Media at RDU

RDU Media Resources

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority’s Department of Communications and Community Affairs works with media outlets each day on stories about Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Below are some resources for covering stories at RDU.

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Marketing Communications Department
The Airport Authority’s Marketing Communications Department provides information on the following:

Media Contacts
During business hours, please call the following contacts:

  • Andrew Sawyer
    External Communications Specialist
    (919) 840-7706

For media inquiries after hours or on weekends and holidays, page (919) 981-2135 to reach our on-call representative.

Other Public Affairs Numbers
Several federal agencies have jurisdiction over various operational aspects of Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Below are their public affairs contact numbers.

  • Federal Aviation Administration
    The FAA handles inquiries related to air traffic control at Raleigh-Durham International Airport including specific aircraft operations and flight delays in the national system.
    Southern Region: (404) 305-5100
    National Headquarters: (202) 267-7311
  • Transportation Security Administration
    The TSA handles inquiries related to the security screening process at RDU.
    Public Affairs Office: (571) 227-2829
    After Hours: (877) 632-7327
    Regional Public Affairs Office: (404) 460-2282
  • National Transportation Safety Board
    The NTSB handles inquiries related to major aircraft incidents.
    National Headquarters: (202) 314-6100

Other Agencies

  • Air Transport Association: (202) 626-4172
  • Association of Flight Attendants: (202) 328-5400
  • Airline Pilots Association: (703) 481-4440