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RDU

Raleigh-Durham International
Raleigh/durham, North Carolina

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FAA Identifier: RDU
Latitude/Longitude: 35-52-39.5000N / 078-47-14.9000W
35.8775 / -78.7872
Elevation: 435 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 09W (2020)
Land Area Covered: 5000 acres
From City: 9 nautical miles NW of Raleigh/durham, NC
County/Parish: Wake, NC
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1943 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Charlotte
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Washington Center (ZDC)
FSS: Raleigh Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: Ss-Sr
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
RDR 134.3
MALNR RNAV STAR 128.3
MALNR RNAV STAR 307.9
LCL/P 257.8
LCL/P 127.45(EAST) RYS 05R/23L & 14/32
LCL/P 119.3(WEST) RY 05L/23R
KAROO STAR 124.95
KAROO STAR 318.2
GND/P 348.6
GND/P 121.7(WEST) RY 05L/23R
GND/P 121.9(EAST) RYS 05R/23L & 14/32
FINAL CTL 395.0
FINAL CTL 124.8
FINAL 385.425 EAST
EMERG 121.5
DEPARTURE 353.675 SOUTH
DEP/P 125.3(025-229)
DEP/P 353.675(025-229)
DEP/P 256.9(230-024)
DEP/P 132.35(230-024)
D-ATIS 123.8
CLASS C 125.3(025-229)
CLASS C 256.9(230-024)
CLASS C 353.675(025-229)
CLASS C 132.35(230-024)
CD/P 120.1
BLOGS STAR 318.2
BLOGS STAR 124.95
APCH/P IC 128.3(230-024)
APCH/P IC 307.9(230-024)
APCH/P 124.95(025-229)
APCH/P 318.2(025-229)
CPME 1: 35-52-51.8100 N 078-47-08.5386 W CPME 2: 35-53-08.7785 N 078-46-39.8745 W PE : 35-42-02.8274 N 078-31-42.2376 W ASR ELEV: 399.2 FT
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: High/low
Runway Information:
Runway: 05L/23R
Dimensions: 10000 x 150 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Wire comb or wire tine
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 75 K lbs.
Double wheel: 190 K lbs.
Double tandem: 355 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 05R/23L
Dimensions: 7500 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 75 K lbs.
Double wheel: 176 K lbs.
Double tandem: 335 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 14/32
Dimensions: 3570 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 12 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Raleigh-Durham Arpt Auth
P.O. Box 80001
Rdu Airport, NC 27623
919-840-7700
Manager: Michael Landguth
1000 Trade Drive
Rdu Airport, NC 27623
(919) 840-7701
Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
  • NO JET ENGINE MAINTENANCE RUNS BETWEEN 0000-0600.
  • 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.
  • ARPT CLSD TO AIRSHIPS.
  • TWY E BEHIND SOUTH CARGO 4 & TWY J BEHIND CORPORATE HANGARS NOT VSBL FM ATCT.
  • CRAN 75 FT AGL .76 NM FM AER 05R.
  • 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 HO
  • TAXIWAY F1 IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
  • NG PPR FOR LDG CTC V582-9181 C(919)664-9181.
  • NG 24 HR PPR FOR JET ACFT & TRANS MIL ACFT - 919-840-7510.
  • NO APPROVAL REQUIRED FOR PUSHBACK AT TERMINAL GATES UNLESS ACFT REQUIRES USE OF TWY. CTC ATC PRIOR TO PUSHING ONTO TWY.
  • RY 05L/23R SW 3000 FT UNGROOVED& NE 3000 FT UNGROOVED.
  • VISIBILITY OF BCN SHIELDED TO THE NORTH.
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