General Aviation

Did you know that you can learn to fly at ILM?  Our Fixed Base Operator and SeaHawk Aviation offers flying lessons with plans and pricing to fit your schedule and budget!  For more information, please contact via information below:

Fixed Base Operator

Air Wilmington

Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Services include:

  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Aircraft Cleaning Services
  • Charter Service
  • Fueling (Including Customs Ramp)
  • Flying Lessons
  • GPU
  • Hanger Storage
  • Lavatory Service
  • Potable Water
  • Tiedown Services

SeaHawk Aviation 
SeaHawk Aviation, Inc. is a full service aircraft maintenance facility located just off of Taxiway November at the Wilmington International Airport (ILM). SeaHawk Aviation specializes in aircraft maintenance, aviation parts and supplies, avionics services, insurance, flight training, and much more.

Please contact the FBO directly for catering opportunities and orders.

In addition to the FBO, ILM has tie down spots available on a first come first served basis. These tie downs are available for based aircraft customers only (no transient aircraft) and require the aircraft owner to agree to and sign a tie down agreement. The agreement is month to month and the cost is $75 a month. Owners or operators of the aircraft must possess an ILM Airport ID Card.

ILM maintains a state of the art separate International Terminal providing a full service Federal Inspection Station (FIS) to clear international flights. This facility meets the new US Customs requirements. Unique amenities offered in this new facility include ease of processing and clearance, a luxurious waiting lounge with complimentary WIFI, a pilot lounge and rest area and outside pet area. Learn more about our Customs Facility.