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Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)

Full Airport Name

Raleigh-Durham International Airport


RDU Airport, PO Box 80001, RDU Airport, North Carolina 27623, USA

Airport Code


Country Code



919 840 2100 or 840 2123


919 840 0175


Via the airport's website


Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT - 5 (GMT - 4 from the aboriginal Sunday in April to the aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 15km (10.5 miles) south of Durham and 16km (10 miles) northwest of Raleigh

Airport News

The Terminal C amplification activity is appointed for achievement in 2010. It will accomplish Terminal C the primary terminal at the airport. The terminal will added than bifold in size. Visible signs of the terminal activity will be apparent about Labor Day 2006, back the animate anatomy of the architecture will activate to rise.

Transfer Amid Terminals

Free buses run amid the two terminals and the Esplanade & Ride car parks.

Driving Directions

The airport is amid at the balance amid Raleigh and Durham, off I-40 and US 70. From Raleigh, booty I-40 west to avenue 285 (Aviation Parkway). From Durham, booty I-40 east to avenue 284B.

Car Parking

There are alternate and circadian parking garages and two Esplanade & Ride car parks (tel: 919 840 2140) with address bus casework to the terminals. A added two Esplanade & Ride lots are acclimated for overflow parking. Travellers are brash to chase the cyberbanking signs allegorical drivers of the abutting attainable car park. The RDU Parking Department offers recorded advice on parking (tel: 919 840 2140).

Car Hire

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Thrifty and Triangle are all amid at the airport; shuttles carriage cartage from alfresco the Arrivals areas to the analeptic areas.

Public Transport

Road: Taxi: Taxis are attainable on the lower akin alfresco accoutrements accost from RDU Airport Taxi Account (tel: 919 840 7277). Limousine: A cardinal of companies accomplish from the airport to Raleigh, Durham and added destinations. Bus: An airport shuttle leaves from the accoutrements accost areas and delivers cartage to businesses and universities in the area. Triangle Transit Authority (tel: 919 549 9999) offers carriage to its Research Triangle Esplanade bus depot, Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh.

Information and Help Desks

Information desks (tel: 919 840 2123) are amid in the accoutrements accost breadth of both terminals. Company casework assembly and volunteers are attainable throughout the day to acknowledgment commuter and company questions. Tourist advice is additionally attainable at the advice desks.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Bureaux de change and ATMs are available. Eating and drinking: There are abundant restaurants and cafés at the airport. Shopping: The airport has a array of shops in both terminals. Luggage: A absent acreage account is attainable from the RDU Airport Authority Police Department appointment (tel: 919 840 7550). Added facilities: These accommodate a brainwork breadth and ancestors restrooms with baby alteration facilities.

Conference and Business Facilities

Business services, including appointment allowance hire, can be abiding through Travelex (tel: 919 840 0366). Fax, agent and photocopying casework are attainable in the RDU Business Centres in both terminals. Data ports are attainable in both terminals and in all airline club lounges. In addition, Wi-Fi account is attainable throughout the airport and allows travellers in all areas of the airport to accept un-tethered, accelerated wireless admission to the Internet application laptop computers and added wireless devices.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

All toilets, car parks and shuttles are wheelchair-accessible, with spaces aloof in all car parks. The terminal is absolutely accessible, with lifts abutting all areas. TDD telephones are attainable throughout anniversary terminal. Cartage acute wheelchairs and appropriate abetment should acquaint their airline above-mentioned to travel.


There are no hotels at the airport. There are abounding in abutting adjacency to the airport, though, including AmeriSuites (tel: 919 405 2400), Baymont Inn (tel: 919 481 3600), Comfort Suites RTP (tel: 919 314 1200), Courtyard by Marriott (tel: 919 467 9444), Embassy Suites (tel: 919 677 1840), Fairfield Inn (tel: 919 468 2660), Hampton Inn (tel: 919 462 1620), Hilton Garden (tel: 919 840 8088), Holiday Inn Express (tel: 919 653 2260), Marriott Raleigh Durham (tel: 919 941 6200), Oakwood Corporate Housing (tel: 919 460 4550), Staybridge Suites (tel: 919 468 0180) and the Sheraton Imperial (tel: 919 941 5050).