DEQ Affirms Bikers Are Causing Environmental Damage on Airport Property

In a letter to RDU, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality acknowledges that the illegal trails built by bikers on airport property have caused in damage to the Neuse River Basin buffers. Bikers continue to ignore “No Trespassing” signs on airport land, building and using the illegal trails that damage the environment and create aRead More

Authority Hosts Sustainability Management Plan Public Workshop

The Authority is developing RDU’s first Sustainability Management Plan (SMP) to improve the tracking and communication of the airport’s sustainability initiatives, increase efficiency, and better incorporate economic savings and environmental stewardship into project planning. The SMP will provide a road map for the integration of environmental sustainability into airport planning, construction, maintenance, operations and designRead More

Road Construction Will Close Aviation Parkway Exit from I-40 East

Detour Near RDU Begins This Weekend If you plan to travel to RDU from Interstate 40 East during the next two months, be prepared to add extra time to your trip. Road closures at the I-40-Aviation Parkway interchange will start this weekend when N.C. Department of Transportation crews begin realigning the parkway. Travelers to RDURead More

How Do Airlines Decide Where to Fly?

2019 was another year of tremendous growth for RDU. Total passenger traffic was more than 14.2 million for the year – an 11% increase over the previous year, setting a new all-time passenger traffic record. Over the course of the year, RDU’s airline partners launched 31 new routes, including nine to previously unserved destinations, and sevenRead More