RDU’s Top Stories of 2017


2017 was a record-breaking year for Raleigh-Durham International Airport and 2018 is already promising to be the best year yet! But, before we get too far into the new year, let’s take a look at some of our biggest stories of 2017.

Plus, earn your “aviation geek” status by packing away the fun facts below! Continue reading

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From Gift Wrapping to Holiday Music, Joy Takes Flight at RDU!

joy-takes-flightAs the holiday season comes to its peak, spirits are bright at RDU! Throughout the week leading up to December 25th, the airport will offer a variety of seasonal treats that will fill the concourse with good cheer.  Continue reading

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Epilogue: Saying Goodbye to 2nd Edition Book Sellers [Video]

20171102_2nd-edition_008_lrAfter 33 years, Karen and Walter High are ready to turn the page to the next chapter of their lives. The two will retire at the end of the year, closing their beloved 2nd Edition Book Sellers. Continue reading

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New Shops, New Experiences Landing in Terminal 2 this Spring!

SwarovskiWe’ve listened to you your feedback and we’re giving you more reasons to pack a few extra minutes into your upcoming flight plans.

We’re welcoming the first phase of new shops in spring 2018. To make room for the new experiences, we’re saying farewell to a few stores you’ve come to recognize – Life is good, KidsWorks, Hudson News/Aeromart, and LICK. But don’t worry, we guarantee you’ll love the new offerings.

Let’s dive in and start shopping!

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Step It Up! Why You Should Be Walking Next Time You’re at RDU

RDUscreens-t2walkNeed to clear your head or stretch your legs? Look for the Step It Up signs and get a few paces in next time you’re in Terminals 1 and 2.

As part of RDU’s efforts to support the health and wellness of travelers and staff members alike, we’ve mapped out a couple of walking loops in Concourses C and D that will get you moving so you can start your next adventure with a fresh perspective.

In case you’re wondering, research shows that just 25 minutes of walking per day could add up to seven years to your life. There are also countless physical and mental health benefits – check out our top 5 below. Continue reading

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