Mount Olive is located in Wayne County and on the border of Duplin County and is served by a network of highways with US Highway 117 and US Highway 55, linking Mount Olive to Interstate 40, Interstate 795, Highway 70 Bypass, and the North Carolina Eastern Region’s Global TransPark. CSX rail service enters the industrial area which adjoins the Mount Olive Municipal Airport with our expanded runway. Commercial air service is available in Jacksonville, Wilmington and Raleigh-Durham. Regional Air Service is available at Yeager Field Mount Olive Airport.

Faison is served by Highways 50 and 403, as well as US 117 and I-40. Seaports are located two hours away at Wilmington and Morehead City. Wayne County is also part of the 13-county North Carolina Eastern Region. Economic Development information may be obtained by contacting the Wayne County Development Alliance.

Time Zone: Eastern (-5 GMT)

Distances from Mount Olive to:

Atlanta, GA                 425 miles
Boston, MA                 724 miles
Charlotte, NC              221 miles
Goldsboro, NC             15 miles
New York, NY             511 miles
Norfolk, VA                193 miles
Raleigh, NC                 64 miles
Washington D.C.        287 miles


Yeager Field Mount Olive Airport

Wayne Executive Jetport

Raleigh-Durham International

Kinston Regional Jetport

Fayetteville Regional Airport

Albert J. Ellis Airport, Jacksonville, NC

Wilmington International Airport


CSX Railroad
Norfolk Southern Railroad
Wilson Amtrak Station
Rocky Mount