RDU Reaches 50 Nonstop Destinations as Frontier Airlines Announces Kansas City and Providence

Frontier also adding Cincinnati and Austin

RDU Airport, N.C. – With two new cities and four new nonstop routes, Raleigh-Durham International Airport will soon serve 50 nonstop destination, thanks to a huge announcement from Frontier Airlines today. The airline will begin serving two new destinations: Kansas City and Providence as well as launch new flights to Austin and Cincinnati.

“Fifty nonstop destinations is a huge milestone for us,” said Michael Landguth, president and CEO of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. “Thanks to Frontier’s growth at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, we can better connect Triangle travelers to new destinations at super affordable fares. What’s more, Kansas City is a top unserved destination and Providence is a very popular northeastern city. This is great news for travelers.”

The start dates and schedules for Kansas City, Providence and Cincinnati will be available soon on www.flyfrontier.com  and will begin in Spring 2018. Frontier Airlines’ flights to Austin begin October 5th and are available now starting at only $49 one-way. Visit www.flyfrontier.com for fare rules, regulations and applicable taxes and fees.

About the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and its 300 staff operates and manages Raleigh-Durham International Airport, the primary air travel gateway to central North Carolina. The airport served more than 11 million passengers in 2016, about 30,000 customers every day. RDU is home to more than 5,000 employees and contributes more than $8.5 billion and 20,000 jobs to the region’s economy each year.  The Airport Authority has won the Triangle Business Journal’s Heathiest Employer of the Triangle for the past three years straight and in 2017 was named the best connected medium hub airport by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s International Center for Aviation.