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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

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