Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Welcome Sun Country Airlines

Sun Country will be RDU’s 11th Airline Sun Country Airlines announced today that it will launch nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) on Friday, May 14. Sun Country Airlines will be the eleventh commercial service airline operating at RDU. “Sun Country is an established airline known for providingRead More

RDU Served 4.9 Million Travelers in 2020, a 66% Decrease from 2019

Airport Authority Welcomes New Chair and Board Member Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) closed 2020 with 66% fewer passengers than 2019 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of nearly 4.9 million passengers flew through RDU during the last calendar year, compared to a record-setting 14.2 million in 2019. The last time RDU servedRead More

RDU’s $15.1 Billion Impact Powers Regional Economy

                    Report Shows Airport is Poised to Lead Triangle’s Economic Recovery: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) contributed more than $15.1 billion to the economy and supported nearly 100,000 local and regional jobs in 2019, according to an analysis from N.C. State University’s Institute for Transportation Research andRead More

RDU Prepares for Blast of Wintry Weather

We’re heating up the hot chocolate and cranking up the snowplows at RDU as the Triangle prepares for its first snowfall of the season! With a blast of bitter cold temperatures and a chance of snow on the way, we are taking steps to avoid disruptions to airport operations. Team RDU is mobilizing airport andRead More

A Message of Gratitude

It was a turbulent year at Raleigh-Durham International Airport as the demand for air travel plunged to unprecedented lows amid the global health crisis. The Airport Authority responded quickly by adopting a survival budget designed to keep the lights on during the pandemic, cutting spending by nearly half and deferring $96 million in construction projects.Read More