RDU Prepares for Blast of Winter Weather 

With a blast of bitter cold temperatures and a chance of a wintry mix on the way, RDU is taking steps to avoid disruptions to airport operations. Team RDU is mobilizing airport and contract employees for winter weather duty, including clearing runways, taxiways, roads and sidewalks throughout the storm and responding to slick spots.  Read More

Flying From RDU To Iceland? Here Are 4 Must-Try Activities.

As Raleigh-Durham International Airport prepares to celebrate Icelandair’s debut service to Reykjavik, Iceland, RDU flyers already are planning their trips to the Land of Fire and Ice. Icelandair’s nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to Reykjavik (KEF) begins May 12. Tickets are on sale now. Not sure what to see when you visit Iceland? Here areRead More

2021: A Year of Recovery at RDU

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted years of record growth at RDU, but the airport rang in 2021 with a new sense of optimism as it prepared for a prolonged but steady recovery. Passenger traffic increased at a robust pace, allowing RDU to direct its efforts toward recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, welcoming back travelers, recovering nonstopRead More

RDU Launches Shuttle Bus Tracking App

Guests Can Find Bus Locations and Arrival Times  RDU has launched a new bus tracking system that allows airport guests to see where shuttle buses are located and get an estimated time of arrival. The TransLoc app monitors RDU’s fleet of vehicles while they are running routes between the terminals and the Economy 3 parking lot.  The app can be downloaded from apple or Google Play.  “RDU has focused in recent years on deploying technology to improve the guest experience,” saidRead More

RDU Expects Bustling Crowds Over the Winter Holidays

New Parking and Traffic Management Measures are in Place RDU anticipates welcoming nearly 494,000 passengers between Dec. 18 and Jan. 2 – more than the total for the entire month of December 2020. Thursday, Dec. 23 is projected to be the busiest day, with an estimated 37,600 travelers flying through the airport. “RDU expects to finishRead More