51 Months of Growth: RDU Continues To Set Air Service Records

Board approves contracts for significant airport enhancements   RDU Airport, NC – Raleigh-Durham International Airport marked 51 consecutive months of growth and a new all-time record as 586,622 people boarded airplanes during the month, the highest monthly total in our history. The record was announced during today’s regular monthly meeting of the Airport Authority board.Read More

Frontier Airlines Announces Nonstop Service to San Diego on August 15

RDU Airport, N.C. – Sun and fun in San Diego is finally a nonstop flight away. Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s most sought after nonstop destination will be served by Frontier Airlines beginning on August 15. The airline announced the route during a nationwide release of new destinationsthroughout their network on June 5. “San Diego is our current topRead More

Mamava® Suites Now Available for Nursing Moms

New moms asked and we listened! Nursing mothers traveling through the airport will now have dedicated, comfortable, and private space conveniently located in Terminals 1 & 2! Two brand new Mamava Nursing Suites were installed on May 17 and 18 near Gate A-6 in Terminal 1 and at Gate C-8 in Terminal 2. The MamavaRead More

1943 – 2018: Celebrating 75 Years of Commercial Flight at RDU

From 1,160 to 11.6 million annual passengers, RDU has seen incredible growth during its 75 years of commercial air service. On May 1, 1943, the first commercial flight landed at  what was then Raleigh-Durham Army Airfield– a DC-3 aircraft operated by Eastern Airlines and destined for Florida. The flight originated in New York and RDURead More

Top 5: Travel Happy with Earth Day in Mind

With more than 11.6 million passengers traveling through RDU last year, making a few small changes the next time you fly can have a significant impact. So, to celebrate Earth Day every day, we’ve compiled five ways you can travel happy while keeping the environment in mind all year long. Ditch the Plastic Bottles BringRead More