RDU Continues to Set Passenger Traffic Records in 2024 

Airport to Add More Electric Buses to its Fleet RDU started 2024 with record-setting passenger traffic in January. More than 967,600 travelers flew through the airport last month. That was 10.5% higher than January 2023, and 4.6% higher than January 2019.  “RDU continues to grow in 2024 with the addition of a new airline, newRead More

RDU Announces Direct Flights to Panama City on Copa Airlines 

Route Will Provide a New Gateway to Central and South America and the Caribbean:  RDU will make traveling from the Research Triangle region to Central and South America and the Caribbean easier with direct flights to Tocumen International Airport (PTY) in Panama City, Panama on Copa Airlines. Copa will become RDU’s 18th airline and PanamaRead More

RDU Tops All-Time Passenger Traffic Record

Airport Served 14.5 Million Travelers in 2023 RDU rang out 2023 by breaking the annual passenger traffic record set in 2019. More than 14.5 million travelers flew through RDU last year, compared to the previous high of 14.2 million. 2023 traffic topped 2019 by two percent and 2022 by more than 22 percent. “We areRead More

Frontier Airlines Expanding at RDU with Direct Flights to Milwaukee

Airline Also Adding New Routes to Five More Destinations Frontier Airlines will begin direct service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) to Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in May. The ultra-low fare carrier will also begin nonstop service from RDU to LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, Miami International AirportRead More

RDU Welcomed 1. 2 Million Travelers in November

Airport Exceeded 2019 Traffic for the Month: The Thanksgiving holiday boosted passenger traffic at RDU in November, with 1,259,984 passengers flying through the airport during the month, an increase of 17.8 percent over the same month last year. Passenger traffic was also up 5.7 percent over November 2019, the airport’s busiest year on record.   “WithRead More