RDU Airlines Increase Passenger Safety Measures

Airlines to Enforce Strict Face Covering Requirements Airlines continue to strengthen the steps they are taking to protect passenger health throughout their trip. Travelers will notice new signage, hand sanitizer stations and plexiglass shields at ticket and gate counters. Kiosks, queue lines and seating areas are arranged to accommodate social distancing. Airlines are conducting moreRead More

New Task Force to Study Best Ways to Protect Health at the Airport

RDU Passenger Traffic Sees 12th Straight Week of Growth The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority has assembled a task force of experts from the university, non-profit, technology and biotech communities to help guide RDU’s actions to prevent the spread of communicable disease at the airport. “This outstanding group of experts will guide RDU as we evaluate theRead More

#FlyConfident Video Showcases the New RDU Travel Experience

 A video released by RDU this week shows travelers the new health and safety practices at the airport to protect against COVID-19. The #FlyConfident video, produced by Raleigh-based Amazing Studios, allows viewers to observe the new travel experience by following a passenger through the airport. The video captures the new health and safety measuresRead More

RDU Begins Restoration of Secondary Runway

RDU closed its secondary runway, 5R/23L, on Monday, July 6 for crews to begin making pavement repairs. Although it is safe for flying, deteriorating pavement on 5R/23L is being replaced to maintain the integrity of the runway. All commercial flights will use RDU’s primary runway, 5L/23R, until the secondary runway reopens. As part of aRead More

RDU and TSA Offer Travel Tips Ahead of Holiday Weekend

Enhanced Health and Safety Measures are in Place With the holiday weekend approaching, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are providing travel tips and a description of recent changes the airport and federal agency have made to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. RDU has seen modest but steady growth inRead More