The closest airport is Craven County Regional Airport (CCRA) in New Bern (45 min drive). This airport is also called New Bern airport and the airport code is EWN. USAir and Midway fly in.
A slightly larger airport is located outside of Jacksonville, North Carolina (90 min drive). The airport is also called the Albert Ellis Airport and the airport code is OAJ. This airport has jet service and USAir and Delta fly in.
Rental Cars at the New Bern Airport
Below are some local numbers for car rentals. All are located at New Bern Airport (a.k.a. Craven County Regional Airport).
Avis - local phone: 252-637-2130; toll free: 1-800-831-2847
Hertz - local phone: 252-637-3021; toll free: 1-800-654-3131
National - local phone: 252-637-5241; toll free: 1-800-227-7368