Raleigh-Durham International Airport

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Raleigh/Durham Weather (°F)

KRDU (0.9 NM at True Heading of 17)
METAR: KRDU 062251Z 26003KT 10SM SCT250 10/M01 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP213 T01001011
TAF: KRDU 061720Z 0618/0718 28010KT P6SM FEW050 FM062100 32003KT P6SM FEW250

Location

Latitude: 
35-52-39.5000N (35.877639)
Longitude: 
078-47-14.9000W (-78.787472)
Elevation: 
435.2 feet MSL (133 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
9.3 W (as of January 2023 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
09 N.M. NW of Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina
Found On: 
Charlotte Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MICHAEL LANDGUTH
RALEIGH-DURHAM ARPT AUTH, P.O. BOX 80001
RDU AIRPORT, NC 27623
(919) 840-7701
RALEIGH-DURHAM ARPT AUTH
P.O. BOX 80001
RDU AIRPORT, NC 27623
919-840-7700

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1943
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Lighting Schedule: 
SS-SR
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1435 feet (437 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
RDU
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: D
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  99
Multi Engine:  17
Jet Engine:  30
GA Helicopters:  6
Military Aircraft:  23

Annual Operations (as of 04/01/2022)

Total Operations:  169797
Commercial:  99579 58.6%
Air Taxi:  13966 8.2%
GA Itinerant:  52766 31.1%
Military Aircraft:  3486 2.1%

Communications

Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  RALEIGH
119.3 ;WEST, RWY 05L/23R
127.45 ;EAST, RWY 05R/23L, 14/32
257.8
Hrs: 24
Clearance Del.:  120.1
Ground:  121.7 ;WEST, RWY 05L/23R
121.9 ;EAST, RWY 05R/23L, 14/32
348.6
Approach:  RALEIGH
124.95 ;055-229
127.675 ;230-054
307.9 ;230-054
318.2 ;055-229
Hrs: 24
Departure:  RALEIGH
124.95 ;055-229
127.675 ;230-054
307.9 ;230-054
318.2 ;055-229
Hrs: 24
ATIS:  123.8
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (919-840-0816)
BLOGS STAR:  124.95
ROZBO DP:  125.3
BEXGO DP:  132.35
LWOOD DP:  256.9
ARGAL STAR:  318.2
BRADE STAR:  124.95
LWOOD DP:  132.35
OXFRD DP:  256.9
BLOGS STAR:  318.2
HOOKZ DP:  353.675
EMERG:  121.5
TAQLE STAR:  124.95
OXFRD DP:  132.35
SHPRD DP:  256.9
BRADE STAR:  318.2
HURIC DP:  353.675
CLASS C:  125.3 ;055-229
BUZZY STAR:  127.675
SHPRD DP:  132.35
TAQLE STAR:  318.2
ROZBO DP:  353.675
DMSTR STAR:  127.675
CLASS C:  256.9 ;230-054
FINAL:  285.425 ;EAST
PACKK DP:  125.3 ;055-229
CLASS C:  132.35 ;230-054
CLASS C:  353.675 ;055-229
FINAL CTL:  124.8
RALEIGH DP:  125.3 ;055-229
PACKK DP:  256.9 ;230-054
BUZZY STAR:  307.9
HOOKZ DP:  125.3
PACKK DP:  132.35 ;230-054
RALEIGH DP:  256.9 ;230-054
DMSTR STAR:  307.9
PACKK DP:  353.675 ;055-229
ARGAL STAR:  124.95
HURIC DP:  125.3
RALEIGH DP:  132.35 ;230-054
BEXGO DP:  256.9
RALEIGH DP:  353.675 ;055-229

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 919

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Aero Avionics, Inc.
      
    840-2229
    Piedmont Aviation Services
      
    840-2200, 800-334-5858 100LL, Jet A
    Raleigh Flying Service, Inc.
      
    Unicom 122.95 840-4400 100LL, Mogas, Jet A
    Signature Flight Support
       Email
    Unicom: 131.15, Arinc: 131.15 +1 919 840 2200
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Raleigh(RDU)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 12/29/22 to 0901Z 01/26/23.

