Raleigh-Durham International Airport Abbreviation Code
Acronym

Raleigh-Durham International Airport Abbreviation Code

RDU is the abbreviation code for Raleigh-Durham International Airport. According to Abbreviation Finder, RDU can also mean:

  1. Raleigh/Durham, NC, USA – Raleigh Durham International Airport
  2. Rapid Deployment Unit
  3. Rassemblement pour la Démocratie et l’Unité
  4. Reasonable Drivers Unanimous
  5. Regional Decision Units

Raleigh-Durham International Airport Abbreviation Code

Raleigh Airport – Durham International Airport, NC (RDU)

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport is after Charlotte International, the second largest commercial airport in the US state of North Carolina.

  • URL: Raleigh – Durham International Airport, NC (RDU)
  • Time zone: GMT -5
  • Service phone: +1 919 840-7700
  • Address: Raleigh-Durham International Airport, 2400 West Terminal Boulevard, Morrisville, NC 27623, USA
  • Operator: Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
  • Parking spaces: yes, subject to a charge; Short-term and long-term parking spaces, parking garage with more than 11,000 parking spaces
  • Nearby cities: Cary (10 km), West Raleigh (15 km), Durham (16 km), Raleigh (18 km), Fayetteville (92 km), Greensboro (93 km)
  • Transportation: Interstate I-40 (Exit 284B or 285), Interstate I-540 (Exit 2A Aviation Parkway / RDU Airport), US Highway 70 (Exit 293 Aviation Parkway / Westgate Road)
  • Train Services: Amtrak Rail Stations are located in Raleigh, Cary and Durham (Carolinian, Piedmont and Silver Star routes).
  • Flight distribution on the days of the week: Monday (14.91%), Tuesday (14.16%), Wednesday (14.46%), Thursday (14.73%), Friday (15.14%), Saturday (11.84%), Sunday (14.75%)
  • other spellings: Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Роли-Дарем (Северная Каролина), Релей-Дерхем (Северная Каролина), 롤리 ロ 더럼 (노스 캐롤라이나 达勒姆 リ), 롤리 ロ 더럼 (노스 캐롤라이나 ラ リ), ノ ラ 더럼 (캐롤라이나 ダ リ), ノ ラ イ イ イ イ イ リ ー イ イ ダ イ イ ー イ イ イ イ イ イ イ イ イ イ イ イ イ リ リ イ イ イ イ イ リ, С イ リ卡罗 来 纳 州), رالي -دورهام ، كارولاينا الشمالية

Most popular destinations from Raleigh – Durham International Airport, NC (flights per week)

  1. Atlanta International Airport (137, 6.71%)
  2. New York – La Guardia Airport, NY (118, 5.78%)
  3. Boston Logan International Airport, MA (107, 5.24%)
  4. New York – Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ (97, 4.75%)
  5. Orlando International Airport, FL (93, 4.55%)
  6. Baltimore – Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, MD (87, 4.26%)
  7. Philadelphia International Airport, PA (80, 3.92%)
  8. Washington DC – Ronald Reagan National Airport, VA (72, 3.52%)
  9. New York – John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (72, 3.52%)
  10. Charlotte Douglas International Airport, NC (69, 3.38%)
  11. Other (54.37%)

Top airlines (share of take-offs / landings)

  1. Southwest Airlines (1087, 13.37%)
  2. Delta Air Lines (646, 7.94%)
  3. American Airlines (516, 6.34%)
  4. Virgin Atlantic Airways (364, 4.48%)
  5. Westjet (328, 4.03%)
  6. Air France (287, 3.53%)
  7. United Airlines (285, 3.50%)
  8. Aeroméxico (243, 2.99%)
  9. KLM (232, 2.85%)
  10. Frontier Airlines (210, 2.58%)
  11. Other (48.39%)

Location
The airport, which went into operation in 1929, is located near the community of Morrisville, approximately 20 kilometers northwest of downtown Raleigh and approximately 20 kilometers southeast of downtown Durham. Access to the terminal is either on Interstate I-40 at exits -284B or 285 (Dan K. Moore Freeway), on Interstate I-540 at Exit 2A (Aviation Parkway) or on US Highway 70 at Take Exit 293 (Aviation Parkway).

The bus route 747 (Triangle Transit Airport Shuttle) runs regularly between the airport and the Triangle Transit Center (RTP), in the southeast of Durham on Slater Road, from where there is a connection either to Durham with bus routes 402, 403, 412 or 413 and to Raleigh on bus routes 105 and 301.

Furthermore, numerous private shuttle service companies offer their transfer services to the surrounding communities in the Triangle Region, e.g. to Cary, Chapell Hill, Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, Frankinkton, Garner, Greensboro, Highpoint, Hillsborough, Lexington, Morrisville, Roanoke-Rapids, Wendell or Winston-Salem.