Durham Intl Airport is the international airport located close to Morrisville, Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America. Durham Intl Airport is located on an area of 5000 acres. It operates three runways. Through Durham Intl Airport are served 40 destinations and 372 flights use it day by day. Durham Intl Airport is managed by representatives of Raleigh City and Durham City and those of Wake County and Durham County. This airport close to Morrisville opened in 1929. Since then, Durham Intl Airport is continuously developing and in present is offering even domestic flights. If you travel and you need to stay in Durham Intl Airport for a few hours, take some time to visit the nearby attractions.
Top Attractions within Durham Intl Airport
Bennett Place is a museum also known as Bennett Farm. Is located in Durham, near Morrisville, close to Durham Intl Airport and is the site of the largest surrender of the confederate soldiers when the American Civil War ended on April 26, 1865. You can take a guided tour, as this attraction is great to waste a few hours.
Legends of Harley Drag Racing Museum is located is a small town near Morrisville - Raleigh and is very easy to reach from Durham Intl Airport. This is the creation of Ray Price, a drag racing champion. He gathered and organized a great collection of drag racing motorcycles and also memorabilia from multiple racers. This is the only museum of this type in the world.
Joel Lane House is the former home of the "father of Raleigh", the city in which you can admire the great historical building. This is one of the oldest houses in town and inside it you can admire great collections of artifacts from the 18th century.
North Carolina Museum of Art is located close to Morissville and has a great collection of paintings and sculptures, some even 5000 years old. If you have a few hours between your flights from the Durham Intl Airport, you may see a part of this beautiful museum.