RDU Facts

Location: Wake County, North Carolina, USA; 11 miles northwest of Raleigh, 10.5 miles southeast of Durham, and 17 miles east-southeast of Chapel Hill
Property: 5,000 acres Elevation: 436 feet above mean sea level
Latitude: 35° - 52° N Longitude: 78° - 47° W
Business
Flights: About 352 daily arrivals and departures
Destinations: 38 destinations served
Airlines: Eight major airlines
Passengers: 9.1 million passengers in 2011
Passenger Profile: 95% non-connecting passengers; 48% business travel, 52% leisure travel
Cargo: 49,000 tons in 2011
Facilities
Terminal Area Parking: 11,700 public parking spaces; Total available Park & Ride spaces year-round: 6,200
Terminal 1: First section opened in 1955. Re-opens 1982, modernized in 2014. Five gates in use.
Terminal 2: First phase opened in Oct. 2008; building completed in January 2011; 36 gates
Runway 5L-23R: Length 10,000 feet x 150 feet wide
Runway 5R-23L: Length 7,500 feet x 150 feet wide; rehabilitated in 2008
Runway 14-32: Length 3,550 feet x 100 feet wide
Observation Park: Opened 1987; renovated in 1996