RDU’s $15.1 Billion Impact Powers Regional Economy

                    Report Shows Airport is Poised to Lead Triangle’s Economic Recovery: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) contributed more than $15.1 billion to the economy and supported nearly 100,000 local and regional jobs in 2019, according to an analysis from N.C. State University’s Institute for Transportation Research andRead More

RDU Prepares for Blast of Wintry Weather

We’re heating up the hot chocolate and cranking up the snowplows at RDU as the Triangle prepares for its first snowfall of the season! With a blast of bitter cold temperatures and a chance of snow on the way, we are taking steps to avoid disruptions to airport operations. Team RDU is mobilizing airport andRead More


In early 2020, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) was on track for another year of record-setting growth, with predictions the airport would serve 15 million travelers compared to 14.2 million in 2019. With the onset of the global health crisis, demand for air travel plunged to historic lows. In April, passenger traffic at RDU dropped toRead More

JetBlue Announces Seven New Destinations Coming to RDU

JetBlue Announces Seven New Destinations Coming to RDU Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is encouraging anyone who flies over the holidays to travel smart throughout their trip by following public health guidelines. The airport expects a slight bump in passenger traffic the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s, although traffic will still be dramatically lower thanRead More

RDU Expects Modest Increase in Holiday Travelers

Passenger Traffic Expected to Lag Well Behind 2019 Numbers RDU expects a modest increase in passenger volume during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s, but traffic will still be well below 2019 numbers due to the global health crisis. “Travelers who choose to fly over the holidays can fly with confidence knowing that airportsRead More