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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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Relaxing

Took my granddaughter and her classmate to the Observation Park for a play date. They were so... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2016
Momluv3us
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Durham, North Carolina
Better than Sheets.

When waiting for incoming flights at RDU I always stop at the Observation Lot parking lot, unless I... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2016
NBHS08
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Cary
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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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Reviewed June 26, 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 March 22, 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 February 21, 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 February 5, 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 October 2, 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 September 12, 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 August 12, 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 July 24, 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
Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place is a real treat if you like to see jets take off and land. Planes can fly in different directions each day affording different perspectives of take off and landings. This deck is closer to one end of the runway than the other...More

Thank Don N
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great outdoor park where you can watch arriving and departing flights. There is also a small mock up of the runways for children to enjoy

Thank lindsey b
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Ashland77
Available for birthday parties?
May 16, 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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