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 for a new planned opening date of Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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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 service needs for the next 20 to 25 years.

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RDU’s Non-Stop Destination Wishlist

Recently, I shared our top 10 most popular non-stop destinations. Many of you asked, “What new cities would RDU like to add to its destination list?” Below are the top 10 U.S. cities that, based on historic passenger demand, we would like airlines to add to our non-stop list. I have also added some interesting facts about each route.

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Highwire Travelers: The Story Behind The Art

Recently, following a long budget meeting featuring a lot of numbers, I decided I needed a short break, so I decided to take a tour of Terminal 1. The last piece of art, Gordon Huether’s Highwire Travelers, had recently been installed, and I wanted to take a look. Continue reading

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RDU’s Top Non-Stop Destinations in 2013

With about 180 daily flights to 38 non-stop destinations, there are many places to fly from RDU.  So, which are our most popular? Let’s take a look at the top 10 non-stop destinations for 2013.  Continue reading

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