Raleigh–Durham Airport Departures RDU

Raleigh–Durham International Airport

Address: 2400 John Brantley Blvd, Morrisville, NC 27560
Phone: (919) 840-2123

Airport Codes

RDU Departures today

Schedule Time Estimated Time Destination Airline Flight Status
06:38 PM November-28 06:38 PM New York (LGA) Delta Connection DL5236 estimated
06:45 PM November-28 06:45 PM New York (JFK) Delta Connection DL5190 estimated
07:35 PM November-28 07:55 PM Chicago (MDW) Southwest Airlines WN2082 estimated
07:41 PM November-28 07:41 PM Boston (BOS) FedEx FX3721 estimated
07:42 PM November-28 07:42 PM New York (EWR) United Express UA4513 estimated
07:55 PM November-28 Chicago (MDW) Southwest Airlines WN1083 scheduled
09:47 PM November-28 09:47 PM Memphis (MEM) FedEx FX1328 estimated
10:30 PM November-28 Niagara Falls (IAG) Quest Diagnostics LBQ792 scheduled
05:21 AM November-29 05:21 AM Washington (DCA) American Eagle AA5535 estimated
05:21 AM November-29 05:43 AM New York (JFK) Delta Connection DL5463 estimated
05:40 AM November-29 05:40 AM Atlanta (ATL) Delta Air Lines DL2705 estimated
05:40 AM November-29 05:40 AM New York (LGA) Delta Connection DL4999 estimated
05:45 AM November-29 05:54 AM Baltimore (BWI) Southwest Airlines WN660 estimated
05:50 AM November-29 05:50 AM Charlotte (CLT) American Airlines AA1058 estimated
06:00 AM November-29 06:00 AM Washington (IAD) United Express UA4460 estimated
06:03 AM November-29 06:03 AM New York (EWR) United Airlines UA1771 estimated
06:06 AM November-29 06:06 AM New York (JFK) JetBlue Airways B6185 estimated
06:21 AM November-29 06:28 AM Detroit (DTW) Delta Connection DL4845 estimated
07:00 AM November-29 07:00 AM Chicago (ORD) United Airlines UA531 estimated
07:00 AM November-29 07:06 AM Ottawa (YOW) NetJets estimated
07:38 AM November-29 07:38 AM Elmira (ELM) Wiggins Airways WIG8410 estimated
07:50 AM November-29 07:50 AM Chicago (ORD) American Eagle AA4694 estimated
08:10 AM November-29 08:10 AM Memphis (MEM) FedEx FX684 estimated
09:20 AM November-29 09:20 AM New York (JFK) Delta Connection DL4831 estimated
10:00 AM November-29 10:19 AM St. Louis (SUS) estimated
10:03 AM November-29 10:20 AM Boston (BOS) American Eagle AA5847 estimated
10:07 AM November-29 10:15 AM Detroit (DTW) Delta Connection DL5423 estimated
10:15 AM November-29 10:34 AM Stuart (SUA) Delta Private Jets estimated
10:25 AM November-29 10:25 AM Washington (IAD) United Express UA4882 estimated
10:30 AM November-29 10:47 AM Philadelphia (PHL) American Airlines AA5761 estimated
11:25 AM November-29 11:32 AM Baltimore (BWI) Southwest Airlines WN3178 estimated
11:34 AM November-29 11:53 AM Chicago (ORD) American Eagle AA4125 estimated
11:39 AM November-29 11:39 AM New York (JFK) JetBlue Airways B61285 estimated
11:54 AM November-29 11:54 AM Charlotte (CLT) American Eagle AA5486 estimated
12:04 PM November-29 12:11 PM New York (LGA) Delta Connection DL5061 estimated
12:21 PM November-29 12:27 PM Philadelphia (PHL) American Airlines AA4533 estimated
12:22 PM November-29 12:22 PM Washington (DCA) American Eagle AA5379 estimated
12:35 PM November-29 12:46 PM Orlando (MCO) Southwest Airlines WN1136 estimated
01:12 PM November-29 01:18 PM Detroit (DTW) Delta Connection DL4858 estimated
02:24 PM November-29 02:24 PM Atlanta (ATL) Delta Air Lines DL2097 estimated
02:50 PM November-29 02:50 PM Washington (IAD) United Express UA4543 estimated
03:00 PM November-29 03:05 PM Baltimore (BWI) Southwest Airlines WN3733 estimated
04:00 PM November-29 04:06 PM Orlando (MCO) NetJets EJA254 estimated
04:32 PM November-29 04:36 PM Boston (BOS) American Airlines AA5762 estimated
05:05 PM November-29 05:15 PM Baltimore (BWI) Southwest Airlines WN117 estimated
05:11 PM November-29 05:14 PM Orlando (MCO) Spirit Airlines NK2080 estimated
05:15 PM November-29 05:15 PM Detroit (DTW) Delta Connection DL4852 estimated
05:32 PM November-29 05:49 PM Washington (DCA) American Airlines AA5209 estimated
05:35 PM November-29 05:50 PM New York (EWR) United Express UA3654 estimated
05:35 PM November-29 New York (EWR) United Airlines UA4458 scheduled
05:43 PM November-29 05:54 PM Chicago (ORD) United Airlines UA1495 estimated
06:38 PM November-29 New York (LGA) Delta Connection DL5236 scheduled
06:45 PM November-29 New York (JFK) Delta Connection DL5190 scheduled
07:35 PM November-29 Chicago (MDW) Southwest Airlines WN2082 scheduled
07:42 PM November-29 07:42 PM New York (EWR) United Express UA4513 estimated
10:30 PM November-29 Niagara Falls (IAG) Quest Diagnostics LBQ792 scheduled
05:21 AM November-30 Washington (DCA) American Airlines AA5535 scheduled
05:21 AM November-30 New York (JFK) Delta Connection DL5463 scheduled
05:40 AM November-30 Atlanta (ATL) Delta Air Lines DL2705 scheduled
05:40 AM November-30 New York (LGA) Delta Connection DL4999 scheduled
05:45 AM November-30 Baltimore (BWI) Southwest Airlines WN660 scheduled

