Hours of Operation

  • What time does the airport open?
    The airport is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • What time do the ticket counters open?
    Most ticket counters open at about 4:30 a.m. Contact your airline for specific operating schedules.
  • What time do the security checkpoints open?
    The security checkpoint opens at 4 a.m. in both terminals. Learn about navigating security at RDU.
  • How much time should I allow myself to make my flight?
    Please allow two hours for parking, airline check-in and security screening.
  • When do the shops at RDU open?
    Many of The Shops of RDU are open 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. The Starbucks located pre-security in Terminal 2 is open 24/7, 365 days per year. Explore the Shops of RDU to learn more.
  • What are the hours of the meditation room?
    The meditation room is located in the Terminal 2 Ticketing Lobby. It is open 24/7, 365 days per year.