RDU Prepares for Blast of Winter Weather 

With a blast of bitter cold temperatures and a chance of a wintry mix on the way, RDU is taking steps to avoid disruptions to airport operations. Team RDU is mobilizing airport and contract employees for winter weather duty, including clearing runways, taxiways, roads and sidewalks throughout the storm and responding to slick spots.  Read More

Flying From RDU To Iceland? Here Are 4 Must-Try Activities.

As Raleigh-Durham International Airport prepares to celebrate Icelandair’s debut service to Reykjavik, Iceland, RDU flyers already are planning their trips to the Land of Fire and Ice. Icelandair’s nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to Reykjavik (KEF) begins May 12. Tickets are on sale now. Not sure what to see when you visit Iceland? Here areRead More

RDU Closes Economy 4 Parking

Shuttle Service Will Continue for Customers Already Parked There RDU closed the Economy 4 parking lot Friday after regaining adequate capacity in Central, Premier and Economy 3. The parking deck (Premier and Central) and Park Economy 3 reached capacity on Thanksgiving morning, requiring all guests who did not reserve a space online to park inRead More

New International Travel Requirements Go Into Effect

Vaccinations: Under a federal policy that begins Nov. 8, foreign nationals flying to the United States must be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination prior to boarding a U.S.-bound airplane. The new international air travel policy will also require other COVID-19 mitigation strategies – enhanced testing, contact tracing and masking. Children under 18 areRead More

Authority Looks to Extend Lease Agreement with Fixed-Based Operators

RDU enjoys a vibrant General Aviation community that is managed by two Fixed-Based Operators, or FBOs for short. Both FBOs support the needs of private aviation for the Research Triangle Region and continue to thrive at RDU. The current FBO lease with the Authority is set to expire March 31, 2022. The Authority and itsRead More