Jacksonville/Onslow County is conveniently located along the central coast of North Carolina, with easy driving access to many points of interest. For regional travelers, Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ) is Jacksonville’s convenient and local airport offering direct flights from both Charlotte (CLT) and Atlanta (ATL).
OAJ completed the Count On Me NC training: a public health initiative that empowers guests and businesses to help keep everyone safe from COVID-19.
From US-74E, about a 4 1/2 hour drive into Jacksonville. For convenience and ease, consider a direct flight from (CLT) Charlotte Douglas International Airport into (OAJ) Albert J. Ellis Airport.
Take I-40 East, get off at Exit 373, which is NC-24. Continue on Highway 24 into Jacksonville. Just about a 2 1/2 hour drive to Jacksonville.
From New Bern:
Take US-17 towards Jacksonville. An easy 1-hour drive.
From Morehead City:
An easy 1-hour drive from the coast to Jacksonville heading west on NC-24.
Via US-17 North, a short 1-hour drive to Jacksonville.