Statement from Dickie Thompson, Raleigh City Council member and a City of Raleigh appointee to the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority’s Board of Directors

The Raleigh City Council has entrusted me with the privilege of representing the City of Raleigh on the Airport Authority’s Board of Directors since 2012. This position has given me an insider’s look at the funding challenges RDU faces in its efforts to keep pace with our region’s exponential growth, as well as the optionsRead More

RDU Opens Two New Security Checkpoint Lanes in Terminal 2

New Lanes Will Keep Pace with Increased Passenger Volume Raleigh-Durham International Airport has opened two new security checkpoint lanes in Terminal 2 to accommodate the increasing number of passengers flying through the airport. Passenger volume increased by 6.2 percent in April, with 571,694 passengers boarding flights at RDU for the month. The Terminal 2 checkpointRead More

RDU’s April Passenger Volume Increases by More Than 6 Percent

Raleigh Brewing Tavern to Open in Terminal 1 571,694 passengers boarded flights at RDU in April, representing a 6.2 percent increase over the same month last year. “We are pleased that passengers continue to choose RDU but that growth comes with challenges,” said Michael Landguth, president and CEO of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. “We areRead More

Road Construction Planned at RDU This Weekend

Passengers Encouraged to Arrive Early to Navigate Airport Traffic Road construction and closures are planned for May 17 – 19 on the campus of Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The left lanes on inbound John Brantley Blvd. will be closed beginning Friday at 9 p.m. and ending on Sunday at 3 p.m. Passengers are encouraged to arriveRead More

Record Number of Passengers Expected at RDU This Weekend

Mother’s Day and College Graduations Cause Spike in Air Travel Raleigh-Durham International Airport expects a record number of passengers between Thursday and Monday as travelers celebrate college graduations and Mother’s Day weekend. More than 40,000 daily passengers are projected at RDU on Thursday, Friday and Monday, a nearly 13 percent increase over the same daysRead More