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RDU Observation Park

Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Across from General Aviation Terminal, Morrisville, NC 27623
+1 919-840-7700
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Beautiful sunset to kick off a night out on the town

As a native of Charlotte, I was skeptical with what RDU would have to offer in the realm of an... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
SA304
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Calm and quiet

This location is very unique as it has a seating area to enjoy the take off's and landings. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Castlepine
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  • Average9%
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Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Across from General Aviation Terminal, Morrisville, NC 27623
This attraction is at Raleigh-Durham Airport
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+1 919-840-7700
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

As a native of Charlotte, I was skeptical with what RDU would have to offer in the realm of an observation park. I was beyond impressed with this facility. It is set up MUCH better than Charlotte Douglas' observation area. It has some fun activities...More

Thank SA304
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This location is very unique as it has a seating area to enjoy the take off's and landings. Great for a quick lunch/dinner snack date. A small play ground is available for kids to enjoy and let some of the energy out. I would caution...More

1  Thank Castlepine
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Took my granddaughter and her classmate to the Observation Park for a play date. They were so excited play at the park and to watch the planes take off and land. It was very fun filled Saturday afternoon.

Thank Momluv3us
Reviewed 22 March 2016

When waiting for incoming flights at RDU I always stop at the Observation Lot parking lot, unless I know I have time for a car wash at Sheets. They offer a good inexpensive wash, free vacs and free air. A quick drive down to the...More

Thank NBHS08
Reviewed 21 February 2016

It's up on the "hill" and you turn eastward the road "T" on the access road heading away from the airport on the north side. They have a little playground area for any restless kids waiting with you.

Thank wordmobile
Reviewed 5 February 2016

It's real nice to have RDU do a place like this for the public and to encourage aviation enthusiasm. You can see runway 5L/23R but not the other one. They pipe in air traffic control and that is nice to follow. There is a kind...More

Thank viperflt
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I've never been to an airport observation deck before, so I don't have anything to compare it to. Regardless it provides nice views of the planes. Convenient to get to and parking is close.

Thank Randy B
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This has always been a fun trip to take the kids to have lunch. It's one of the few times that you do get a meal with the flight. With our lunches packed, we found it a great place to go watch the planes take...More

Thank Kschlink
Reviewed 12 August 2015

A good relaxing place if you like planes. The position of the observation deck gives observers a grate spot to watch touchdowns and "wheels up".

Thank PRMoose
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Park has a very basic play ground for kids. It has a raised platform where you can see planes take off.they have a few picnic tables. The view is partially obstructed by trees and a building. You can only see one runway. They pipe in...More

Thank Barry M
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Ashland77
16 May 2017|
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Response from kinkung2017 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so. This is simply an observation platform where you watch plans taxi and load or take off
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