Observation Park Temporary Closure

Airport to temporarily close Observation Park for nearby airfield construction  Airport officials will close Observation Park Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21 for airfield construction that will occur in close proximity to the site. The park will reopen to the public Saturday, June 22. Read more about RDU’s Refresh campaign here. RDU’s popular ObservationRead More

Board Approves Runway and Road Repairs

$2.3 million to be spent on pavement rehabilitation The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority approved a $2.3 million contract for emergency pavement repairs to RDU’s secondary runway, 5R-23L, and a road on campus. The runway and North Fuel Road are safe to use but are cracking with age and in need of repair. The contract with theRead More

RDU Opens Two New Security Checkpoint Lanes in Terminal 2

New Lanes Will Keep Pace with Increased Passenger Volume Raleigh-Durham International Airport has opened two new security checkpoint lanes in Terminal 2 to accommodate the increasing number of passengers flying through the airport. Passenger volume increased by 6.2 percent in April, with 571,694 passengers boarding flights at RDU for the month. The Terminal 2 checkpointRead More

FAA Determines RDU Can Move Forward With Land-Lease

Letter States Federal Release is Not Required The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority received a letter today from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that determines the Authority is authorized to move forward with its land-lease agreement with Wake Stone Corporation. The federal agency determined that the lease does not involve federal funding and will not adversely impactRead More