Growth Continues with New Flights and Construction Projects at RDU

As the fourth quarter of 2018 begins, the number of people boarding planes is up 10.3 percent over 2017. During the month of September, 461,017 passengers departed RDU, a decrease of 0.5 percent when compared to September 2017. This slight decrease is attributed to travel impacts related to Hurricane Florence, which affected an estimated 47,859Read More

This Week at RDU: Salute to Bluegrass Music Series September 24 – 28

The sounds of bluegrass will fill the air in Terminals 1 and 2 this week! As downtown Raleigh welcomes bluegrass bands and performers for the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival, we’re very excited to once again host our annual Salute to Bluegrass Music Series, September 24 through September 28. Throughout the week, enjoy live bluegrass music eachRead More

New Shops on Approach in Terminal 2

Our Terminal 2 retail refresh is near completion and we know you’ll love the new experiences in store. With 15 new shops, many of which are currently open and operating, you’ll definitely want to pack a few extra minutes into your flight plans. 5th & Sunset Operated by: Hudson | Now Open | Gate: D3Read More

Mamava® Suites Now Available for Nursing Moms

New moms asked and we listened! Nursing mothers traveling through the airport will now have dedicated, comfortable, and private space conveniently located in Terminals 1 & 2! Two brand new Mamava Nursing Suites were installed on May 17 and 18 near Gate A-6 in Terminal 1 and at Gate C-8 in Terminal 2. The MamavaRead More

1943 – 2018: Celebrating 75 Years of Commercial Flight at RDU

From 1,160 to 11.6 million annual passengers, RDU has seen incredible growth during its 75 years of commercial air service. On May 1, 1943, the first commercial flight landed at  what was then Raleigh-Durham Army Airfield– a DC-3 aircraft operated by Eastern Airlines and destined for Florida. The flight originated in New York and RDURead More