RDU Named Top Five Large Airport for Traveler Satisfaction

RDU was ranked one of the top five large airports for customer satisfaction in the latest J.D. Power North America Airport Satisfaction Study. The airport was named fourth in 2022, its second consecutive year in the top five and fourth consecutive year in the top 10. “We are honored travelers consider RDU one of theRead More

Passenger Traffic Suggests Declining Impact of Delta Variant

RDU Offering Incentives to Recruit New International Flights RDU saw higher than expected passenger traffic in September, with 802,000 total passengers flying through the airport. That number was 8% above the forecast due to an unexpected increase in traffic. “Passenger traffic at RDU outpaced the national recovery in September, which is a really great signRead More

Authority Looks to Extend Lease Agreement with Fixed-Based Operators

RDU enjoys a vibrant General Aviation community that is managed by two Fixed-Based Operators, or FBOs for short. Both FBOs support the needs of private aviation for the Research Triangle Region and continue to thrive at RDU. The current FBO lease with the Authority is set to expire March 31, 2022. The Authority and itsRead More

RDU Preparing to Replace Its Longest Runway

RDU is entering the beginning stages of its most significant and dynamic airport infrastructure project, the proposed replacement of Runway 5L/23R, the airport’s primary commercial runway. The Authority is working with a consultant team in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA). The team will soon publish a publicRead More