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Airline Highlights: United and US Airways

This is the final part of a series highlighting the airlines that serve RDU.  Both United and US Airways have historically had a smaller presence at RDU, but their impact is no less important to connecting our passengers with destinations … Continue reading

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Where the Planes Park: Ramp vs. Tarmac vs. Apron

What is the name of the part of the airport where planes park and are serviced at the airport? Some people will say ramp. Many call it the tarmac. To others, it’s the apron.  Who’s right? Let’s take a look. 

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48 Hours On Grand Bahama Island

Envision white sand beaches, cool tropical breezes and crystal clear water. Do those images make you want to fly to a tropical paradise? If so, then go ahead and book your trip. In August you’ll be two hours from a … Continue reading

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Providing Opportunities For Businesses Large and Small

In April, we opened Terminal 1, which was the last major piece of our decades-long facility improvement program. Now, we’re shifting our focus to maintaining and enhancing the world-class facilities and programs that you enjoy at RDU. 

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Brushing Up On Hurricane Plans

Being more than two hours from the coast doesn’t mean that we’re out of reach from hurricanes. The infamous hurricanes Hazel and Fran along with Bonnie, Ernesto, Floyd and a few others have also paid the Research Triangle Region a … Continue reading

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