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KRDU Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: RDU
Lat/Long: 35-52-39.5000N / 078-47-14.9000W
35-52.658333N / 078-47.248333W
35.8776389 / -78.7874722
(estimated)
Elevation: 435.2 ft. / 132.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09W (2020)
From city: 9 miles NW of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 27612

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1943
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION (on field)
NOTAMs facility: RDU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
VISIBILITY OF BCN SHIELDED TO THE NORTH. Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index D
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: PHONE 919-840-0816
RALEIGH GROUND: 121.7(WEST) RY 05L/23R 121.9(EAST) RYS 05R/23L & 14/32 348.6
RALEIGH TOWER: 119.3(WEST) RY 05L/23R 127.45(EAST) RYS 05R/23L & 14/32 257.8
RALEIGH APPROACH: 124.95(025-229) 128.3(230-024) 307.9(230-024) 318.2(025-229)
RALEIGH DEPARTURE: 125.3(025-229) 132.35(230-024) 256.9(230-024) 353.675(025-229) 353.675 SOUTH
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.1
BLOGS STAR: 124.95 318.2
CLASS C: 125.3(025-229) 132.35(230-024) 256.9(230-024) 353.675(025-229)
D-ATIS: 123.8
EMERG: 121.5
FINAL: 385.425 EAST
FINAL CTL: 124.8 395.0
IC: 128.3(230-024) 307.9(230-024)
KAROO STAR: 124.95 318.2
MALNR STAR: 128.3 307.9
RADAR: 134.3
WX ASOS at IGX (14 nm W): 134.575 (919-942-2538)
  • 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

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RDU at fieldRALEIGH/DURHAM VORTAC117.2009W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LEEVY234/4.435007WLE .-.. .
PERSON156/25.322008WHUR .... ..- .-.
HUNTSBORO207/26.727109WHXO .... -..- ---
HARNETT356/27.241708WHQT .... --.- -
POPE019/39.933807WPOB .--. --- -...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 5L/23R

Dimensions: 10000 x 150 ft. / 3048 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/wired/combed, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 33 /R/B/X/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 190.0
Double tandem: 355.0
Dual double tandem: 750.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: RY 05L/23R SW 3000 FT UNGROOVED& NE 3000 FT UNGROOVED.
RUNWAY 5L  RUNWAY 23R
Latitude: 35-52.466933N35-53.629428N
Longitude: 078-48.117817W078-46.681997W
Elevation: 366.8 ft.408.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 054 magnetic, 045 true234 magnetic, 225 true
Declared distances: TORA:10000 TODA:10000 ASDA:10000 LDA:10000TORA:10000 TODA:10000 ASDA:10000 LDA:10000
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME

Runway 5R/23L

Dimensions: 7500 x 150 ft. / 2286 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 89 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 176.0
Double tandem: 335.0
Dual double tandem: 750.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5R  RUNWAY 23L
Latitude: 35-51.877807N35-52.749720N
Longitude: 078-47.840290W078-46.763618W
Elevation: 397.5 ft.430.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 054 magnetic, 045 true234 magnetic, 225 true
Declared distances: TORA:7500 TODA:7500 ASDA:7500 LDA:7500TORA:7500 TODA:7500 ASDA:7500 LDA:7500
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsMALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 3570 x 100 ft. / 1088 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 16 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 35-52.501865N35-52.084653N
Longitude: 078-46.960712W078-46.450832W
Elevation: 432.1 ft.424.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 144 magnetic, 135 true324 magnetic, 315 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none120 ft. trees, 3046 ft. from runway, 1 ft. left of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: RALEIGH-DURHAM ARPT AUTH
P.O. BOX 80001
RDU AIRPORT, NC 27623
Phone 919-840-7700
Manager: MICHAEL LANDGUTH
1000 TRADE DRIVE
RDU AIRPORT, NC 27623
Phone (919) 840-7701

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 176
Single engine airplanes: 103
Multi engine airplanes: 20
Jet airplanes: 24
Helicopters: 6
Military aircraft: 23
    
Aircraft operations: avg 549/day *
57% commercial
26% transient general aviation
14% air taxi
2% military
1% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 01 February 2018

Additional Remarks

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. POC DSN 582-9000, EXTN 16200, C919-804-5300, EXTN 16200. OSACOM FLT DET DSN 582-9000, EXTN 16202, C919-804-5300, EXTN 16202.
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 HOL. MAKE APPT FOR AFTER DUTY HRS. NO FUEL EXCARNG FERRY ACFT. OSACOM FLT DET DSN 582-9248, C919-664-6248.
TAXIWAY F1 IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
ALL TDG V AIRCRAFT TXG ON TWY A ARE RSTD TO TAXI SPD OF 15 MPH
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.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALDAN TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (347KB)
ARGAL SIX   download (284KB)
BLOGS TWO (RNAV)   download (267KB)
BRADE SIX   download (177KB)
BUZZY SEVEN   download (150KB)
KAROO TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (382KB)
MALNR FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (420KB)
SOUTH BOSTON FIVE   download (253KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05L   download (292KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 05R   download (321KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23L   download (307KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23R   download (323KB)
ILS RWY 05R (SA CAT I - II) **NEW**   download (328KB)
ILS RWY 23R (CAT II - III)   download (266KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 05L   download (274KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 05R   download (269KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 23L   download (240KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 23R   download (289KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (248KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 05L   download (299KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 05R   download (300KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 23L   download (288KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 23R   download (285KB)
VOR RWY 05R   download (217KB)
VOR RWY 23L   download (211KB)
VOR RWY 32   download (250KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (66KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BEXGO THREE (RNAV)   download (217KB)
BLUE DEVIL FIVE   download (189KB)
FAYETTEVILLE FOUR   download (171KB)
HOOKZ THREE (RNAV)   download (210KB)
HURIC THREE (RNAV)   download (228KB)
LWOOD THREE (RNAV) **NEW**   download (219KB)
OXFRD THREE (RNAV)   download (223KB)
PACKK EIGHT   download (179KB)
RALEIGH NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (293KB)
ROZBO THREE (RNAV)   download (257KB)
SHPRD THREE (RNAV)   download (185KB)
TAR HEEL ONE   download (230KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (238KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIGX - Horace Williams Airport (14 nm W)
KTTA - Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee County Airport (23 nm SW)
KLHZ - Triangle North Executive Airport (24 nm E)
KTDF - Person County Airport (26 nm N)
KJNX - Johnston Regional Airport (28 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5211:52
Sunrise07:2012:20
Sunset17:0222:02
Evening civil twilight17:3122:31

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Dec-2018 17:04:30
Local (UTC-5)  17-Dec-2018 12:04:30
 
METAR
KRDU 171651Z 31007G16KT 290V350 10SM FEW250 14/01 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP156 T01390006
TAF
KRDU 171139Z 1712/1812 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM171700 29007KT P6SM SKC FM180200 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Signature Flight Support ASRI 131.15
919-840-2200
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Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School toll-free 1-800-255-2877
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919-840-4444
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