Celebrating Black History Month at RDU Airport

This month, Team RDU recognizes Black History Month and celebrates the African-American aviators, airport staff, community leaders and trailblazers who have contributed in so many ways to Raleigh-Durham International Airport and the aviation industry. There’s no shortage of African-American history to be found right here at RDU. Below are just a few chapters from throughoutRead More

Time Lapse Video: Maintaining RDU’s Primary Runway

Crews replaced slabs of concrete on Runway 5L/23R in 2022 as part of the ongoing maintenance of the runway and adjacent taxiway – one of RDU’s most important capital projects. The 10,000-foot runway, RDU’s longest, was built in the mid-1980’s. The slabs have to be replaced when they begin to show signs of wear soRead More

RDU Launches CLEAR Biometric Security Lanes

Passengers Can Confirm Their Identity with their Eyes or Fingers RDU and CLEAR (NYSE: YOU) launched biometrics identity verification technology Wednesday, bringing a frictionless and predictable travel experience to the Research Triangle region. CLEAR’s launch at RDU is expected to create 44 jobs and generate approximately $2.6 million in local economic activity every year. “RDURead More

RDU Ends 2022 With 35% More Travelers Than 2021 

Avelo to Move to Terminal 1 in February:  RDU served a total of 11.8 million passengers in 2022, an increase of 35% over the previous year and a sign that traffic is rapidly approaching pre-pandemic levels. Passenger traffic in 2022 was 17% below the record high of 14.2 million travelers who flew through RDU inRead More