Airport and Aviation Park Overview

Regional Assets and Partnerships Help Aviation Companies Take Off

In 1903 two famous brothers showed the world how to fly in North Carolina. Today there’s a regional approach to serving the aviation industry in northeastern North Carolina. With an ideal location on the Mid-Atlantic Coast between Florida and the Northeast and our business-friendly attitude, the region welcomes expanding and start-up businesses.

Northeastern North Carolina offers a ready workforce and aviation-compatible facilities, plus an idyllic lifestyle—a mild four-season climate, an inviting real estate environment and proximity to the world-famous Outer Banks beaches.

If you’re thinking about expanding or starting an aviation-related business, northeastern North Carolina offers a long list of good reasons to land here.

Future College of The Albemarle Currituck County Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center

Situated within minutes of each other, these aviation-related facilities and workforce development programs are ready to power your company’s growth.

Currituck County

  • Currituck County Regional Airport with adjacent industrial park
  • Commerce Park: 100+ acres, 11 lots from 4–25 acre
  • “Shovel Ready,” North Carolina Certified Site Program
  • Zoned heavy manufacturing; all utilities (water/sewer, 3-phase electric, natural gas, broadband)
  • Adjacent to new College of The Albemarle Currituck County Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center (2013)
  • 252.232.6015 : ThinkCurrituck.com

College of The Albemarle

  • Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department
  • Aviation Systems Technology program (FAA approval pending)
  • College of The Albemarle Currituck County Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center (2013)
  • Entry-level and continuing training for airframe and powerplant certified technicians
  • Workforce for air carriers, manufacturers, repair stations, fixed base operators, flight schools and government aviation operators
  • 252.335.0821 ext. 2233 : Albemarle.edu

Elizabeth City & Pasquotank County

  • Elizabeth City Aviation Research & Development Commerce Park
  • Connected by C-130-class taxiway to 7,200-foot runway shared by Coast Guard and Elizabeth City Pasquotank Regional Airport
  • Adjacent to Air Station Elizabeth City—largest Coast Guard aircraft maintenance depot in the country
  • Able to accommodate Boeing 747s, general aviation aircraft
  • $12 million investment in infrastructure, unlimited bandwidth available by 2013
  • 888.338.1678 : DiscoverEC.com