Norfolk International Airport (ORF)
Annual Passengers: 3.6 million
Airlines: Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United
The Norfolk International Airport serves a wide area throughout Coastal Virginia, including the cities of Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hampton, & Newport News. The area is a popular vacation destination with millions of visitors spending $5.1 Billion each year, supporting 48,000 jobs in the tourism industry. The Port of Virginia is one of the largest Suez-class ports on the East Coast and is a vital hub for international commerce.
Located where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, Norfolk is the home of important economic institutions, major universities, the world’s largest naval base, Naval Station Norfolk, and NATO Allied Command Transformation headquarters. The city is also home to cultural organizations including the Virginia Arts Festival, Virginia International Tattoo, Virginia Symphony, Virginia Opera, and Chrysler Museum of Art.
With a rich history, mouth-watering restaurant scene, and an assortment of entertainment options, it’s no surprise Norfolk was voted Travel and Leisure’s Favorite American City for 2018.
- Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc
- Sentara Healthcare
- Norfolk Naval Shipyard
- Riverside Health System
- NASA Langley Research Center
- Old Dominion University
- The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation