WILMINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Wilmington International Airport opened in 1927 as Bluethenthal Field and was named for aviator Arthur Bluethenthal. Arthur Bluethenthal was the first Wilmingtonian to be killed in World War I. During World War II, the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Forces Third Air Force for antisubmarine patrols and training. On December 17, 1997 the New Hanover County Airport Authority changed the name to Wilmington International Airport. Wilmington International Airport is owned by New Hanover County, North Carolina. The airport is leased to the Wilmington Airport Authority for $1 per year and expires in 2019.
Air Charter Service offers direct private jet charter to Wilmington International Airport.
Private Jet Charter to Wilmington International Airport
- Location: New Hanover, North Carolina
- Airport Code: ILM
- Runway Length: 8015 ft
- Co-ordinates: 34°16′14″N 077°54′09″W
- Airport Address: 1740 Airport Blvd, Suite 12, Wilmington, NC 28405, United States
- Nearest Towns/Cities: Leland (8.22 miles), Carolina Beach (16.37 miles)