham International Airport

By Sea


Havelock/Oriental, NC
(800) 293-3779

Still free after local residents teamed up against a State bill that threatened a toll for its passengers, the Cherry Branch–Minnesott Beach Ferry is essential for commuters from Oriental and eastern Pamlico county travelling the three miles across the Neuse River to work in Havelock, at Cherry Point Marine Air Station...more about Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach Free Ferry

Ocracoke, NC
(800) 293-3779

For reservations and to verify times call (800) BY-FERRY (293-3779) or use the website: All reservations must be paid for at the time they are made. For other questions on departures from Ocracoke, call (252) 928-1665; from Swan Quarter, call (252) 926-6021.

2½ hours crossing
Reservations Recommended
Fares are the...more about Ocracoke-Swan Quarter Toll Ferry

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