RDU Temporarily Reopens Economy 4 Parking

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) temporarily reopened ParkRDU Economy 4 this morning to provide more parking availability at the airport. The terminal deck (Premier and Central) and Park Economy 3 filled Thanksgiving morning, requiring all guests who did not reserve a space online to park in Economy 4. Economy 4 is only open to drive-up customersRead More

October One of Busiest Months During Pandemic

Airport Releases Strong Financial Results: More than 930,000 passengers flew through RDU in October, an increase of 154% over the same month last year and a decrease of 27% from October of 2019. It was the second busiest month for passenger traffic at RDU since the pandemic began, behind July of this year. “It’s encouragingRead More

RDU Expects Triple-Digit Spike in Holiday Traffic

Authority to Make Parking Adjustments in Advance of Busy Travel Period: RDU expects to welcome more than 234,000 passengers from Monday through Sunday of Thanksgiving week, a 129% increase over the same week in 2020. RDU anticipates Sunday being the busiest day of the week, with 44,000 people traveling in a single day. “Our projectionsRead More

Triangle Takeoff Coalition Wins Top PR Honors

“Carry On” Campaign Named Best for Medium-Sized Airport The Triangle Takeoff Coalition’s “Carry On” multimedia campaign has earned top honors for best Overall Public Relations Program for a medium-sized airport. Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) announced the first-place award Sunday at its annual trade association conference in Reno, Nev. The coalition is an alliance ofRead More

Passenger Traffic Suggests Declining Impact of Delta Variant

RDU Offering Incentives to Recruit New International Flights RDU saw higher than expected passenger traffic in September, with 802,000 total passengers flying through the airport. That number was 8% above the forecast due to an unexpected increase in traffic. “Passenger traffic at RDU outpaced the national recovery in September, which is a really great signRead More