Raleigh-Durham International Airport (KRDU)
Raleigh-Durham International Airport is an international airport located in unincorporated Wake County, about 15 miles northwest of Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city. Its airport code is RDU, and it is the main airport for the Research Triangle region, which encompasses Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. It is the second-busiest airport in the state, with about 400 daily departures.
Luxury Accommodations in Raleigh-Durham
Staying in the right hotel is also paramount when taking a private jet charter to Raleigh-Durham. The area has no shortage of great accommodations to choose from, whether you’re traveling fo business or for pleasure. Each accommodation below caters to a different need, whether you’re hoping to be near the city’s center or farther out by the University.
Aloft Raleigh, a hip hotel by Marriott, is located right near North Carolina State University’s Main Campus, offering great views of the Bell Tower. Its location is great for exploring downtown and the rest of the Raleigh area. The hotel even has a bike-share program that allows you to take a bike out for the day if you so choose. In addition to a 24/7 pantry, a bar, and a lounge, the hotel features an outdoor pool, fitness center, and meeting rooms.
The Umstead Hotel and Spa
The Umstead Hotel and Spa is North Carolina’s most highly-rated hotel. It’s located in Cary, just five miles from Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Its serene woodland setting provides a gorgeous backdrop for your stay. Inside, curated art graces the walls and bathrobes are found in the rooms. The hotel also offers world-class cuisine and a relaxing spa.
21C Museum Hotel Durham
If you want to stay in Downtown Durham, 21C Museum Hotel is the place for you. This multi-venue location has over 10,500 square feet of exhibition and event space in addition to its boutique hotel and restaurant. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but its rooms have all the modern comforts you need.
Graduate Chapel Hill
Graduate Chapel Hill is the premier choice if you want to fly into RDU and stay in Chapel Hill, home to the nation’s first public university. Formerly called the Franklin, the hotel is located on Franklin Street just steps from campus. Rooms are thoughtfully designed and pet-friendly. The hotel also boasts over 2,400 square feet of meeting and event space both indoors and out for all your needs.