Apex, North Carolina is located in Wake County which is situated within the Research Triangle area. Apex is less than 30 minutes from 3 Tier 1 Research Universities: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University and Duke University. It is 15 miles from RDU International Airport which is home to nine commercial air carriers and their regional partners. Combined, they fly customers to more than 40 destinations on 400 flights daily. Lastly, Apex is located less than 20 minutes from the prestigious Research Triangle Park placing innovation and creativity at the fingertips of any business that chooses to locate in Apex.