Passenger Growth Sets Record at RDU

Board Approves $10 million FAA Grant, Discusses T2 Checkpoint Expansion Passenger volume at RDU hit an all-time high in June, with more than 679,000 travelers boarding flights throughout the month – a 10.6 percent increase over June 2018. “We are pleased to see a record number of passengers choosing RDU for business and leisure travel,”Read More

5L-23R runway photo

How RDU Is Refreshing Its Runways

Next time you’re taxiing from your gate at RDU, you might notice a few hard hats around the airfield. We’re busy refreshing both of the airport’s commercial runways. You may have read about RDU’s plans to replace its main runway, 5L/23R, located adjacent to Terminal 2. That project – expected to cost at least $350Read More

May Enplanements at RDU Grow 11.4 Percent

Airport Authority Focused On Queueing Improvements Passenger volume at RDU rose sharply again during May, with 653,769 enplaned travelers over the course of the month – an 11.4 percent increase over departing passengers in May 2018. As travelers observe lengthier lines at the security checkpoint – particularly during peak travel times such as early morning,Read More

4 Tips for Fun Summer Travel at RDU

Nothing brings a smile to your face quite like a summer getaway. Still, planning travel this time of year poses unique challenges – especially if you’re traveling with your family or a group. Here are RDU’s tips for making the most of your travel experience – and getting you to paradise worry-free. Book your parkingRead More

ICYMI – Washington Examiner Opinion: The First Step to Fixing Busy Airports This Summer

The following opinion-editorial by Airports Council International – North America President and CEO Kevin M. Burke underscores the need for Congress to modernize the way airports are funded. In the column, Burke mentions Raleigh-Durham International Airport as an example of an airport working to reduce passenger wait times. Airport Authority President and CEO Michael LandguthRead More