North Carolina - Currituck County Airports

Airport Name

At / Near Town

Type

FAA LID

Year
Opened

Year
Closed

Comments

1) Barco Flight Strip

Currituck

Defunct
Military

-

1942

1946
Currituck County Airport was built by the United States Army Air Force about 1942, and was known as Barco Flight Strip. It was an emergency landing airfield for military aircraft on training flights. It was closed after World War II and was turned over to the state of North Carolina by the War Assets Administration (WAA). The airstrip consisted of a concrete runway 4,000 feet long by 150 feet wide.

2) Cotton Gin Airport

Jarvisburg,
Grandy

Private

NC36

2011

-
Per AirNav - activated 5/2011. Owned and operated by T.L. Wright.

3) Currituck County Regional Airport

Currituck

General
Aviation

ONX

1976

-
Was Currituck County Airport. The Federal Bureau of Public Roads developed the airport for the United States Army Air Force in 1942. See Barco Flight Strip above. In 1972, the county agreed to lease the airport and adjacent property from the state. Per AirNav - activated 6/1976. Owned and operated by Currituck County.

4) Pine Island Airport

Corolla

Private

7NC2

1987

-
Per AirNav - activated 6/1987. Owned by Turnpike Properties, Inc. Currently operated by Outer Banks Airlines.


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