Outer Banks, NC
Jumpers Away operates at the Dare County Regional Airport—KMQI—located on Roanoke Island, part of
North Carolina’s Outer Banks, or OBX. Dare County includes over 100 miles of wide-open shoreline. The
Outer Banks, of course, are where the Wright Brothers made the first sustained, controllable powered
flights in 1903. Every pilot should visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial and First Flight Airport
(KFFA) on the Outer Banks.
Norfolk International Airport (KORF) is the nearest airport with scheduled air service. Without traffic, it
is a 90-minute drive from ORF to the Outer Banks. From May through August, there will likely be traffic.
For lodging you will find everything from motels to Bed and Breakfasts to Airbnb’s. Lodging on Roanoke
Island, home of the Town of Manteo and the Dare County Regional Airport, is most convenient to the
airport. To plan your visit, go to www.outerbanks.org.