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Wilmington Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Wilmington Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Smaller airport but less congested than Jacksonville and Charlotte and really easy to navigate. - a traveller (2016)

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Wilmington International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, but modern single-terminal airport with a limited variety of shopping and dining options
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Wilmington Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Wilmington Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Wilmington Airport does not appeal to you, there are no hotels directly at the airport, but there are several under 10 minute drive away. To see some options there is a list of hotels near Wilmington Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Wilmington airport. Connect to the “Fly ILM” network.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs, operated by BB&T, are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans.Locations: Landside, by the mailboxes behind the Information Desk • Airside, on the right hand side of the gate area entrance.
  • Baby Care Facilities - Restrooms both landside and airside offer baby changing facilities. Landside there is a Baby Change Room which includes a chair for nursing.
  • Baggage Carts - Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts (Smarte Carte) are available along the back wall of the baggage claim area. Rate: unknown.
  • Currency Exchange - No
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free is not available. Airside you will find a news/gift kiosk open according to flight schedules.
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update, four restaurants operate at this airport. The Arrivals Lounge/Co Pilot Coffee snack bar/gift shop is located landside, open from 8:00AM - 7:00PM. Radar Bar (Hours: 10:00AM - 6:00PM), Jet Stream Burger Bar (Hours: 10:00 - 6:00PM) and Wheels Up Pizza (Hours: 4:45AM - last departing flight) are located Airside.
  • Information Desk - Yes, located in the main lobby. Hours: unknown.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - Electronics charging stations can be found Airside. Look for the “Plug n, Power Up” signs.
  • Putting Green - Practice your game at the airport while waiting for your luggage.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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As of March 2018, Wilmington airport is served by the following airlines: Delta • American Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Local Bus #207 connects the airport to downtown Wilmington (Monday - Friday only). For fares, route and schedule information, visit the Wave Transit website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer service onsite: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 21 March 2018

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .