Road Construction Will Close Aviation Parkway Exit from I-40 East

Detour Near RDU Begins This Weekend If you plan to travel to RDU from Interstate 40 East during the next two months, be prepared to add extra time to your trip. Road closures at the I-40-Aviation Parkway interchange will start this weekend when N.C. Department of Transportation crews begin realigning the parkway. Travelers to RDURead More

How Do Airlines Decide Where to Fly?

2019 was another year of tremendous growth for RDU. Total passenger traffic was more than 14.2 million for the year – an 11% increase over the previous year, setting a new all-time passenger traffic record. Over the course of the year, RDU’s airline partners launched 31 new routes, including nine to previously unserved destinations, and sevenRead More

Terminal 2 Baggage Handling System Gets an Upgrade

New Updates to a System That Dates Back a Dozen Years Bags are moving more efficiently and reliably in Terminal 2 thanks to a recent upgrade of the baggage handling control system. The system underwent final testing, received TSA approval and went live in January. The $3 million project began in late 2017, with constructionRead More

Update: CDC Confirms Passenger Tested Negative for Coronavirus

Jan. 25: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirms the passenger tested negative for coronavirus. For more information, visit the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services news release: Test Results Negative for Possible Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in North Carolina Jan. 24: RDU Passenger Under Investigation for Coronavirus The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority was notifiedRead More

Forging Ahead On Vision 2040

The number of people flying through RDU continues to soar with 14.2 million passengers served in 2019, 11% more than the previous year. The airport’s Vision 2040 master plan outlines the new facilities and infrastructure needed to accommodate more people and additional flights. We’re already hard at work on several capital projects and have madeRead More