Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority

Raleigh-Durham International Airport is governed by the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority, an eight-member board. The Airport Authority was established by the N.C. General Assembly in 1939.

The cities of Durham and Raleigh along with Durham and Wake counties each appoint two members to the board. The Airport Authority is a local government responsible for the development, operation and maintenance of RDU.

Our Vision
To deliver a world-class airport experience

Our Mission
To deliver excellent airport services, facilities and unparalleled customer service

Our Values
Learning, Integrity, Team, Excellence, Respect

Read RDU’s 2022-2026 Strategic Plan (PDF).