RDU Reopens Economy 4 Parking 

Lot Provides Guests with More Parking Options RDU reopened the Economy 4 parking lot today to expand the number of options available to airport guests. The lot, located on International Drive between Lumley Road and John Brantley Blvd., is open to drive-up customers now and will be available for online booking beginning Tues., Sept. 27.Read More

Four New Nonstop Destinations to Launch at RDU in November 

August capped off the busy summer travel season at RDU with 1,075,240 million passengers flying through the airport, an increase of 22% over August 2021. Passenger traffic for the year is at 78% of 2019 levels, an indication leisure travel slowed as summer ended.  “August is the last month of the busy summer travel seasonRead More

RDU Anticipates Busy Labor Day Weekend

Travelers Encouraged to Book Parking in Advance, Arrive Early: RDU expects more than 150,000 passengers to fly through the airport over Labor Day weekend, compared to 128,000 passengers over the same weekend in 2021. That is a 17% year-over-year increase. The busiest day will be Friday, Sept. 2 with an estimated 32,700 travelers.  “RDU airportRead More

RDU Announces New Nonstop Flights to The Bahamas 

Bahamasair Flight to Freeport becomes RDU’s 7th International Route Nonstop flights from RDU to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas will launch this fall when Bahamasair begins service to the tropical destination of Freeport, Grand Bahama with connections to Nassau. Bahamasair will become RDU’s 14th airline and Freeport will be its 7th international destination when service begins inRead More

RDU Passenger Traffic Sets Record for Fourth Month 

Icelandair Expands Seasonal Service :  The busy summer travel season continues to break records at RDU, with the airport hitting a pandemic-era high for the fourth month in a row. 1,106,030 passengers flew through RDU in July, an increase of 3% over June and 14% over July 2021.  “RDU is having its busiest summer since 2020Read More