Funding Matters

This article originally appeared in the November edition of Your RDU. It is the first of several planned articles on funding. 

One of my duties as president and CEO of the Airport Authority is to watch the horizon for challenges that may affect Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

The aviation industry is particularly susceptible to challenges. Now, our ability to fund development that will keep pace with growth is being challenged.

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‘Tis The Day Before Thanksgiving: 2015 Edition


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

RDU_2862‘Tis the day before Thanksgiving at Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Nearly 30,000 travelers heading to and fro the country we are happy to report.


Parking spaces by the tens of thousands await turkey flyers in our three big lots Continue reading

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On the Record: Security at RDU

rdu-RGBIn light of recent world events, airport security has been much-discussed in local and national news.

This is a highly sensitive topic. RDU’s number one priority is to ensure the safety and security of our customers and employees. However, to discuss our procedures publicly would, at the very least, undermine the success of our security program. Continue reading

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10 Ways To Be A Super-Savvy Holiday Traveler

More people are flying this holiday season than in years past. Whether you’re already a pro or flying to grandma’s house by air for the very first time, here are 10 tips to ensure you’re a super-savvy holiday traveler. Continue reading

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Master Plan Update: Who are the PAC and TAC?

mpsquareIt’s hard to believe that it’s been just over three months since we kicked off our Vision2040 Master Plan process.

We have been pleased to receive input from our community along the way and hope that will continue as we progress through the entire process.

One of the more common questions we have received during this period is, “Who are the PAC and TAC?” Continue reading

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