Author Archives: Mike Landguth

About Mike Landguth

Mike Landguth, AAE, is the airport director of Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Mike joined the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority in November 2011. He and his family live in Cary along with their trusty canine sidekick, Thunder.

RDU Land Use Planning: Taking The Next Step

With the opening of Terminal 1 this spring, RDU will be completing what I like to call the big dig. After nearly 20 years of almost non-stop construction, RDU will have in place the infrastructure to support our region’s air … Continue reading

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Moving The Terminal 1 Opening Date

I cannot wait for Spring to arrive, and I don’t think I’m the only one.  This winter has been very cold and it shouldn’t be a big surprise that the cold temperatures have affected the Terminal 1 project. 

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Air Service Development Is Economic Development

Last week, I was honored to speak to attendees at the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Leadership Conference. One key focus of the meeting was to set the economic development priorities. 

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Exemplifying Customer Service: RDU’s 2012 Employee of the Year

I work with a fantastic team of people here at the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and am continually amazed by how hard they work to make RDU a world-class airport. Each year, RDU employees recognize the hard work of our colleagues … Continue reading

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Flat Growth: The New Normal

At today’s Airport Authority board meeting, I shared our passenger numbers for 2012. The number of travelers passing through RDU rose just under one percent. Several years ago, this may have been surprising, particularly in our region, but today, flat … Continue reading

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