Single-Day Traffic Record Set During Labor Day Weekend  

RDU Named Top 5 Large Airport in North America by J.D. Power: RDU set a single-day record for passenger traffic over Labor Day weekend. More than 56,100 travelers flew through the airport on Friday, Sept. 1, with TSA reporting it was busiest day on record at RDU. The airport served 226,678 passengers from Thursday, Aug.Read More

RDU Welcomes Lufthansa and Nonstop Service to Germany 

Frankfurt Route to Fly Five Days a Week Beginning June 2024: Lufthansa will begin nonstop service to Frankfurt in 2024, giving Triangle-area travelers easy access to Germany and beyond with streamlined connections to Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa and more.   “This is an exciting day at RDU as we welcome Lufthansa to the Raleigh-DurhamRead More

FAA Authorizes RDU to Replace its Primary Runway 

Replacement Runway is the Airport’s Signature Capital Project: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has authorized the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority to seek final permits and begin construction on the replacement of Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s (RDU) primary runway, 5L/23R. The FAA issued a Record of Decision and Finding of No Significant Impact on Aug. 31.   “RDU’s newRead More

RDU Expects Record Travel Over Labor Day Weekend

More than 225,000 Passengers Expected to Fly Over 225,200 passengers are expected to fly through RDU from Aug. 31 – Sept. 4, exceeding record passenger traffic set in 2019. The projections would mark an increase of 31% over 2022 and 24% over 2019. The number of airline seats already booked by travelers is up 36%Read More

RDU to Install New Parking Guidance System 

Parking Deck System Will Help Guests Find Open Spaces Faster: RDU is making travel even more convenient by installing a parking guidance system throughout the parking deck to help guests find a space faster. The system recently passed the testing phase on Level 6 and will be installed on the remaining levels by spring 2024. TheRead More