1000 North Croatan Highway
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Wright Brothers National Memorial is located at mile post 7.5 on U.S. Highway 158, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
The Norfolk, Va. Airport (100 miles distance) and the Raleigh-Durham, N.C. Airport (200 miles distance) offer commercial airline service.
The Manteo, N.C. Airport (MQI) services private aircraft.
First Flight Airstrip located at the Memorial is available for air travelers. Use is limited to daylight hours.
Did You Know?
Although the town of Kitty Hawk is always associated with the exploits of the Wright brothers, most of their flying experiments took place about 4 miles to the south on the sands of Kill Devil Hills. The town of Kill Devil Hills, where the memorial is located, was incorporated in 1953.