Getting to Wilmington, NC

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Airport shuttle available to and from Wilmington International Airport (ILM) from 5 a.m.-11 p.m.


General Parking Information
Upon arrival in Wilmington by car, the city has 970+ metered parking spaces located downtown, four parking decks and two surface lots. City decks on 2nd Street and Market Street are free the first 30 minutes. You can park free of charge at on-street meters after 6:30 p.m. daily and all-day Sunday. Parking in metered spaces is $2 per hour and is enforced 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Metered on-street parking for those with properly displayed, valid handicapped placards is always free of charge. One-hour parking is available on some downtown residential streets. Be sure to observe all posted parking signs and time limits on residential streets in downtown Wilmington as some are permit-based only.

Hotel Parking
$17 per day | self parking
$25 per day | valet parking

Travel by air

Wilmington International Airport (ILM)
For more information, call 910-341-4125 or visit FlyILM. The Wilmington International Airport is located off US-74/Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Wilmington. Air travelers arrive just 3 miles from downtown Wilmington, 10 miles from Wrightsville Beach, 19 miles from Carolina Beach and 22 miles from Kure Beach. Rental cars and taxis are available at the airport terminal.

Travel by train

Amtrak's Thruway Services takes you from Wilson, NC to Wilmington with dedicated bus routes that extend the reach of the Carolinian and Palmetto trains. For more information, call 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit the Thruway Connection. 

Travel by car

Public Transportation
Port City Trolley - a free downtown trolley | 910-343-0106
WAVE Transit - a bus | 910-343-0106

Rental Cars
Avis / Budget | 910-763-1993
Enterprise | 910-397-9110
Hertz Rent-A-Car | 910-762-1010
National / Alamo | 844-370-9815
Thrifty / Dollar | 910-343-1411

Taxi Services
A Taxi | 910-208-9075
Angel's Taxi | 910-796-8956
Home James Taxi | 910-200-1654
RSVP Black Car Service | 910-279-7799
Taxi Taxi of Wilmington | 910-833-3333
Transporter | 910-632-7401
Wilmington NC Airport Taxi | 910-504-9002
Wilmington Black Car | 910-377-7327
Bizzy Bee Water Taxi | 910-338-3134
Port City Party Bus | 910-507-0345




Cape Fear Community College Conference Center
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Wilmington, North Carolina
March 23-25, 2023

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Amanda Everhart
University of North Carolina-Greensboro

Jennifer McLean
North Carolina Community College

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