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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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Great place to sit and think

I come here when its quiet to contemplate life or just relax. I love watching the planes take off... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
tkcary
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Cary, North Carolina
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Nice place to spend 1 to 2 hours

Nice place to spend 1 to 2 hours and see aeroplanes landing. Best time to come when temperatures is... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
vivek m
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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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11 - 20 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I come here when its quiet to contemplate life or just relax. I love watching the planes take off and land and the piped-in radio traffic. I used to bring the kids here to play. Very cool retreat.

Thank tkcary
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place to spend 1 to 2 hours and see aeroplanes landing. Best time to come when temperatures is at 70s

Thank vivek m
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Nice spot. Close to the terminals. Not usually too crowded. Good view of the runway. Park here instead of endlessly orbiting the terminals.

Thank MadMorf
Reviewed 18 January 2017

There is an elevated shelter that provides shade and has a few benches. Entertaining for kids who are fascinated by airplanes, although younger children may find the engine noise overwhelming as full-size commercial aircraft are quite loud. During the summer months, the tiny playground isn't...More

Thank WanderingLost
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a frequent stop for us as our young son loves planes. Early morning visits are best (8-10 a.m.) and there is a fair amount of activity during those times. Stop by terminal three for a quick walk around the baggage area (always fascinating...More

Thank amm925
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Enjoyed sitting and watching the plans leave an take off. Nice covered area to sit up high or you can sit at tables on the ground level. Small park area for kids.

Thank Cruises72
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to take children to watch the planes take off and land. The observation deck is in a perfect location.

Thank kinkung2017
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great place to watch planes land or take off. Great for singles, couples or kids as there is a small park made in the form of an airport runway. Can get some great sunset pictures from there but it does close at dusk and airport...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Visited the RDU observation park last week. Although a hot day the observation park is covered providing shade. Had a few extra minutes prior to travel so enjoyed watching several aircraft land and take off. If you arrive at RDU early I recommend visiting the...More

Thank davidwladue
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I love taking my kids to the RDU observation deck to watch the planes. The park also has a large sandbox and mini-runways so the kids can run around an play. It has plenty of space to run an play (grass, sandbox, kids runways) so...More

Thank Jonathan B
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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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