Observation Park Temporary Closure

Airport to temporarily close Observation Park for nearby airfield construction 

Airport officials will close Observation Park Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21 for airfield construction that will occur in close proximity to the site. The park will reopen to the public Saturday, June 22.

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RDU’s popular Observation Park provides sweeping views of RDU’s primary 10,000-foot runway. Located near the air traffic control tower, the park is free to visit and includes an observation platform complete with pilot-tower radio communications via audio speakers.