For those arriving by air, the nearest airport is Kinston, North Carolina, which is 28 miles east of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is located about 70 miles west of the base. Commercial transportation from both terminals is available at a cost: approximately $120.00 for a taxi or limousine service.
The Raleigh-Durham International Airport also has a USO facility for armed forced personnel and their families. Located at the northern end of Terminal A, the USO provides a safe, inviting atmosphere where one can enjoy a free snack, relax while watching TV, surf the internet, or just pass the time playing cards while waiting for ground transportation to Seymour Johnson AFB. Limousine Service Limousine service that provides transportation from Raleigh Durham International Airport to Seymour Johnson AFB is Starlight Limousines, Inc. They can be reached at 252-566-3100. Because of the high cost of ground transportation, it is highly recommended that you coordinate with your sponsor and have them arrange to meet you at the airport and transport you to SJAFB.
If you are driving from the Raleigh/Durham airport, take Interstate 40 East for approximately 10 miles. Stay in the left lane and exit onto Interstate 440 East, Goldsboro. Then exit onto Highway 70 East to Goldsboro. Once into Goldsboro, take the exit to Seymour Johnson AFB (still on Hwy 70 East), then exit at the Seymour Johnson/Snow Hill exit. This will take onto Berkeley Boulevard, which will lead you directly into the Main Gate of the base. The Welcome Center is on the right, just outside the gate.
If you are driving from the Kinston Jetport, exit on to Highway 70 West to the Goldsboro exit. This will take you onto Berkeley Boulevard, which will lead you directly into the Main Gate of the Base. Again, the Welcome Center is on the right, just outside the gate.
Trailways and Greyhound bus lines also offer service to Goldsboro. If you have not notified your sponsor to meet you or cannot reach him/her, the following taxicabs will, but the cost is expensive.