Author Archives: Andrew Sawyer

About Andrew Sawyer

Marketing Communications Specialist Andrew is the main writer for RDU’s website, electronic communication and airport publications. He’s also the primary face behind RDU’s social media channels. Andrew also helps with other things, from media relations to ordering office supplies. Just don’t ask him to get coffee.

Your First Impressions of Terminal 1

The old saying goes something like this: You never get a second chance to make a first impression. For the past two years, we’ve been sharing about Terminal 1. But, for all of our sharing about the new terminal, nothing … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye To The Old Terminal 1

This Saturday, immediately after the last Southwest Airlines 737 pushes back from the gate, a crew will begin dismantling the security checkpoint in Terminal 1, signaling the end of an era for Raleigh-Durham International Airport. 

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Local Influences Abound In Terminal 1

Just a few days out from the opening of Terminal 1 and the building looks ready for passengers. On the concourse, all of the shops are fully stocked and the restaurants are practicing preparing their menus. All that is missing … Continue reading

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The Fives: Terminal 1 Then and Now

Today’s offering of The Fives is a special double feature. With the opening of Terminal 1 set for just 10 days from now, I thought it would be a great time to take a look at several places in the … Continue reading

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A New Terminal 1 Opening Date

The past few weeks have been busy for the Terminal 1 construction team. After a very cold winter forced the push back of the original opening date, crews are putting the finishing touches on our newest passenger facility in preparation … Continue reading

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