RDU Rolls Out New Winter Weather Equipment

Airport Invests in Keeping Travelers Safe This Season   Have a flight coming up during the winter season? Even here in the South, frequent flyers know that inclement weather can impact their travel plans. RDU is rolling out $2 million in new winter weather equipment to combat the snow, sleet and ice that can createRead More

Facts About the Proposed RDU Perimeter Fence

RDU is exploring options to build a perimeter fence around all of the airport’s property, including the boundary between the airport and Umstead State Park. The fence will enhance airport security and help keep trespassers off of airport property. There is misinformation circulating about the impact a fence would have on access to Umstead StateRead More

Thanksgiving Travel Breaks RDU Passenger Record

Sunday Saw Highest Volume of Passengers in RDU History RDU set a single-day record for passenger traffic on Sunday, December 1, with an all-time high of approximately 54,800 passengers traveling through the airport. The Sunday after Thanksgiving edged out May 13 – the day after Mother’s Day and college graduations – as the single busiestRead More

New Flavors Pop Up at RDU

Holiday travelers can indulge in local, hand-made coffee and ice cream this season when RDU partners with two new pop-up stores. Durham’s Jetplane Coffee and Raleigh’s Two Roosters Ice Cream will add to the North Carolina flavor at RDU when they set up temporary shops in Terminal 2. The appropriately-named Jetplane Coffee, born and brewed inRead More

Thanksgiving Traffic Expected to Set Passenger Record at RDU

Don’t be a Turkey: Arrive Early, Pack Smart The bustling holiday travel season is underway at RDU and more than 290,000 passengers are expected to fly through the airport this week, an approximate three percent increase over the same week last year. Sunday, Dec. 1 could be the busiest day in the airport’s history, withRead More