Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Welcome Sun Country Airlines

Sun Country will be RDU’s 11th Airline Sun Country Airlines announced today that it will launch nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) on Friday, May 14. Sun Country Airlines will be the eleventh commercial service airline operating at RDU. “Sun Country is an established airline known for providingRead More

RDU Served 4.9 Million Travelers in 2020, a 66% Decrease from 2019

Airport Authority Welcomes New Chair and Board Member Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) closed 2020 with 66% fewer passengers than 2019 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of nearly 4.9 million passengers flew through RDU during the last calendar year, compared to a record-setting 14.2 million in 2019. The last time RDU servedRead More

RDU’s $15.1 Billion Impact Powers Regional Economy

                    Report Shows Airport is Poised to Lead Triangle’s Economic Recovery: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) contributed more than $15.1 billion to the economy and supported nearly 100,000 local and regional jobs in 2019, according to an analysis from N.C. State University’s Institute for Transportation Research andRead More


In early 2020, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) was on track for another year of record-setting growth, with predictions the airport would serve 15 million travelers compared to 14.2 million in 2019. With the onset of the global health crisis, demand for air travel plunged to historic lows. In April, passenger traffic at RDU dropped toRead More

JetBlue Announces Seven New Destinations Coming to RDU

JetBlue Announces Seven New Destinations Coming to RDU Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is encouraging anyone who flies over the holidays to travel smart throughout their trip by following public health guidelines. The airport expects a slight bump in passenger traffic the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s, although traffic will still be dramatically lower thanRead More