2023 Wilmington NC USA

Flying to Wilmington, NC (ILM)



Airport: Wilmington International Airport (ILM)


  • Flights through Atlanta (ATL), Charlotte (CLT), Chicago O'Hare (ORD), New York (LGA), & Washington D.C. (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport-DCA or Washington Dulles International Airport-IAD) on American Airlines, Delta, & United Airlines arrive daily. For a list of cities with direct flights to Wilmington, please visit the ILM airport's website.
  • ILM Airport Distance from Campus: 10-15 minutes


Transportation from ILM to UNCW



  • Taxis cost approximately $20 USD from ILM to UNCW.
    •   ○   For a list of taxis and contact numbers that provide transportation from the airport, please visit ILM's website.
        ○   Most taxis accept credit cards.
  • Uber & Lyft are both readily available in Wilmington and are easy to access from the airport.
  • ILM is a small and friendly airport. ILM staff can assist you in finding transportation if needed.

 

Driving Directions to UNCW Main Campus





If traveling to Wilmington via I-40

  • I-40 becomes NC 132/College Road once the interstate ends.
  • Continue traveling south on College Road approximately 3 miles.
  • Turn left onto Randall at the traffic light.
  • You are now on the UNCW campus.


If traveling to Wilmington via US 74/76

  • After crossing the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, US 76 is also called Dawson Street. Continue on Dawson Street approximately 1.5 miles.
  • Dawson Street (US76E) will bear right and become Oleander Drive.
  • Continue on Oleander Drive approximately 2.5 miles until it intersects with NC 132/College Road.
  • Turn left onto College Road.
  • Travel approximately 1 mile north, and then turn right onto Hurst Drive at the traffic light.
  • You are now on the UNCW campus.


If traveling from the north to Wilmington via US 17

  • US 17 becomes Market Street in Wilmington. Continue traveling south on Market Street.
  • Go under the overpass at the junction of S117/S132, and immediately turn left at the traffic light onto S. College Road.
  • Continue on College Road approximately 1 mile.
  • Turn left onto Randall at the traffic light.
  • You are now on the UNCW campus.


If traveling from Wilmington International Airport

  • As you exit the airport, turn left onto 23rd Street.
  • Turn left onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway.
  • Continue to the NC 132/College Road intersection, and turn right onto College Road.
  • Travel approximately 2 miles. Turn left onto Randall at the traffic light.
  • You are now on the UNCW campus.