Many want to know what is the closest airport to Outer Banks? Are you planning a vacation there? If so then I took some time to do a quick search to save you some time! You can thank me later 🙂
As you may already know, the Outer Banks gets millions of tourists and international students each and year during the spring and summer months. It’s probably one of the coolest places that you will vacation that’s not overly developed. This is what makes it my favorite place.
Closest Airport to Outer Banks NC
You should know that there are no major airports in the Outer Banks. The closest airport to Outer Banks NC is the Norfolk International Airport in Virginia. The Norfolk airport is situated about an hour and half from the Outer Banks. However, going west there is another one located in Raleigh which is about 3 1/2 hours away. The Norfolk International Airport is probably your best bet if you are traveling from the beach.
Once you arrive to ORF, you can do one of two things: rent a car there, or call a cab or personal shuttle service to take you to the Outer Banks.
If you are an international student and will be working in the Outer Banks for the summer, then it’s be best to use a shuttle service or have someone to pick you up at the Norfolk airport.
Keep in mind that during the summer months there is a lot of traffic flocking to the Outer Banks. And even more so with the new Outer Banks water park opening on June 21st! I think this will be one of many top spots to visit when you plan your next family vacation to the Outer Banks.
If you are planning to visit the Outer Banks soon, please leave a comment below or contact us for recommended services for pickup from the Norfolk airport.
I hope you enjoy your vacation:)
Also NOTE: OuterBanks.com is a place where you can find all kinds of resources and guides to help you plan your visit to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.