Raleigh Durham Airport Guide to Raleigh Durham International Airport RDU

Raleigh Durham Terminal 1

Raleigh Durham Terminal 1 stands for a domestic terminal with inbound and outbound flights within the country.


Inter-terminal transportation

The terminals are not connected.

Passengers moving between the terminals may ride a shuttle bus or take the moving walkway through the covered parking decks between the terminals.

See below the shuttle bus options:

- The Orange Bus: From Terminal 2 to Terminal 1.

- The Purple Bus: From Terminal 1 to Terminal 2.



Raleigh Durham Airport Terminal 1 is split into the ground level and the Concourse level:

Ground level: This level is divided between the baggage claim and the check-in.

Services: ATMs, food, drink and retail concessions.

Access from this level to the parking garage by a tunnel. The meet and greet area is located to the right.

Outside this level, passengers have at their ground transportation options such as rental cars, shuttle buses, park and ride, limos.

Concourse level: Find in this level Concourse A boarding gates (A1 – A9), which are currently used only by Southwest Airlines.



The only airline that operates at Raleigh-Durham Terminal 1 is Southwest Airlines.



See the services in Raleigh Durham Airport Terminal 1:

  • ATMs
  • Baggage carts
  • Meet & greet area
  • Restrooms
  • Smoking area
  • Food, drink and retail concessions
  • Baby care facilities
  • Chapel
  • Information desk
  • Meditation Room
  • Mobile charging
  • Spa

See more Services here