Outer Banks Airlines

Pine Island Registration For Pilots

Interested in Landing at Pine Island?

Pilots Must Register to Use Pine Island

Outer Banks Airlines now manages the Pine Island Airport, and all requests for flying in or out of the airport should be made by completing this form. In order to arrange a landing at Pine Island, you must meet the following terms:

  • Online, email, or written permission required
  • Copy of Liability Insurance Certificate required ($5 million liability minimum) with Turnpike Properties and Outer Banks Airlines additional named insured
  • No parking of aircraft or vehicles
  • Communicate on 122.9, the beach frequency
  • Avoid overflight of wildlife sanctuary west of airstrip
  • Pattern, right traffic R/W 35, left traffic R/W 17

Caution: Beware of drone and kite activity in the pattern and in the area of the USACE Research Pier.  Seasonally there is high volume banner tow and air tour traffic from 500′-1000′ MSL, transitioning the traffic pattern to the east.  We suggest multiple broadcasts before pattern entry.

Pine Island Area AWOS Frequencies

  • FFA 118.075
  • ONX 119.775
  • MQI 128.275

Pine Island Landing Fee Schedule – 2019

  • All turbine and twin-engine aircraft: $200
  • Part 135 recip. single-engine aircraft: $80
  • Part 91 private recip. single-engine aircraft: $140
  • Part 91 commercial recip. single-engine aircraft: $120 under consideration
  • Penalty for unauthorized non-emergency landing: $500 + impoundment

Additional Information



Distances From Pine Island Entrance in Statute Miles

Uber, taxis, 4×4 vehicle rentals and Enterprise car rentals are available through various service providers.


  • The Pine Island Airport entrance is located adjacent to the Hampton Inn & Suites.


  • 5.0 – Corolla
  • 1.7 – Currituck Visitor Center
  • 1.5 – Fire Station/Water Tank
  • 0.3 – Hampton/Audubon Dr.


  • 2.0 – County lines/Duck N City Limit
  • 2.4 – Sanderling Resort
  • 5.4 – CoE Research Pier
  • 5.5 – Duck Fire Station
  • 5.8 – Ships Watch Resort
  • 6.4 – Duck Water tank
  • 7.0 – Aqua Restaurant
  • 8.0 – Southern Shores/Duck S City Limit
  • 11.8 – Main N/S Beaches Intersection & Dare Visitor Center
  • 12.0 – Kitty Hawk Hilton Inn


To request access, you are required to complete the Registration form on this page.

For all other inquiries please contact us.

Outer Banks Airlines
410 Airport Rd
Manteo, NC 27954


Register Now

NOTE: Requests must be made 72 hours in advance of your arrival time. All insurance related documents must be provided as requested.
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    A copy of your Insurance Policy is required in order to land at Pine Island. You must carry a $5 million liability minimum with Turnpike Properties and Outer Banks Airlines additional named insured. No exceptions.