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Private Jet Charter Wilmington, NC

Private Flights and Air Charters in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

Air Charter Advisors offers instant access to private jet charter service in Wilmington, a port city along the Cape Fear River that serves as the seat of New Hanover County, and the gateway into coastal southeastern North Carolina.

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Home to a population of more than 110,000 residents and nearly a quarter-million in its metropolitan area, Wilmington is the 8th largest city in the state of North Carolina, and is home to the largest domestic TV and movie production center outside of California.

Our team offers on-demand aircraft rentals for charter flights to/from Wilmington International and surrounding airports, including the area’s main private jet hub, Cape Fear Regional Jetport. We utilize some of the highest safety standards in private aviation, and we’re available 24 hours a day for all your jet charter needs.

Wilmington Air Charter Advisors

When arranging private jet charter flight to Wilmington, NC, our number one focus is the safety and experience and of the planes and pilots we arrange. We’re Wyvern-registered to stand out from the more than 4,000 brokers in the world, and we’re one of fewer than 60 brokers to earn the accreditation.

Using their third-party safety and reporting tools, we eliminate aircraft and operators that don’t meet our safety standards, and we only use veteran pilots with high levels of experience flying the plane you’re chartering.

We stay true to our name, advising clients in all of their flights whether they book with us or not. Our goal is to build relationships and provide direction for our clients, and although our pricing and quotes are based on availability, we’re not here to pressure them into booking flights. Gain the peace of mind you get working with a Wilmington air charter advisor, and we’ll become your solution for all your private aviation needs both domestically and internationally.

Providing transparent, all-inclusive quotes for all of your charter flights and with services extending around the world, our company can arrange one-way and round trip air charter service, medical flights, VIP/celebrity jet service, jet card memberships, air cargo, and any special requests including golf trips, hunting trips, weddings, and more.

Cost to Charter a Private Jet in Wilmington, NC

The cost to charter a private flight to/from Wilmington, NC starts at around $2,000 an hour* in a turboprop, $5,000 an hour* in a light jet, $7,000 an hour* in a midsize jet, and $10,000 an hour* or more for a long range jet or VIP airliner. Learn more about the factors that go into hourly charter rates & private jet rental costs.

Hourly Charter Rates in Wilmington, NC*
$1,000 – $2,000/hour
$1,500 – $3,000/hour
Very Light Jets (VLJ)
$2,500 – $3,500/hour
Light Jets
$3,500 – $4,800/hour
Super Light Jets
$4,250 – $5,250/hour
Midsize Jets
$4,800 – $6,000/hour
Super Midsize Jets
$6,000 – $7,500/hour
Heavy Jets
$8,500 – $10,500/hr
Long Range Jets
$12,000 – $15,000/hr
VIP Airliners
$18,000 – $30,000/hr

* Hourly charter rates in Wilmington, NC will vary depending on aircraft make, model and year, as well as amenities, routing, fuel prices, and scheduling/availability.

Airports for Private Charter Flights to Wilmington, NC

Fly private direct to Wilmington, and choose between one of two private jet airports for your flight. If you’re want to arrive in the heart of the city, or have a connecting flight with commercial service, we can arrange your jet charter to Wilmington International, featuring a private terminal for fast, efficient arrivals. Another option is Cape Fear Regional, the area’s main jet hub with private FBO services and closer proximity to coastal NC beach homes.

(KILM, ILM) Wilmington International Airport – Wilmington, NC
Runway: 8,016 feet | FBO: Air Wilmington

(KSUT, SUT) Cape Fear Regional Jetport – Oak Island, NC
Runway: 5,505 feet | FBO: Cape Fear Jetport

(03NC) Pilots Ridge – Carolina Beach, NC
Runway: 3,000 feet
private airport; prior permissions required

Private Aircraft for Charter Flights to Cape Fear Regional Jetport

Choose between the following private jets, props, pistons and airliners for Wilmington air charter flights. Every plane we arrange is operated by FAR Part 135 or 121 (or foreign equivalent) air carriers, and we review third-party audits to ensure aircraft, operates and pilots all meet our strict safety requirements.

