#FlyConfident Video Showcases the New RDU Travel Experience

 A video released by RDU this week shows travelers the new health and safety practices at the airport to protect against COVID-19. The #FlyConfident video, produced by Raleigh-based Amazing Studios, allows viewers to observe the new travel experience by following a passenger through the airport. The video captures the new health and safety measuresRead More

RDU Begins Restoration of Secondary Runway

RDU closed its secondary runway, 5R/23L, on Monday, July 6 for crews to begin making pavement repairs. Although it is safe for flying, deteriorating pavement on 5R/23L is being replaced to maintain the integrity of the runway. All commercial flights will use RDU’s primary runway, 5L/23R, until the secondary runway reopens. As part of aRead More

RDU Submits Public Comment in Support of Wake Stone Permit

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority submitted public comment Tuesday to the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources regarding Wake Stone Corporation’s application for modification to Permit 92-10. Read the letter here.

Eastbound Airport Boulevard Loop to Close Permanently

Road crews are scheduled to change the way eastbound traffic accesses RDU from I-40 via Airport Boulevard. Beginning at 9 p.m. on Monday, June 22, the loop from I-40 East to eastbound Airport Boulevard (Exit 284B) heading toward the airport will close permanently. Upon closure of the loop, drivers will use the ramp currently markedRead More

Rolling Roadblocks Planned at I-40 and Airport Blvd.

Improvements to the Interstate 40 and Airport Boulevard interchange near RDU will require several slow-rolling roadblocks over the next few weeks. Crews will begin excavating rock on Thursday to allow the contractor to grade the new ramps at the Airport Boulevard interchange. Some of the work will involve blasting to loosen the rock. Slow-rolling roadblocksRead More