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 top unserved nonstop destination. This is an important West Coast connection for our region with many business, leisure and military ties,” said Michael Landguth, president and CEO of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. “We’re excited that once again Frontier Airlines continues to invest in Raleigh-Durham International Airport and the Triangle community, bringing big comfy jets and really affordable fares for our travelers.”
The Frontier Airlines flight will operate Wednesdays and Saturdays. It will depart RDU at 10:37 a.m. and arrive in San Diego at 1:12 p.m. Pacific time. The return flight departs San Diego at 12:52 p.m. local time and arrives at RDU at 9:24 p.m.
Frontier will fly an Airbus 321 aircraft on the route. Tickets are on sale now, visit www.flyfrontier.com to book your southern California adventure.
About the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority operates Raleigh-Durham International Airport. In 2017, 11.6 million passengers, about 32,000 people per day, flew through RDU. With 58 nonstop destinations and 9 airlines, RDU connects central North Carolina to the people and places that matter most. RDU powers our region’s economy with an $8.5 billion annual economic impact supporting 5,000 on campus and 20,000 regional jobs. RDU has the lowest average airfare of major North Carolina airports and was named the best connected medium hub airport by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s International Center for Aviation in 2016 and 2017. Learn more about the Airport Authority board, including its monthly meetings at rdu.com.