RDU breaking ground on new runway

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Wednesday, October 11, 2023
RDU breaking ground on new runway
RDU breaking ground on new runway

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Raleigh-Durham International Airport is breaking ground on a new runway.

The airport received approval from the FAA to replace the nearly 40-year-old runway this past August.

RDU said once construction is done more gates will be added and terminal two could get an upgrade to meet growing demand.

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The project is estimated to cost around $500 million and be completed in 2028.

The new runway will be built alongside the current one so there won't be any interruption to travel.