RDU Presents Justification for Perimeter Fencing

Trespassing, Environmental Damage are Critical Considerations Trespassing, criminal activity and environmental damage caused by years of building and using illegal bike trails are key concerns as RDU considers constructing perimeter fencing around airport property. “A perimeter fence would enhance security and keep trespassers off the airport’s land,” said Bill Sandifer, senior vice president and chiefRead More

Thanksgiving Traffic Expected to Set Passenger Record at RDU

Don’t be a Turkey: Arrive Early, Pack Smart The bustling holiday travel season is underway at RDU and more than 290,000 passengers are expected to fly through the airport this week, an approximate three percent increase over the same week last year. Sunday, Dec. 1 could be the busiest day in the airport’s history, withRead More

October Passenger Volume Increases by Double-Digits

RDU Launches Free, Faster Wi-Fi in Terminals RDU continues to experience double-digit growth in passenger volume. 634,000 passengers flew out of RDU last month compared to 574,000 in October 2018, an 11.3 percent year-over-year increase. “As more people fly through RDU, we are continuously looking for ways to improve customer experience,” said Michael Landguth, presidentRead More

REAL ID Requirement Goes Into Effect in 2020

Airline Passengers Using a License for Identification Must Have the New ID to Fly Starting Oct. 1, 2020 The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority (RDU) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are reminding air travelers that enforcement of the REAL ID requirement is less than a year away. Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, airline passengers will need aRead More

Judge Rules in Favor of RDU in Land-Lease Court Case

RDU Airport, N.C. – Wake County Superior Court Judge A. Graham Shirley ruled today in favor of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority in a lawsuit filed by activists who oppose the land-lease agreement between the Authority and Wake Stone Corporation. In the ruling regarding the agreement that would expand an existing quarry on airport property, JudgeRead More