Triangle Impact Challenge Winners Announced

Some of the Research Triangle’s most innovative minds were named winners of the Triangle Impact Challenge 2021: FlyRDU on Wednesday. During the challenge, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) worked with Duke University, North Carolina Central University, N.C. State University, UNC-Chapel Hill and RTI International to improve the air travel experience by finding more ways to keepRead More

Former RDU Board Members and Acting Chair Oppose Residential Development in Noisiest Areas of Morrisville

Former members and chairs of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority (RDUAA) Board wrote to the Morrisville Town Council Tuesday to oppose an amendment to the town’s draft Land Use Plan. The change would authorize multi-family residential development within the Airport Overly District (AOD), an area where such development has been banned for decades due to concernsRead 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

A Message of Gratitude

It was a turbulent year at Raleigh-Durham International Airport as the demand for air travel plunged to unprecedented lows amid the global health crisis. The Airport Authority responded quickly by adopting a survival budget designed to keep the lights on during the pandemic, cutting spending by nearly half and deferring $96 million in construction projects.Read More

RDU Experiences Bump in Traffic Over Thanksgiving Holiday

Every year, airports and airlines eagerly await passenger data from the Thanksgiving holiday travel period. With airline passenger numbers trending 70% below the same period a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines were hopeful that pent-up demand and increased travel flexibility would incentivize Americans to fly over the Thanksgiving holiday, leading several airlinesRead More