Forging Ahead On Vision 2040

The number of people flying through RDU continues to soar with 14.2 million passengers served in 2019, 11% more than the previous year. The airport’s Vision 2040 master plan outlines the new facilities and infrastructure needed to accommodate more people and additional flights. We’re already hard at work on several capital projects and have madeRead More

RDU and Local Chefs: Welcoming the World to the Triangle

 At RDU, we connect you to the people and places that matter most. Sometimes, that means introducing our guests to all the Triangle region has to offer. RDU recently introduced six new restaurant concepts, announced today that La Farm Bakery and Café will join the Terminal 2 dining community, and we drew renowned ChefRead More

RDU Tops Record for Passenger Traffic in 2019

New Record Also Set for the Month of December   RDU continues to experience record-setting growth, with 14.2 million passengers flying through the airport last year – an 11% increase over 2018. RDU also hit an all-time high in December by serving 600,000 passengers. That is a 14% increase over December of 2018 and aRead More

RDU Seeks Compromise on Perimeter Security Fencing

Airport to Continue Productive Discussions on Fence Design, Mountain Biking Lease As RDU works to enhance airport security and keep trespassers off airport property, we understand that the issue of building perimeter fencing is extremely important to members of the community who enjoy using Umstead State Park. RDU recently released designs for a proposed perimeterRead More

A Pilot Provides Students a Glimpse into Aviation

This month, a dedicated United Airlines pilot connected with RDU staff to provide an exciting experience to a local student. Pilot Brad Rhodes, a local community member, offered to auction an ‘Insider’s’ view of commercial aviation to raise money for his child’s school, which happens to be under the flight path of planes departing andRead More