Airports near the Outer Banks

An Outer Banks vacation is the perfect way to get away from it all, but, it’s closer than you think!

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Twiddy & Company recommends Outer Banks Airlines as your connection to all airports on the east coast. For details contact (252) 256-2322 or visit their website

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Norfolk International Airport

Virginia’s Norfolk International Airport (ORF) is the closest major airport to the Outer Banks with a 2 hour drive.

Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport

Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Virginia is another good choice and adds about 30 minutes to the trip.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) may offer better rates on flights, however, it takes about 3 ½ hours to get to the Outer Banks from that part of North Carolina.

Dare County Regional Airport (MQI)

If you’d like to charter a plane consider the Dare County Regional Airport (MQI) in Manteo, NC. Approximately an hour from Duck, this airport offers charter service. For information, call (252) 473-2600 or visit their website.

Currituck Regional Airport (MQI)

The Currituck Regional Airport is a publicly owned General Aviation airport that is open to the public located in the northeastern region of North Carolina, approximately 46 miles south of the South Hampton Roads area of Virginia and 25 miles northeast of Elizabeth City, North Carolina. For details contact (252) 453-2876 or visit their website.

All three major airports provide car rentals and access to transportation service companies but, Twiddy prefers Island Limo for airport shuttle service to all points on the Outer Banks, including the 4x4 area. They can be reached at (252) 441-5466 or (800) 828-5466.

  • Norfolk International (ORF)
  • Approx. 2 Hour Drive

  • Newport News/Williamsburg (PHF)
  • Approx. 2.5 Hour Drive

  • Raleigh-Durham (RDU)
  • Approx. 3.5 Hour Drive