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Drive Times

  • Convenient drives to Raleigh (1 hour), Greensboro (2.5 hours), Charlotte (4 hours), Norfolk, VA (2 hours), Charleston, SC (5 hours)
  • I-95 is only 30 minutes away via US-264 (future interstate I-587)
  • A 30-minute drive to the Amtrak Station

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Pitt-Greenville Airport (PGV)

  • American Airlines serves PGV with daily commercial flights to Charlotte, with worldwide connections
  • PGV’s terminal has two skyways, meeting rooms, wi-fi, and exceptional passenger convenience
  • Charter flights and general aviation: corporate hangars are available

Deepwater Ports

  • Ranks second in U.S. for rubber imports, second to New Orleans
  • Direct highway access via US 70 and NC 43
  • Rail access via Norfolk Southern and CSX
Port of Wilmington (117 miles)
  • Full-service deep water port and marine terminal
  • Rail access via Norfolk Southern and CSX
  • Deck height averages 12 ft. above mean low water
  • Facility can outload over 800 tons per hour with a 70,000 ton storage capacity
Port of Norfolk (121 miles)
  • 50 foot inbound/outbound shipping channels
  • Direct highway access via US 13 and NC 11
  • Rail access via Norfolk Southern and CSX

East Carolina University is closely aligned with the community and region we call home, and we accept the challenges of eastern North Carolina as our own. We are 'open for business' collaborating daily with our education, industry, government, military and community partners. Whether preparing an innovation workforce, fueling new science and technologies, launching young entrepreneurs, creating new products, strengthening communities, or supporting job and investment creation, we remain committed economic development partners.