Departing From RDU

Thank you for choosing Raleigh-Durham International Airport as your gateway to the world. Use these tips to ensure a smooth start to your journey.

Arrive For Your Flight

  • We recommend arriving at least two hours ahead of your flight.
  • The Transportation Security Administration opens the security checkpoint at 4:30 a.m. in both terminals.
  • Contact your airline to find out what time their ticket counter opens.

Locate Your Airline

Choose the Best Parking Option

  • Hourly: Saying goodbye inside? Meeting an arriving passenger?
  • Daily:┬áMore than 10,000 spaces within a 5 minute walk of the terminal
  • Park & Ride: Low cost, economy parking opportunities

Assistance and Services

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