Frontier Airlines Announces Nonstop Service to San Diego on August 15

RDU Airport, N.C. – Sun and fun in San Diego is finally a nonstop flight away. Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s most sought after nonstop destination will be served by Frontier Airlines beginning on August 15. The airline announced the route during a nationwide release of new destinationsthroughout their network on June 5. “San Diego is our current topRead More

A Record Crushing Year: 11.6 Million People Fly Through RDU In 2017

RDU Airport, N.C. – More people than ever before traveled through Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) during 2017, breaking last year’s record by a half-million people. RDU counted 11.6 million total passengers (arriving/departing) in 2017, a 5.6 percent increase compared to 2016. “We are grateful that Central North Carolina is responding so well to new flightsRead More

RDU’s Top Stories of 2017

2017 was a record-breaking year for Raleigh-Durham International Airport and 2018 is already promising to be the best year yet! But, before we get too far into the new year, let’s take a look at some of our biggest stories of 2017. Plus, earn your “aviation geek” status by packing away the fun facts below!Read More

RDU’s Future Has Arrived – FAA Approves Airport Layout Plan

RDU Airport, N.C. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority’s Airport Layout Plan (ALP), marking the final step in the airport’s master planning process. The decision allows the Airport Authority to begin work on more than $2.7 billion in aviation infrastructure and amenities identified in the Vision 2040 Master Plan.Read More

From Gift Wrapping to Holiday Music, Joy Takes Flight at RDU!

As the holiday season comes to its peak, spirits are bright at RDU! Throughout the week leading up to December 25th, the airport will offer a variety of seasonal treats that will fill the concourse with good cheer. For the first time ever and as part of our Joy Takes Flight Campaign, we’re offering complimentaryRead More