RDU Welcomes Third Airline Club to Terminal 2

New United Club Features Modern Décor and Local Cuisine RDU Airport, N.C. – United Airlines customers will have a new place to relax during their travels as RDU welcomes a United Club to Terminal 2. RDU is the first airport in the United Airlines network to add a club in more than a decade. “WeRead More

Correcting the Record on the RDU Land-Lease Agreement

Myth v. Fact on Activist Claims Activists continue to circulate inaccurate and misleading information about a land-lease agreement between the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and a local mining company. RDU contributed $12.6 billion dollars to the regional economy and supported more than 86,000 regional jobs in 2018. The airport is tracking 11 years ahead of growthRead More

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