Avelo Flights to Wilmington

Plan a trip to Wilmington, NC and its Island Beaches

Book a trip to Wilmington, NC

City and Island Beaches:


From a historic downtown riverfront to spacious island beaches, say hello to North Carolina’s most accessible coastal destination. Named one of the “South’s Best Cities on the Rise,” Wilmington, North Carolina and its island beaches is a year-round destination that captivates visitors with incomparable coastal experiences and new things to explore. Take a stroll on the scenic Riverwalk or through historic downtown, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by breweries, music, unique eats, local culture and unrivaled adventures. It’s just a short drive from the award-winning riverfront to the oceanfront where you’ll find beloved coastlines, farm- and sea-to-table dining, live music and more. Wilmington is the perfect place to push past normal – to a place where no two getaways are alike. Everything you love about beaches, plus a city.

Wilmington International Airport:

Wilmington International Airport (ILM) is located just 3 miles from Downtown Wilmington with island beaches just 8-18 miles away. It’s home to a single terminal with two runways and eight gates, servicing over 1 million passengers each year.

Distance to popular Wilmington destinations

Wilmington Distance to Destinations
Wilmington Distance to Destinations

Wilmington International Airport (ILM) Info

Terminal Location

Main Terminal

Recommended Arrival Time

At least 90 minutes before departure

Ticket Counter Hours

Avelo ticket counters are open for approximately two hours prior to each scheduled departure. The counters close 40 minutes prior to the take-off time.

Airport Address

1740 Airport Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28405

FAQ– Flying to Wilmington, NC

Avelo Airlines uses Wilmington International Airport (ILM) as its base in the city. ILM provides an intimate and efficient travel experience, with short check-in and security lines, a friendly atmosphere, and facilities that cater to the needs of both business and leisure travelers.

From ILM, Avelo Airlines offers direct connections to a variety of popular destinations, making it an excellent choice for travelers seeking convenience and accessibility:

  • Fort Lauderdale / Miami, FL (FLL): Gateway to the sun-drenched beaches and vibrant nightlife of South Florida.
  • New Haven, CT (HVN): A blend of academic excellence and historical significance awaits in New Haven.
  • Orlando, FL (MCO): The thrill of theme parks and family entertainment options abound in Orlando.
  • Philadelphia / Wilmington, Delaware (ILG): Experience the intersection of history, culture, and innovation.
  • Tampa, FL (TPA): Discover the warm hospitality and scenic waterfronts of Tampa.
  • Washington, DC / Baltimore, MD (BWI): Immerse yourself in the nation’s history and explore the bustling metropolitan areas of DC and Baltimore.

You can check in for your flight from Wilmington with Avelo Airlines beginning 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure. Please click here for comprehensive information regarding the check-in process for your Avelo flight from Wilmington.

Avelo operates from ILM’s main terminal, known for its accessibility and efficiency. When departing or arriving for an Avelo flight at ILM, passengers should proceed to the main terminal for check-in, security screening, and boarding.

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