Passenger Traffic Suggests Declining Impact of Delta Variant

RDU Offering Incentives to Recruit New International Flights RDU saw higher than expected passenger traffic in September, with 802,000 total passengers flying through the airport. That number was 8% above the forecast due to an unexpected increase in traffic. “Passenger traffic at RDU outpaced the national recovery in September, which is a really great signRead More

RDU Named Top 3 Large Airport For Customer Satisfaction

RDU Moves Up to #3 on J.D. Power List from #9 Last Year RDU is ranked third among large North American airports for Customer Satisfaction in a new study from J.D. Power. RDU was ranked ninth in the same study last year. “We pride ourselves on providing RDU guests with a world-class customer experience andRead More

Strong Labor Day Traffic Marks End of Busy Summer Season

Virtual Food Hall Will Expand Dining Options in Terminal 2 Nearly 116,000 passengers flew through RDU between Friday and Monday of Labor Day weekend, down 33 percent compared to the same travel period in 2019. The busiest day of the holiday weekend was Friday, with more than 35,000 travelers passing through the airport. During theRead More

Authority Looks to Extend Lease Agreement with Fixed-Based Operators

RDU enjoys a vibrant General Aviation community that is managed by two Fixed-Based Operators, or FBOs for short. Both FBOs support the needs of private aviation for the Research Triangle Region and continue to thrive at RDU. The current FBO lease with the Authority is set to expire March 31, 2022. The Authority and itsRead More