First Flight Airport is a public-use airstrip in the heart of Kill Devil Hills. Owned by the National Park Service, it's adjacent to the Wright Brothers National Memorial, the exact place where modern flight began. The single asphalt runway measures 3,000 feet by 60 feet. A maximum of 24 hours parking is allowed, with no more than two overnight stays per month. Restroom facilities are on-site, and there's an unstaffed pilot's lounge. Fuel is not available at this airstrip.
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First Flight Airport
1000 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 8, Kill Devil Hills