Terminal 1: Achieving LEED Certification

The ribbon is cut to officially open Terminal 1 in April 2014.

The ribbon is cut to officially open Terminal 1 in April 2014.

At RDU, we’re committed to delivering a world-class airport experience. This commitment extends to the facilities we build. That’s why we are thrilled Terminal 1 has been LEED Certified by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Built in 1982, Terminal 1 was famous for many years as the big blue box. It was RDU’s primary terminal for nearly three decades. Millions of passengers traversed the old Terminal 1 each year.  Continue reading

Posted in Airport Development | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Let’s Fly! Airlines Schedule Spring Additions For LAX & SFO

Do you love our nonstop service to and from Los Angeles and San Francisco? The airlines offering those flights have announced additional flights beginning this Spring. Cancun and Nassau return to the RDU schedule this month. Also, learn about fare changes in store for JetBlue passengers.  Continue reading

Posted in Let's Fly | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Obtaining New International Air Service ASAP

Our friends at the Regional Transportation Alliance have launched an innovative program to generate community support for international air service as soon as possible. The Air Service Advancement Project addresses an issue that we hear from airlines time and again: the importance of community support. Continue reading

Posted in Air Service | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

‘Tis The Day Before Thanksgiving: 2014 Edition

'Tis The Day Before Thanksgiving and all through our airport, happy reunions can be witnessed....

‘Tis The Day Before Thanksgiving and all through our airport, happy reunions can be witnessed….

An annual tradition from RDU Cruising Altitude and the Communications and Community Affairs staff at the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority.

 ‘Tis the day before Thanksgiving at Raleigh-Durham International Airport

“Travelers are arriving in the tens of thousands,” we can happily report.

Cars are finding Park & Ride 4 and our free shuttle simply quite a breeze.

And, friends are using our Cell Phone lot with a great amount of ease.

Continue reading

Posted in Customer Experience | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Navigate RDU Like a Pro This Holiday Season

Tens of thousands of travelers will pass through RDU this holiday season. Whether it’s your first time flying through RDU or just one of many visits, these tips will help you navigate the airport like a pro.   Continue reading

Posted in Customer Experience | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments