Special Alert

RDU Observation Park

  • Corner of Business St and International Dr
  • RDU International Airport
  • RDU International Airport, NC 27623
  • Primary: (919) 840-2123

Located near the Air Traffic Control Tower, the park provides sweeping views of RDU’s 10,000-foot runway. Spend hours plane-watching and listening to pilot-tower communications via audio speakers on the elevated observation platform. Features free parking, restrooms, play area, educational placards, and grass lawn. The park is also a popular location for kids’ parties.

General
  • Business Hours: M-Sa, 8am-7pm.
Payment/Discounts/Rates
  • Free Admission All The Time:
Parking
  • Free Parking:
Activity Type
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Category
  • Science & Nature:
  • Outdoor:
Age-appropriate
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Recreation & Activities
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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604