    There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

    APD - Airport Diagram
    DP - Departure Procedure Charts
    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SE-2
    DP BEXGO FIVE (RNAV) SE-2
    DP HOOKZ FIVE (RNAV) SE-2
    DP HURIC FOUR (RNAV) SE-2
    DP LWOOD FIVE (RNAV) SE-2
    DP OXFRD FIVE (RNAV) SE-2
    DP PACKK NINE SE-2
    DP PACKK NINE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-2
    DP RALEIGH ONE SE-2
    DP RALEIGH ONE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-2
    DP ROZBO FIVE (RNAV) SE-2
    DP SHPRD FOUR (RNAV) SE-2
    HOT HOT SPOT SE-2
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 05L SE-2
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 05R SE-2
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 23L SE-2
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 23R SE-2
    IAP ILS RWY 05R (SA CAT I - II) SE-2
    IAP ILS RWY 23R (CAT II - III) SE-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 32 SE-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 05L SE-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 05R SE-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 23L SE-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 23R SE-2
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 05L SE-2
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 05R SE-2
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 23L SE-2
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 23R SE-2
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-2
    MIN DIVERSE VECTOR AREA SE-2
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-2
    STAR ALDAN THREE (RNAV) SE-2
    STAR ALDAN THREE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-2
    STAR BLOGS THREE (RNAV) SE-2
    STAR BRADE SIX SE-2
    STAR BUZZY ONE SE-2
    STAR DMSTR ONE (RNAV) SE-2
    STAR DMSTR ONE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-2
    STAR TAQLE ONE (RNAV) SE-2
    STAR TAQLE ONE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-2
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near RDU

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    16.0 Triple W Airport
    (5W5)
    164 173 100LL
    23.9 Triangle North Exec Airport
    (LFN KLHZ LHZ)
    68 78 100LL, Jet A-1+
    26.2 Raleigh Regional At Person County Airport
    (TDF KTDF TDF)
    338 347 100LL, Jet A-1+
    28.0 Johnston Regional Airport
    (KJNX JNX)
    136 146 100LL, Jet A-1+
    30.0 Harnett Regional Jetport Airport
    (KHRJ HRJ)
    174 183 100LL, Jet A-1+
    31.6 Henderson/Oxford Airport
    (KHNZ HNZ)
    23 33 100LL, Jet A-1+
    34.9 Burlington/Alamance Regional Airport
    (KBUY BUY)
    287 296 100LL, Jet A-1+
    36.4 Siler City Municipal Airport
    (KSCR SCR)
    253 262 100LL, Jet A-1+
    40.3 Wilson Industrial Air Center Airport
    (W03)
    98 108 100LL, Jet A-1+
    40.4 Causey Airport
    (2A5)
    273 282 100LL, Jet A-1+
    43.6 Rocky Mount/Wilson Regional Airport
    (RWI KRWI RWI)
    91 101 100LL, Jet A
    44.5 Lake Country Regional Airport
    (W63)
    14 24 100LL
    47.3 Wayne Exec Jetport Airport
    (KGWW GWW)
    121 131 100LL, Jet A-1+
    48.4 Moore County Airport
    (SOP KSOP SOP)
    217 226 100LL, Jet A+
    49.4 Danville Regional Airport
    (DAN KDAN DAN)
    327 336 100LL, Jet A+
    53.4 Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport
    (FAY KFAY FAY)
    184 193 100LL, Jet A
    53.7 Mount Olive Municipal Airport
    (W40)
    136 146 100LL, Jet A-1+
    55.5 Asheboro Regional Airport
    (KHBI HBI)
    256 265 100LL, Jet A-1+
    56.4 Chase City Municipal Airport
    (KCXE CXE)
    14 24 100LL
    57.6 Piedmont Triad International Airport
    (GSO KGSO GSO)
    283 292 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    NM of KRDU

    NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

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    NM of KRDU

    Remarks

    A110-1 NO JET ENGINE MAINTENANCE RUNS BETWEEN 0000-0600.
    A110-10 RSTD: PPR FOR ALL MILITARY AIRCRAFT F/W - R/W & UNSCHEDULED CHARTER FLIGHTS WITH 30 OR MORE PASSENGERS. 24 HR PN RQR FOR MIL PRACTICE APCH. CTC ARPT OPS 919-840-7510 OR RDU APP C919-380-3125. 24 HR PPR FOR ALL F/W AND R/W MIL ACFT GOING TO ARNG RAMP. POC DSN 582-9000, EXTN 16200, C919-804-5300, EXTN 16200. OSACOM FLT DET DSN 582-9000, EXTN 16202, C919-804-5300, EXTN 16202.
    A110-11 ARPT CLSD TO AIRSHIPS.
    A110-12 TWY E BEHIND SOUTH CARGO 4 & TWY J BEHIND CORPORATE HANGARS NOT VSBL FM ATCT.
    A110-15 ARNG: LTD PRK. ARNG OPS DSN 582-9000, EXTN 16200, C919-804-5300 EXTN 16200, DSN 582-9000,X16200, C919-804-5300,X16200 CTC FORECAST BASE 10 MIN PRIOR LDG. RAMP CLSD TO ALL F/W EXCEPT ARMY & MIL TRANSPORT WITH PPR, FACILITY HRS 1300-2130Z++ MON-FRI EXC HOL. MAKE APPT FOR AFTER DUTY HRS. NO FUEL EXCARNG FERRY ACFT. OSACOM FLT DET DSN 582-9248, C919-664-6248.
    A110-16 TAXIWAY F1 IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
    A110-17 ALL TDG V AIRCRAFT TXG ON TWY A ARE RSTD TO TAXI SPD OF 15 MPH
    A110-18 APN TXL F BTN TWY T1 AND TWY T7 CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN MORE THAN 171 FT.
    A110-19 TWY F2 AND F5 CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
    A110-2 NG PPR FOR LDG CTC V582-9181 C(919)664-9181.
    A110-20 TWY D CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN MORE THAN 171 FT WHEN TWY G AND H ARE OCCUPIED.
    A110-21 TWY C BTN TWY G AND TWY F CLSD TO ACFT WINGSPAN MORE THAN 118 FT.
    A110-22 TWY C BTN TWY F AND G IS RSTRD TO ACFT LESS THAN A MAX GROSS TAKEOFF WEIGHT OF 490000 LBS.
    A110-3 NG 24 HR PPR FOR JET ACFT & TRANS MIL ACFT - 919-840-7510.
    A110-6 NO APPROVAL REQUIRED FOR PUSHBACK AT TERMINAL 1 GATES UNLESS ACFT REQUIRED TO USE TWY A. CTC ATC PRIOR TO PUSH ONTO TWY A. TERMINAL 2 ACFT MUST CTC RAMP TOWER PRIOR TO PUSH.
    A30-05L/23R RWY 05L/23R SW 3000 FT UNGROOVED & NE 3000 FT UNGROOVED.
    A80 VISIBILITY OF BCN SHIELDED TO THE NORTH.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 05L/23R
    05R/23L
    14/32
    Longest Runway: 05L/23R is 10000 ft (3048 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05L, 23R, 05R, 23L

    RDU Airport Runway Details

    Runway 05L/23R  10000 ft x 150 ft (3048 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/14/2015
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Wire comb or wire tine
    Runway Pavement Class:  33 /R/B/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  190.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  355.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  750.0

    Runway 05L

    Runway 23R

    Elevation: 
    366.8 408.6
    Latitude: 
    35-52-28.0160N 35-53-37.7657N
    Longitude: 
    078-48-07.0690W 078-46-40.9198W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    045 225
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config.
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    72 69
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    10000 10000
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    10000 10000
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    10000 10000
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    10000 10000

    Runway 05R/23L  7500 ft x 150 ft (2286 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/14/2015
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  89 /F/A/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  176.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  335.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  750.0

    Runway 05R

    Runway 23L

    Elevation: 
    397.5 430.7
    Latitude: 
    35-51-52.6684N 35-52-44.9832N
    Longitude: 
    078-47-50.4174W 078-46-45.8171W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    045 225
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown, Rollout Touchdown, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No Yes
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    62 56
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    7500 7500
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    7500 7500
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    7500 7500
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    7500 7500

    Runway 14/32  3570 ft x 100 ft (1088 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/14/2015
    Runway Pavement Class:  16 /F/A/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.0

    Runway 14

    Runway 32

    Elevation: 
    432.1 424.7
    Latitude: 
    35-52-30.1119N 35-52-05.0792N
    Longitude: 
    078-46-57.6427W 078-46-27.0499W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    135 315
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 3.5 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Object at End: 
    TREES
    Object Height: 
    120
    Distance from End: 
    3046
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    REIL: 
    No Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    47

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    High Pressure / Low Pressure
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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