Airport Amenities

With rocking chairs, places to grab a local craft brew and a bite, and welcoming, friendly staff….the pace is just more relaxed at ILM.  Which means you will be too.

Lounge & Restaurant: ILM offers food, beverage and gift options both pre – and post security. *Please visit our COVID-19 information page for the most up to date restaurant/bar hours.

  • Arrivals Lounge, CoPilot Coffee, is located pre-security and serves coffee, sandwiches, baked goods, grab-and-go items, and small gifts. 7 days/week: 8am- 5pm.

  • Radar Bar and Jet Stream Burger Bar are located just beyond the TSA security point. Depart ILM  with one last local experience in the sit down restaurant.  Jet Stream Burgers & Radar Bar features local craft beers from around the Wilmington area, hearty salads, wraps, fish tacos, burgers, country ribs and sweet potato fries. 7 days/week: 10am – 6pm.

  • Tailwind Bar & Grille/Wheels Up Pizza  located in the gate area. Offers made-to-order pizza, sandwiches, burgers, fresh grab and go, along with a full service bar. 7 days/week: 4am- to last departing flight boards.

  • Gift Shop Kiosk that also sells grab and go salads, yogurt and fruit cups, gourmet sandwiches and beverages is also located in the gate area. 7 days/week 4am to last departing flight boards.

  • A news and gift kiosk is also located in the gate area.

For more information on ILM’s Concessions, please contact: Tailwind Deli News and Gifts Inc. (910) 343-9881

Wi-Fi: Complementary Wi-Fi is accessible for all of ILM’s guests.  Please use the “Fly ILM” network.  You will encounter a gated pop-up, in which you will have to agree to the terms and services to access the network.  For any issues regarding our Complementary Wi-Fi service, please contact us.

Information Desk: Our information desk is staffed by a dedicated team of volunteers. These volunteers act as ambassadors to the airport and the greater Wilmington community.  They can help answer common travel questions and provide area information. Have a question? Contact the information desk at 910-341-4125. Interesting in volunteering at ILM? Visit our careers & volunteers page.

Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame:  The GWSHOF honors people who, by their excellence in the world of sport, have brought recognition and esteem to themselves and the Greater Wilmington area. Plaques showcasing the inductees, from 2005-present, adorn the walls in ILM airport, alongside the baggage claim and rental car areas.

Baggage Carts: Baggage carts are available for rent in the Baggage Claim area.  Please see the SmartCarte vending machine located inthe Baggage Claim area.

Car Seat Checks: If you’re traveling with little ones, you can conveniently check the safety of your car seat before leaving the airport and heading to your final destination. The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) is first airport in the state of NC to have a permanent checking station on-site.  This program is offered as a courtesy, free of charge, to travelers and the community.   ILM Technicians are certified to help safely and correctly install car seats.  Hours of Operation are: Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon: 5am-1pm and Tues, Wed, Thurs: 5am-1pm, 4pm-12am.  In the event a flight is delayed past midnight, car seat checking hours will be extended past midnight to provide service. Appointments aren’t necessary, but the firefighters always appreciate a heads up. 910.341.4336.

Pet Area: Travelers need the best services possible and when you have your pets traveling with you we provide a designated area for the comfort of your traveling pet. The areas are on the left and right of the airport entrance in the grass area. Please note, pets are not allowed inside the terminal, unless they are service animals.

Baby Changing Tables and Private Nursing Area for Mothers: Family rooms are available in the rest room areas, located both pre- and post-security. One Baby Changing Room before security has a chair for nursing mothers.

Electronic Charging Stations: Electronic charging stations are located in the gate area.  Please look for the “Plug In. Power Up” signage next to areas that have charging stations.

ATM Machines: Two BB&T ATM Machines are located in airport.  The pre-security ATM is located by the mail boxes behind the Information Desk.  The post-security ATM is located on the right-hand side after entering the gate area.

US Postal Service, FedEx, and UPS: For mail drop off services, please find the drop boxes located in the atrium of the main terminal.

Lost and Found: For information on Lost and Found items, please call (910) 341-4336.

Art Gallery: The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) and the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County have an unique collaboration; showcasing the arts in Southeastern NC.  Due to the terminal expansion project, the gallery space in the airport, which showcases many of the talented local artists, is temporarily closed.  However, we look forward to showcasing the arts again once the expansion is complete.

Putting Green: Due to the terminal expansion project, the putting green, is temporarily closed.

Historical Area: Due to the terminal expansion project, the historical area, is temporarily closed.