Buses, Cards and Trees: Improving RDU to Serve You Better

There’s more in common among shuttle buses, credit cards and landscaping than you might think. Today, the Airport Authority board of directors made several decisions that will improve RDU to serve you better. Continue reading

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A Doggone Better Parking Experience at RDU

This week, RDU, along with our trusty pal Patch, launched our Parking Preservation Project to improve ParkRDU Central. Continue reading

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15 New Shops and Experiences Coming to Terminal 2

We’ve listened to you and we’re giving you 15 new reasons to pack an extra few minutes into your upcoming flight plans. Over the next 18 months, Terminal 2 is getting a retail store makeover and we guarantee you’re going to love the new offerings.

Let’s dive in and start window shopping!

5th & Sunset

5th and SunsetOperated by: Hudson

Projected Opening: Spring 2018

Gate: D3

Find the perfect travel accessory for your upcoming trip, or indulge in a treat for yourself at 5th & Sunset. Here, all types of travelers will find the perfect pair of sunglasses and watches for every fashion statement at the perfect price.

City Market News

City Market NewsOperated by: Hudson

Projected Opening: Spring 2018

Gate: C8

Locally branded to bring the flavor of downtown Raleigh’s iconic City Market into the airport. Along with travel staples such as snacks and magazines, find an expanded selection of local merchandise and souvenirs.

Corsa Collections

CorsaOperated by: Paradies Lagardere

Projected Opening: Spring 2018

Gate: D5

Fans of brands such as Kate Spade, Brighton, Tumi, Boyt, Lipault and MZ Wallace will enjoy the bags and accessories found at Corsa Collections. Over time, the brand selections found here will rotate to match current fashion trends.

Hudson

HudsonOperated by: Hudson

Projected Opening: Spring 2018

Gate: D15

In a new retail space, travelers flying out of gates on the south end of the D Concourse will have a newsstand in close proximity to their gates. Hudson News, a brand familiar to frequent flyers, will provide traditional news, gift and snack options for travelers.

Hudson/Ink by Hudson

Hudson and Ink By HudsonOperated by: Hudson

Projected Opening: Spring 2018

Gate: Marketplace

Conveniently located in the Marketplace area just after passing through security, Hudson and Ink by Hudson will be a popular stop before heading to your gate. This store within a store features travel essentials plus a separate bookstore stocked with best sellers.

 InMotion

InMotionOperated by: Paradies Lagardere

Projected Opening: Spring 2018

Gate: C10

Travelers flying from gates on Concourse C will be only steps away from InMotion. Familiar to and popular with frequent travelers, this store offers a range of global technology brands and accessories with hands-on training.

 No Boundaries

No BoundariesOperated by: Paradies Lagardere

Projected Opening: Summer 2018

Gate: D1

Lifestyle apparel store No Boundaries will feature a wide variety of active wear and accessories for travelers young and old.

Inside, you’ll find top brands such as Columbia, KUHL, Adventura and prAna.

Raleigh-Durham Duty-Free

Raleigh-Durham Duty FreeOperated by: Hudson

Projected Opening: Summer 2018

Gate: C10

Centrally located midway on Concourse C, RDU’s duty free store will be conveniently located to all airlines serving international passengers.

Domestic travelers can also enjoy a wide variety of candy, jewelry, perfumes, beauty products and accessories.

Root & Branch

Root & BranchOperated by: The Marshall Retail Group

Projected Opening: Summer 2018

Gate: C1

This gift shop is partially owned-locally and will offer a variety of products rooted in the local area with the goal of branching them out to the world through customers flying from RDU. Local partners include Deco Raleigh and Wilmington’s Edge of Urge.

Swarovski

SwarovskiOperated by: Paradies Lagardere

Projected Opening: Spring 2018

Gate: Marketplace

Located in a new space just after you descend the escalators from the Terminal security  checkpoint, Swarovski will offer high quality jewelry, gift items and accessories for all travelers.

Tech on the Go

Tech on the GoOperated by: Hudson

Projected Opening: Summer 2018

Gate: D9

Tech on the Go features a full line of House of Marley merchandise, guaranteed to keep you jammin’ on your trip. Here, you’ll also find a variety of technology-geared items including Belkin products just steps from your gate on Concourse D.

Tripadvisor

Trip AdvisorOperated by: Paradies Lagardere

Projected Opening: Summer 2018

Gate: C16

Near the international departure gates, RDU will be home to the first Trip Advisor store.

In addition to travel essentials like snacks, souvenirs and magazines, you’ll be able to explore popular destinations through touchscreens and an interactive wall.

Vineyard Vines

Vineyard VinesOperated by: Hudson

Projected Opening: Summer 2018

Gate: Marketplace

Reflecting the lighthouses along the N.C. coast, Vineyard Vines will bring the popular lifestyle fashion store into the terminal, where you can pick up the perfect attire for your business or leisure trip. Also find a great selection of outerwear and kids clothing.

WRAL Travel Store

WRAL Travel StoreOperated by: Paradies Lagardere

Projected Opening: Summer 2018

Gate: D5

Located in new space on Concourse D, the WRAL Travel Store is a locally-themed newsstands.

In addition to travel essentials like snacks, souvenirs and magazines, find touchscreens linked to the WRAL website and WRAL-TV programming.

XpresSpa

XpresSpaOperated by: XpresSpa

Projected Opening: Spring 2018

Gate: C3

Moving to a new, larger location, XpresSpa will continue to offer personal care services including manicures, pedicures and massages. The store also sells personal care and relaxation products.

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On the Record: We would like to apologize

Tuesday, January 10 was not our finest day. It is really incredible the havoc three small pieces of computer hardware can cause.  We pride ourselves on connecting you to the people and places that matter most, efficiently and without disruption. Travel is stressful enough without any extra delays added by the airport. Continue reading

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RDU Top 10 News Items of 2016

The final days of 2016 are upon us! Time to take a look back at some of the top news items from the past year at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Continue reading

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