North Carolina Airports

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Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN)

Location: The airport is situated three miles (5km) southeast of downtown New Bern.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: (252) 638 8591
Getting to the city: Car rental companies, taxis, and airport shuttles are available, but there is no public transport servicing the airport.
Car rental: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are provided by A-Z Shuttle and Taxi Service.
Facilities: Airport facilities include a relaxing lounge area, a mother's nursing room, an airport deli, an outdoor sculpture exhibition, free wifi, an ATM, and a visitor information kiosk.
Parking: Short-term parking costs $0.50 per 30 minutes, up to a daily maximum of $10. Long-term parking costs $0.50 per hour, up to a daily maximum of $7.
Website: www.newbernairport.com

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)

Location: The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) from Durham and 10 miles (16km) from Raleigh.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: (919) 840 2123
Transfer between terminals: Free buses run between the two terminals.
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. Other bus services include Amtrak and Greyhound.
Car rental: Car rental companies located at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, and National. A shuttle service runs every 15 minutes from outside the baggage claim area of both terminals to the car rental offices.
Airport Taxis: The official taxi company servicing Raleigh-Durham Airport is RDU Airport Taxis. Extra charges are added for excess baggage.
Facilities: Facilities include ATMs, a post box, restaurants, bars, shops, vending machines, a spa, shoeshine services, smoking areas, tourist information, and hotel reservations. Business centres in both terminals offer currency exchange and travel insurance. Facilities for the disabled are good.
Parking: There are a number of parking lots available. The Premier lot is $3 and hour, and up to $18 per day. The Economy Lots are also available for $1 an hour, or $7 per day, with a shuttle which connects the lots and the terminal building.
Website: www.rdu.com

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Location: The airport is situated eight miles (13km) west of Charlotte, near the border between North and South Carolina.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: (704) 359 4000
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, as are ride-hailing apps like Lyft and Uber.
Car rental: Car rental companies include National, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Advantage, Enterprise, and Hertz.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available from outside the terminal and cost approximately $25 to the city centre.
Facilities: Airport facilities are extensive and include ATMs, bureaux de change, restaurants, bars, shops, duty-free shopping, a post office, and a tourist information desk. Facilities for the disabled are good.
Parking: Daily, hourly, and long-term remote parking is available, while valet parking is also an option. Complimentary shuttle buses transport passengers between parking lots and the terminal building. Parking is free for the first 30 minutes in the hourly car park and costs $1 per half hour, up to a daily maximum of $20. Long-term parking costs $7 per day.
Website: www.charlotteairport.com

Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO)

Location: The airport is 11 miles (18km) west of Greensboro.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November)
Contacts: Tel: (336) 665 5666
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.
Car rental: Rental desks are in the baggage claims area. Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Alamo, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty.
Airport Taxis: A Triad Transportation desk is located on the lower level of the terminal, where taxis can be ordered.
Facilities: ATMs, a post office, conference facilities, a chapel, information desks, airline lounges, vending machines, and a games room are all available at Piedmont Triad Airport. There are also a number of shops, restaurants, and snack bars.
Parking: Parking garage rates are $10 per day, while long-term lot rates are $8 per day. A free shuttle runs between the long-term lots and the terminal. Short-term metered parking bays are available in front of the terminal for two hours or less of parking. There is also an overflow lot which costs just $5 per day.
Website: www.flyfrompti.com
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Fayetteville Regional Airport (FAY)

Location: The airport is situated five miles (8km) south of Fayetteville.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: (910) 433 1160
Getting to the city: There is no public transport servicing the airport, but taxis and rental cars are available.
Car rental: Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: A booth in the baggage claim area assists passengers with ordering taxis from a variety of companies that service the airport.
Facilities: This is a small airport and facilities are limited, but there is an ATM and vending machines for snacks.
Parking: Short-term parking costs $1 per half hour, up to a daily maximum of $12. Long-term parking costs $1 per hour, up to a daily maximum of $9.
Website: www.fayettevillenc.gov/government/city-departments/fayetteville-regional-airport
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Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ)

Location: The airport is situated 11 miles (19km) northwest of Jacksonville.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: There is no public transport servicing the airport, but taxis, rental cars, and airport shuttles are available.
Car rental: Avis, Budget, National, Hertz, and Enterprise are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are generally available outside the terminal, but to be safe they can be booked in advance.
Facilities: Facilities at the airport include a cafe, a restaurant, a gift shop, an ATM, and a lost and found.
Parking: The first 15 minutes of airport parking is free. Thereafter, it costs $2 each hour and up to a daily maximum of $9.
Website: www.flyoaj.com
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Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)

Location: The airport is located nine miles (14km) south of Asheville.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: Bus services are available to downtown Asheville. Many local hotels offer free shuttle transfers to guests.
Car rental: Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, Alamo/National, and Thrifty/Dollar.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available to and from the airport.
Facilities: Airport facilities include a business centre, phone charging stations, ATMs, vending machines, a guest service centre (faxing, scanning, printing, and postage available), post boxes, a restaurant, and an art gallery.
Parking: Short-term parking costs $1 for the first 30 minutes, $1 for every additional 30 minutes after that, and a daily rate of $20. Long-term parking costs up to $2 for an hour, $2 for every additional hour, a daily rate of $9, and $54 for a week.
Website: www.flyavl.com
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Wilmington International Airport (ILM)

Location: The airport is situated seven miles (11km) north of Wilmington.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
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.
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.
Facilities: 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: 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.
Website: www.flyilm.com
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