Passenger Growth Sets Record at RDU

Board Approves $10 million FAA Grant, Discusses T2 Checkpoint Expansion Passenger volume at RDU hit an all-time high in June, with more than 679,000 travelers boarding flights throughout the month – a 10.6 percent increase over June 2018. “We are pleased to see a record number of passengers choosing RDU for business and leisure travel,”Read More

May Enplanements at RDU Grow 11.4 Percent

Airport Authority Focused On Queueing Improvements Passenger volume at RDU rose sharply again during May, with 653,769 enplaned travelers over the course of the month – an 11.4 percent increase over departing passengers in May 2018. As travelers observe lengthier lines at the security checkpoint – particularly during peak travel times such as early morning,Read More

ICYMI – Washington Examiner Opinion: The First Step to Fixing Busy Airports This Summer

The following opinion-editorial by Airports Council International – North America President and CEO Kevin M. Burke underscores the need for Congress to modernize the way airports are funded. In the column, Burke mentions Raleigh-Durham International Airport as an example of an airport working to reduce passenger wait times. Airport Authority President and CEO Michael LandguthRead More

Observation Park Temporary Closure

Airport to temporarily close Observation Park for nearby airfield construction  Airport officials will close Observation Park Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21 for airfield construction that will occur in close proximity to the site. The park will reopen to the public Saturday, June 22. Read more about RDU’s Refresh campaign here. RDU’s popular ObservationRead More

Baggage System Causing Delays at RDU Terminal 2

4:30 p.m. update: The mechanical issue that disabled the baggage conveyor system was repaired and the system was restored to full operation at 4 p.m. Passengers Are Encouraged to Arrive Early for Departing Flights Airport officials apologize for inconveniences caused by a baggage conveyor belt mechanical issue at RDU that is creating delays for passengersRead More