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.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport Runways
Raleigh-Durham International Airport covers 5,000 acres and has three runways. Two runways are made of asphalt while one is made of concrete. These runways are all different sizes so they can accommodate different sizes of private jets.
Runway 5R/23L is 7,500 feet long and 150 feet wide and is made of asphalt.
Runway 5L/23R is 10,000 feet long and 150 feet wide and is made of concrete.
Runway 14/32 is 3,570 feet long and 100 feet wide and is made of asphalt. While runways 5R/23L and 5L/23R are considered the two primary runways, runway 14/32 is used as a General Aviation runway.