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RDU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RDU / KRDU
Airport Name: Raleigh–Durham International Airport
Location: Raleigh / Durham, North Carolina, United States
GPS Coordinates: 35°52'40"N by 78°47'14"W
Area Served: The Research Triangle Metropolitan Region of North Carolina
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 435 feet (133 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU):

  • The hub's traffic peaked in 1991.
  • Terminal 2 occupies the site of the former Terminal C, built between 1985 and 1987 for the American Airlines hub.
  • In 2010 RDU's traffic began to recover.
  • The closest airport to Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) is Triangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport) (LFN), which is located 27 miles (44 kilometers) ENE of RDU.
  • The furthest airport from Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,639 miles (18,731 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) has 3 runways.
  • Because of Raleigh–Durham International Airport's relatively low elevation of 435 feet, planes can take off or land at Raleigh–Durham International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The first terminal at RDU opened in 1955.

Map of Nearest Airports from Raleigh–Durham International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Raleigh–Durham International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
127.48 miles (44.22 km) ENETriangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport) (LFN)Louisburg, North Carolina, United StatesView Triangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport) on a map View satellite image of Triangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport) Set LFN as destination Airport Get more information about Triangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport)
250.17 miles (80.73 km) ERocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport (RWI)Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United StatesView Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport Set RWI as destination Airport Get more information about Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport
350.49 miles (81.25 km) SSWPope Field (POB)Fayetteville, North Carolina, United StatesView Pope Field on a map View satellite image of Pope Field Set POB as destination Airport Get more information about Pope Field
452.21 miles (84.02 km) SSimmons Army Airfield (FBG)Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United StatesView Simmons Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Simmons Army Airfield Set FBG as destination Airport Get more information about Simmons Army Airfield
555.77 miles (89.75 km) SWMoore County Airport (SOP)Pinehurst / Southern Pines, North Carolina, United StatesView Moore County Airport on a map View satellite image of Moore County Airport Set SOP as destination Airport Get more information about Moore County Airport
656.93 miles (91.62 km) NNWDanville Regional Airport (DAN)Danville, Virginia, United StatesView Danville Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Danville Regional Airport Set DAN as destination Airport Get more information about Danville Regional Airport
759.51 miles (95.77 km) SESeymour Johnson Air Force Base (GSB)Goldsboro, North Carolina, United StatesView Seymour Johnson Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Set GSB as destination Airport Get more information about Seymour Johnson Air Force Base
861.49 miles (98.95 km) SFayetteville Regional Airport (FAY)Fayetteville, North Carolina, United StatesView Fayetteville Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Fayetteville Regional Airport Set FAY as destination Airport Get more information about Fayetteville Regional Airport
966.05 miles (106.30 km) WNWPiedmont Triad International Airport (GSO)Greensboro, North Carolina, United StatesView Piedmont Triad International Airport on a map View satellite image of Piedmont Triad International Airport Set GSO as destination Airport Get more information about Piedmont Triad International Airport
1066.75 miles (107.42 km) SSEClinton-Sampson County Airport (CTZ)Clinton, North Carolina, United StatesView Clinton-Sampson County Airport on a map View satellite image of Clinton-Sampson County Airport Set CTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Clinton-Sampson County Airport
1170.54 miles (113.53 km) SWMackall Army Airfield (HFF)Camp Mackall, North Carolina, United StatesView Mackall Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Mackall Army Airfield Set HFF as destination Airport Get more information about Mackall Army Airfield
1271.57 miles (115.18 km) ENEHalifax County Airport (RZZ)Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United StatesView Halifax County Airport on a map View satellite image of Halifax County Airport Set RZZ as destination Airport Get more information about Halifax County Airport
1376.22 miles (122.66 km) ESEKinston Regional Jetport (ISO)Kinston, North Carolina, United StatesView Kinston Regional Jetport on a map View satellite image of Kinston Regional Jetport Set ISO as destination Airport Get more information about Kinston Regional Jetport
1480.39 miles (129.37 km) ESEPitt–Greenville Airport (PGV)Greenville, North Carolina, United StatesView Pitt–Greenville Airport on a map View satellite image of Pitt–Greenville Airport Set PGV as destination Airport Get more information about Pitt–Greenville Airport
1581.80 miles (131.64 km) SSWLaurinburg-Maxton Airport (MXE)Maxton, North Carolina, United StatesView Laurinburg-Maxton Airport on a map View satellite image of Laurinburg-Maxton Airport Set MXE as destination Airport Get more information about Laurinburg-Maxton Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Raleigh–Durham International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Raleigh–Durham International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,639.16 miles (18,731.37 km) WMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,618.35 miles (18,697.87 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,597.34 miles (18,664.07 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
411,586.19 miles (18,646.12 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
511,574.09 miles (18,626.65 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
611,557.82 miles (18,600.46 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
711,549.15 miles (18,586.51 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
811,548.91 miles (18,586.13 km) WSWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
911,510.79 miles (18,524.77 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1011,501.11 miles (18,509.20 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
1111,492.90 miles (18,495.98 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1211,485.87 miles (18,484.67 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1311,460.17 miles (18,443.31 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,457.81 miles (18,439.51 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,431.80 miles (18,397.65 km) SWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport