Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU)
(Raleigh, North Carolina - NC, USA)
This busy international airport is conveniently located 10 miles / 16 km southeast of Durham and around 10 miles / 16 km northwest of Raleigh, within central North Carolina. Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU) is currently experiencing high passenger traffic, with annual statistics rapidly approaching ten million passengers.
Close to Raleigh Durham Airport are the suburbs of Bethesda, Cary, Genlee, Leesville, Morrisville and Nelson. The I-540 interstate is also nearby and allows travelers to easily explore this part of North Carolina, being within reach of other prominent locations, such as Chapel Hill, Cary, Fayetteville, Greensboro and Winston-Salem.
Greyhound buses are especially popular, while shuttle buses are also an option, operated by R&G and the Triangle Transit Authority and linking the main universities. Within central Raleigh and Durham, Amtrak train provide travel further afield, with routes to cities such as Boston and New York.
About Raleigh Tourism
Part of North Carolina's famous 'Research Triangle', along with both neighboring Chapel Hill and Durham, the city of Raleigh is the state capital. Of particular importance in Raleigh is the North Carolina State University, which is home to over 30,000 students and was established in 1887.
Close to the suburb of Cary and also just a short drive from Greensborough, Raleigh Durham Airport (RDU) remains busy throughout the year. Attractions in nearby Raleigh include the North Carolina Museum of History on East Edenton Street, North Carolina Museum of Art along Blue Ridge Road, and the child friendly Exploris center on East Hargett Street, which comes complete with an IMAX cinema. Next to Raleigh and within Durham, highlights include the Duke University complex, the North Carolina Central University Art Museum along Fayetteville Street, the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club on Cameron Boulevard, and the many restaurants and shops based around Brightleaf Square.
Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU):|
|Address: 2400 John Brantley Boulevard, Morrisville, North Carolina, NC, 27560, USA|
|Airport Code: RDU
Tel: +1 919 840 2123
Fax: +1 919 840 0175
Email: not available