The Crystal Coast area is served by airports in Raleigh, Wilmington, Jacksonville, New Bern, and Greeneville .
Coordinates provide the general location for Beaufort inlet. Navigate only using official noaa nautical charts available here.
Latitude: 34°41’38” N
Longitude: 076°39’59” W
Beaufort is less than a three-hour drive from Raleigh, a straight shot on U.S. Highway 70, and only a couple of hours from Greenville, home of East Carolina University.
Interstates 40 and 95 link up with Highway 70, and Highways 17 and 24 meet up to bring travelers from further south on the NC Coast. From the east, a ferry (reservations required) from Ocracoke brings travelers to Highway 70.