Know about the Raleigh–Durham Airport departures

The Raleigh–Durham Airport is located just about 4.5 miles away from Morrisville in Wake County in North Carolina. This airport is semi-large in the US, covering an area traversing 4,929 acres. It’s well equipped and designed. This airport has three runways for Raleigh airport departures to international and domestic destinations. This airport goes on to see about 352 flights daily during normal circumstances. 2019 saw the passenger traffic more than 14-million plus people followed by a big drop in 2020. The flight departures increased again in 2021.

Transportation system at Raleigh–Durham Airport

So are you flying into this International Airport and trying to learn about the transportation system of RDU. Well, they have got several ground transportation choices that include:

  • Ride-sharing: Lyft, Uber, and Wingz customers may meet the drivers at some Pre-Arranged Zones somewhere outside baggage claims at every terminal to have RDU airport departures to the cities for your final destination.
  • Bus and Railways: continuing the journey via rail and bus at terminal 1 with GoTriangle Raleigh departures at zone 2 and at terminal 2 around zone 6. Other departures are with Greyhound and Amtrak.
  • The Hotel Shuttles: most of the bigger hotels provide Durham airport departures by shuttle services to their hotel.
  • Car rental: the car rental agencies are located near the terminals. Courtesy shuttles are provided from the terminal to the offices. These are ready at zone 4 or zone 5.

You always park close to the airport. The RDU Premier Parking option is the most convenient. The fastest in the terminal and the car is in a covered parking garage. Park here for $5 an hour or $26 a day. In this garage there is also ParkRDU Central Parking. Slightly cheaper but still a good option to get to ticketing quickly. There are covered places but also outdoor spaces on top of the roof of the garage. This is also called short term parking and ideal for a few days. If you want to park longer, the Economy long term parking option is perfect for you. This is near the airport site. By means of free shuttle buses that provide 24/7 service. The Economy 3 Rate is $1 per hour and $11 per day. Economy 4 is not always open. Keep that in mind.

Raleigh–Durham Airport terminal

It has three runways (one new one is planned) and a couple of passenger terminals alongside three concourses (i.e., Concourse A in Terminal 1, also Concourses D & C in Terminal 2).

Terminal 1 has nine gates for RDU flight departures. Formerly built in 1955, the terminal’s expanded in the year 1982 into what’s now a present-day terminal. Terminal 2 has 36 gates for, 4 of which are the international Raleigh airport departures. The terminal happened to open in phases between the years 2008 & 2011 and replaced the former Terminal C that’s built between the years 1985 – 1987 for none other than the American Airlines hub.

Airlines Terminal 1:

  • Southwest
  • Spirit

Airlines Terminal 2: 

  • Air Canada
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Allegiant
  • American Airlines
  • Avelo
  • Bahamasair
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Frontier
  • Icelandair
  • JetBlue Airways
  • Sun Country
  • United Airlines
Map Terminal 2 ticketing, departures area and baggage claim


The terminal features lounges like the Admirals Club, Delta Sky Club for American, United Club, United, and the Delta regular flyers, respectively.

Ten commercial carriers happen to fly between RDU and the destinations in Canada, United States, Mexico, Europe, and the Bahamas.

Airlines and destinations from Raleigh–Durham International Airport
  1. Air Canada Express has RDU departures from Toronto–Pearson and Seattle Airport Departures SEA, Montréal–Trudeau
  2. Alaska Airlines flies to Seattle/Tacoma
  3. Allegiant Air has flights to New Orleans, Punta Gorda, Orlando/Sanford, St. Petersburg and Clearwater
  4. American Airlines operate and flies to Charlotte, Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago–O’Hare, London–Heathrow, Miami, New York to LaGuardia, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington–National and Phoenix–Sky Harbor
  5. American Eagle has RDU airport departures to Boston, New York–JFK, Chicago–O’Hare, New York–LaGuardia, Pittsburgh Airport PIT, Philadelphia, Washington–National

Other significant Aircraft that operate from this airport are as follows:

  • Delta Air Lines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Sun Country Airlines
  • United Airlines
Raleigh–Durham Airport passenger statistics

Raleigh-Durham International Airport serves the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, handling over 14 million passengers yearly. And the numbers are only expected to increase with the passage of years. That prognoses are still alive when the pandemic is over. That probably will take longer than a few years after 2021.

Most RDU flight departures go to Atlanta with Frontier, Delta and Southwest. Other not mentioned destinations are also among the most popular: Denver, Baltimore, Fort Lauderdale and Newark.


If you want to stay in a hotel first because you have an early flight the next morning, that’s a good idea. Within a mile of the terminals, there are numerous hotels located along I-40. Easy to reach and fast to the airport by using an airport shuttle. Some good options to choose from:

  • Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Raleigh-Durham Airport, NC
  • Cambria Hotel Raleigh-Durham Airport
  • Sonesta ES Suites Raleigh Durham Airport Morrisville
  • Hampton Inn Raleigh/Durham Airport
  • Holiday Inn Express Raleigh-Durham Airport, an IHG Hotel
  • Days Inn by Wyndham Raleigh-Airport-Research Triangle Park
  • Staybridge Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport-Morrisville, an IHG Hotel