Do Business with RDU

Do Business with RDU

From mom-and-pop shops to nationally-known restaurants and local maintenance vendors to international construction suppliers, the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority partners with companies who wish to do business at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Learn about ongoing opportunities to partner with the Airport Authority:

Food and Retail Leases

RDU’s Concessions department strives to provide the best combination of shopping, dining and passenger services to meet the needs of travelers and other guests at the airport. This includes making available a variety of shops and restaurants that are reflective of our region, as well as nationally-recognized brands. Your business may be just what we’re seeking. To learn more about the process to be selected to operate your business at RDU, visit our concessions redevelopment website.

If you are interested in future food, beverage, retail or specialty service concession opportunities, please complete the vendor registration form found on RDU’s Small Business Contract Compliance System. This form is used for all interested vendors, regardless of size.

Publication Vending Machines

If you have any questions regarding the newspaper vending program at RDU, please contact Zakiya James,

Purchase Orders

Creditworthiness Compliance

Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities

The Authority has adopted Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities to ensure the provision of adequate aeronautical activities at RDU as well as the economic health and orderly development of the Airport.

Any operator of a Commercial Aeronautical Activity, as defined in the Minimum Standards (including FBOs, aviation maintenance providers, flight schools, etc.) must conduct its business and activities in accordance with these standards, including obtaining an Agreement from the Authority in advance of providing such activities. Operators should review the Minimum Standards, provided below, and complete and submit the provided Application.

If you have any questions regarding the Minimum Standards or application, please contact the Senior Director of Commercial Management.