Our Private Jet Charter Wilmington brokers will provide aircraft options based on the routing, time, distance, and passenger count of your flight, allowing you to choose between cost-effective piston or turbo-prop aircraft, or a stylish, luxurious business jet based at Cape Fear Jetport, Wilmington Intl, and other NC airports.

Pistons & Turboprops

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Small Jets

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Medium Jets

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Large Jets

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Visit Wilmington, NC

Destinations > United States > North Carolina

Rent a private jet to Wilmington, a coastal city in the southeastern region of North Carolina famous for its beaches, seafood, and historic plantations.

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Just minutes away from nearby beaches and situated between the Cape Fear River and Atlantic Ocean, it’s also a short drive from major destinations including Charlotte, Myrtle Beach, the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill), and the I-95 corridor; Cape Fear Regional Jetport, also known as Howie Franklin Field, handles a majority of private aviation to/from these destinations.

The city is home to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, the U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Memorial, the Cape Fear Museum, Airlie Gardens, and a large historic district. The city’s historic downtown features a mile-long Riverwalk, originally developed as a tourist attraction, and it was recognized as the “Best American Riverfront” in 2014 by USA Today.

Residents live between the river and the ocean, and there are 4 beach communities nearby: Fort Fisher, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, and Kure Beach are all within 30 minutes from downtown Wilmington; nearby Porter’s Neck is the 2nd-wealthiest community in the entire state, and private jet travelers can pack their club and play a round at Porters Neck Plantation & Country Club, or one of more than 40 championship golf courses available year-round.

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If you’re a resident of Carolina Beach and have no problems acquiring the prior permissions necessary, we can arrange a piston or turboprop aircraft to arrive/depart using Pilots Ridge (03NC), a private airfield located in Carolina Beach equipped with a 3,000 foot runway.

Wilmington is also the site of EUE Screen Gems Studios, the largest domestic TV and film facility this side of the Hollywood Hills. “Dream Stage 10,” its newest sound stage, is the 3rd largest in the nation, and it also houses the largest special-effects water tank on the continent. We frequently arrange Van Nuys and LA-area charter flights, and can provide on-demand charter flights for executives, production crews, celebrities/VIPs, and other special arrangements.

Additional Airports

The coastal SE region of North Carolina is a popular area for private aviation, and there are a variety of airports scattered within the counties of Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, and Pender, and are located between 25 and 40 miles from the city center of Wilmington.

  • (KACZ, ACZ) Henderson Field Airport – Wallace, NC
    Runway: 4,153 feet | FBO: Henderson Airport
  • (60J) Odell Williamson Municipal Airport – Ocean Isle Beach, NC
    Runway: 4,000 feet | FBO: Ocean Isle Aviation
  • (KNCA, NCA) MCAS New River/McCutcheon Field – Jacksonville, NC 
    Runway: 5,127 feet | Military use – prior permission required
  • (KEYF, EYF) Curtis L. Brown Jr. Field – Elizabethtown, NC
    Runway: 5,006 feet | FBO: Taylor Aviation
  • (KCPC, CPC) Columbus County Municipal Airport – Whiteville, NC
    Runway: 5,500 feet | FBO: Columbus County Airport
  • (KOAJ, OAJ) Albert J. Ellis Airport – Jacksonville, NC
    Runway: 7,100 feet
  • (KDPL, DPL) Duplin County Airport – Kenansville, NC
    Runway: 6,002 feet | FBO: Duplin County Airport

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Request a Quote

Request a Quote or give us a call at 1-888-987-5387 to speak with one of our brokers about your upcoming charter flights. Whether you’re flying private for vacation, business, or a special event, our team is available 24/7 for private flights to/form Wilmington and surrounding areas of the state of North Carolina.