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The Fly Angle: The Official RDU Airport Podcast

14 EpisodesProduced by RDU AirportWebsite

The Fly Angle is Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s official podcast. Each episode takes you behind-the-scenes at RDU, meeting special guests and exploring what happens each day at a busy international airport. Hosted by RDU’s Communications, Government & Community Affairs staff, The Fly Angle i… read more

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Episode 14: Mapping Airports with GIS

April 22nd, 2022


In This Episode:

There’s no shortage of geospatial innovation at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. RDU’s GIS guru Kristin Johnston sits down with …

Episode 13: WSJ’s Scott McCartney Looks Back at “The Middle Seat” — And What’s Next For Airports

March 8th, 2022


In This Episode:

Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal writer Scott McCartney recently wrapped up his popular longtime “The Middle Seat” column …

Episode 12: On the Beat with Airport Police

January 25th, 2022


In This Episode:

RDU Airport Police Chief Steele Myers talks to co-hosts Jake Potter and Stephanie Hawco about the unique nature of policing at an …

Episode 11: Talking Airport Operations with RDU’s John Graves

November 30th, 2021


In This Episode:

As John Graves wraps up two decades of service as one of RDU’s operations leaders, co-hosts Mary Griffith and Jake Potter dive in to hear some great airport stories from his career. Meanwhile, find out …

Episode 10: “Playing Tetris With $100 Million Jets”

October 7th, 2021


In This Episode:

How do pilots know where to move their aircraft? Co-hosts Mary Griffith and Jake Potter dig in with Kyle Mitchell, who leads ramp tower operations at RDU, to learn all about the last mile of air traffic …

Episode 9: Carrying On With the Hurricanes, Novo Nordisk and More

September 3rd, 2021


In This Episode:

What’s better than a special guest? How about four? Co-hosts Mary Griffith and Jake Potter sit down with leaders from Novo Nordisk, the Research Triangle Foundation, Eckel & Vaughan, PNC Arena and …

Episode 8: RDU CEO Mike Landguth Shares His “Lessons Learned” From The Past Year

July 27th, 2021


In This Episode:

We wanted to know what’s on deck for airports as the industry recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic — so we went straight to the top. RDU’s President and CEO, Mike Landguth, joins co-hosts Mary Griffith …

Episode 7: Airports Are Flying High (Tech)

June 24th, 2021


In This Episode:

It takes a lot of technology to operate a major international airport each day, from the infrastructure you can see to the …

Episode 6: Talking Travel Tips with the TSA

April 13th, 2021


In This Episode:

As many flyers return to the skies for the first time, it’s a good time to brush up on what you can and can’t bring to the airport. Transportation Security Administration’s Andrew Small shares insight …

Episode 5: Popular Triangle Brewery On Tap at RDU

February 25th, 2021


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In This Episode:

Cheers to a popular North Carolina …

Episode 4: Airports and Aircraft Noise

January 26th, 2021


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In This Episode:

Crank up the volume: this episode is …

Episode 3: Shopping Local For The Holidays… At The Airport?

December 15th, 2020


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In This Episode:

You made a list, but did you check it …

Episode 2: How Do Airports Recruit New Flights?

November 18th, 2020


In This Episode:

The holidays are fast approaching, and the airport is getting ready to welcome Thanksgiving travelers. Co-hosts Mary Griffith and …

Episode 1: Now Arriving… Hurricane Season

September 29th, 2020


In This Episode

As RDU continues to recover from COVID-19, co-hosts Mary Griffith (Director of Community Affairs) and Jake Potter (Director of Internal Communications) chat about who’s returning to fly – and what they …

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