RDU Moves Forward with Security Fencing Plans

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority submitted a Riparian Buffer Authorization Form to the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today. This Form seeks permission from DEQ to install portions of the proposed perimeter security fence within existing Neuse River Riparian Buffers.  As part of the Authority’s ongoing commitment to keeping the public informed about the fencingRead More

RDU Passenger Traffic Grows By Eight Percent in January

Allegiant, Spirit Prepare to Move to Terminal 1 Nearly half a million passengers boarded flights at RDU in January, representing an eight percent hike over the same month in 2019. The increase follows a year of record-setting growth in which 14.2 million people traveled through the airport. Spirit Airlines announced it will double the numberRead More

97 Year-Old Marine and Iwo Jima Veteran Greets Young Marines at RDU

Fred Reidenbach, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Battle of Iwo Jima, visited with junior Marines Wednesday at RDU as they transitioned from training to their first duty stations. The USO of North Carolina hosted Reidenbach at the USO center in Terminal 2, where he greeted the young service members. Reidenbach, whoRead More

Minority-Owned Businesses Make a Difference at RDU

RDU proudly celebrates Black History Month and the Authority’s focus on diversity and inclusion at the airport. Our Minority, Women-Owned Small Business program continues to flourish and grow along with our region. “RDU is an economic driver for this region and we want as many businesses as possible to share in that economic opportunity,” saidRead More

DEQ Affirms Bikers Are Causing Environmental Damage on Airport Property

In a letter to RDU, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality acknowledges that the illegal trails built by bikers on airport property have caused in damage to the Neuse River Basin buffers. Bikers continue to ignore “No Trespassing” signs on airport land, building and using the illegal trails that damage the environment and create aRead More