Statement from David Morgan, a Durham County appointee to the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority’s Board of Directors:

Opponents of RDU’s land-lease agreement with Wake Stone have turned their attention to Durham’s elected officials, communicating misrepresentations about the value of the lease to the airport, local residents and the Research Triangle region. As a Durham County appointee to the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority’s Board of Directors, I would like to clear up some widely-circulatedRead More

Board Approves Runway and Road Repairs

$2.3 million to be spent on pavement rehabilitation The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority approved a $2.3 million contract for emergency pavement repairs to RDU’s secondary runway, 5R-23L, and a road on campus. The runway and North Fuel Road are safe to use but are cracking with age and in need of repair. The contract with theRead More

RDU to Deploy the Triangle’s First Electric Buses

New Shuttle Buses are Eco-Friendly and Cost-Effective Raleigh-Durham International Airport will introduce four new electric, zero-emission buses into service this weekend, making the airport the first public body in the Research Triangle region to use electric buses. The 40-foot transit buses will primarily be used to shuttle passengers from ParkRDU Economy lots to both terminals.Read More

Statement from Dickie Thompson, Raleigh City Council member and a City of Raleigh appointee to the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority’s Board of Directors

The Raleigh City Council has entrusted me with the privilege of representing the City of Raleigh on the Airport Authority’s Board of Directors since 2012. This position has given me an insider’s look at the funding challenges RDU faces in its efforts to keep pace with our region’s exponential growth, as well as the optionsRead More

RDU Opens Two New Security Checkpoint Lanes in Terminal 2

New Lanes Will Keep Pace with Increased Passenger Volume Raleigh-Durham International Airport has opened two new security checkpoint lanes in Terminal 2 to accommodate the increasing number of passengers flying through the airport. Passenger volume increased by 6.2 percent in April, with 571,694 passengers boarding flights at RDU for the month. The Terminal 2 checkpointRead More