Raleigh–Durham Airport Informational Guide to Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) - NON OFFICIAL

Raleigh–Durham Airport Terminal 1

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

Southwest Airlines is the sole airline in Raleigh Terminal 1.


Raleigh Durham Airport Terminal 1 is split into the following levels:

Ground level

This level is divided between the baggage claim and 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 disposal ground transportation options such as rental cars, shuttle buses, park and ride and limos.

Upper level

Security checkpoint and access to boarding gates.

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


There is a free shuttle bus available for all passengers. It is also possible to get there walking, just a 5 to 10 minute walk. 


- Restaurants and cafeterias
- Pet relief areas
- Smoking areas
- Hotel reservations
- Courtesy phones
- Restrooms
- Water filling stations
- Meet and greet area
- Information desk
- Shops
- Duty Free
- Flower shop
- Currency exchange
- Xpress Spa
- Power Chargers

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