51 Months of Growth: RDU Continues To Set Air Service Records

Board approves contracts for significant airport enhancements   RDU Airport, NC – Raleigh-Durham International Airport marked 51 consecutive months of growth and a new all-time record as 586,622 people boarded airplanes during the month, the highest monthly total in our history. The record was announced during today’s regular monthly meeting of the Airport Authority board.Read More

Frontier Airlines Announces Nonstop Service to San Diego on August 15

RDU Airport, N.C. – Sun and fun in San Diego is finally a nonstop flight away. Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s most sought after nonstop destination will be served by Frontier Airlines beginning on August 15. The airline announced the route during a nationwide release of new destinationsthroughout their network on June 5. “San Diego is our current topRead More

A Record Crushing Year: 11.6 Million People Fly Through RDU In 2017

RDU Airport, N.C. – More people than ever before traveled through Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) during 2017, breaking last year’s record by a half-million people. RDU counted 11.6 million total passengers (arriving/departing) in 2017, a 5.6 percent increase compared to 2016. “We are grateful that Central North Carolina is responding so well to new flightsRead More

RDU’s Future Has Arrived – FAA Approves Airport Layout Plan

RDU Airport, N.C. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority’s Airport Layout Plan (ALP), marking the final step in the airport’s master planning process. The decision allows the Airport Authority to begin work on more than $2.7 billion in aviation infrastructure and amenities identified in the Vision 2040 Master Plan.Read More

Airport Authority Moves Forward With Wake County Land Lease Proposal

RDU Airport, N.C. – During its monthly meeting today, the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Board received an update on staff plans to take the next step toward accepting Wake County’s offer to lease two tracts of airport property, totaling approximately 150 acres. The proposal was one of three received during the Airport Authority’s recent request forRead More