RDU Passenger Traffic up 30% over 2022   

Airport Breaks Ground on New Runway to Keep Pace with Growth   Passenger traffic remains strong at RDU, with 1,236,472 travelers flying through the airport in September. RDU continues to outpace previous years, with a 30 percent increase over September 2022 and a nearly nine percent increase over RDU’s record-breaking year in 2019. Travel was downRead More

RDU Breaks Ground on the Triangle’s Most Important Two Miles of Pavement 

Airport to Replace its Primary Runway Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority leaders joined dignitaries and regional business leaders Wednesday in a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new primary runway at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU).   “As the signature project in the Airport Authority’s Vision 2040 master plan, the new runway will stretch more than two miles and connect theRead More

Single-Day Traffic Record Set During Labor Day Weekend  

RDU Named Top 5 Large Airport in North America by J.D. Power: RDU set a single-day record for passenger traffic over Labor Day weekend. More than 56,100 travelers flew through the airport on Friday, Sept. 1, with TSA reporting it was busiest day on record at RDU. The airport served 226,678 passengers from Thursday, Aug.Read More

RDU Welcomes Lufthansa and Nonstop Service to Germany 

Frankfurt Route to Fly Five Days a Week Beginning June 2024: Lufthansa will begin nonstop service to Frankfurt in 2024, giving Triangle-area travelers easy access to Germany and beyond with streamlined connections to Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa and more.   “This is an exciting day at RDU as we welcome Lufthansa to the Raleigh-DurhamRead More

FAA Authorizes RDU to Replace its Primary Runway 

Replacement Runway is the Airport’s Signature Capital Project: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has authorized the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority to seek final permits and begin construction on the replacement of Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s (RDU) primary runway, 5L/23R. The FAA issued a Record of Decision and Finding of No Significant Impact on Aug. 31.   “RDU’s newRead More