According to RDU, the Navy brought 12 F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Airport officials said the military does not typically share mission details with them.
Viewers from across the area reported loud noises and rumbling sounds.
The sounds of freedom! 🇺🇸 You may have noticed RDU is hosting several military aircraft overnight. The military typically does not share mission details with the airport.— RDU Int'l Airport (@RDUAirport) January 19, 2020