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Parking Ticket Information at RDU

Payment of Fees and Resolution of Violations

  • Payment by Mail
    Pay by personal check or money order made payable to the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and mail to:

Attn: Ordinance Violation
PO Box 63240
Charlotte, NC 28263-3240

Please be sure to list the RDU Traffic Ordinance Violation Ticket Number or include a copy of the ticket with your payment.

  • Payment in Person:
    You may pay in person by personal check or money order made payable to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport Authority. Credit and Debit cards also accepted.

RDU Airport Operations Center, 1st Floor
1050 Cargo Drive
RDU Airport, NC 27623

The RDU Airport Operations Center is located directly across the road from the entrance to the RDU Parking Garage. The RDU Police Department is also in this building. Payment in person will only be accepted Monday-Friday during regular business hours (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)


The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Ground Transportation staff can be reached at 919-840-7530.

Process to Appeal Charges or Violations

If you wish to appeal the fees, charges or penalties assessed for the noted violation you must request so in writing. Submit a clear and complete written statement describing your situation. Mail your statement and any supporting evidence within five (5) days from the date of issuance of the charge(s) to:

Airport Authority Appeals Officer
PO Box 80001
RDU Airport, NC 27623-0001

Appeals statements may be submitted by email to the RDU appeals office.

The Appeals Officer shall determine if the ticket was issued in accordance with the procedures set forth in Chapter 11 Traffic and Parking Ordinance. If it was not issued in accordance with the ordinance the ticket shall be dismissed. If the ticket was determined to be issued in accordance with the ordinance, you will be informed in writing and will have five (5) days in which to pay the fee.

Note: If the amount due is not paid within twenty (20) days from the date of issuance or appeal determination, an administrative fee of $50 will be added to the amount owed. The penalties and fees due the Airport Authority hereunder shall constitute a lien upon the vehicle, and the Airport Authority may pursue legal means to collect such obligations from you and/or the owner of the vehicle.

Returned checks or money orders will be prosecuted with civil or criminal charges.

Download a Traffic Ordinance Violation Appeals Form or obtain by calling 919-840-7550. The appeals information number is 919-840-7010.