RDU Observation Park, Morrisville

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  • Whether it is me or my spouse leaving RDU on a business trip my kids always seem to find our way to the observation park to watch the planes take off. From the deck itself you can see planes take off ...  more »
  • We attended the event and were very impressed by the planes, exhibits, and hard work of the USO. Parking was not ideal as we were not permitted to walk across the street & had to wait on a bus to and ...  more »
  • We came by and it was a really great thing to see. There's a nice modern observation ledge where you can see the planes take off and land. There's also a mini runway in the park that my littlest one l...  more »
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  • There are a few huge buildings in front of the observation deck which blocks the view of the touchdown point which is the whole fun of seeing aeroplanes land. Otherwise the idea to build such a place is really good. Could have been little closer to runway. If you look for the best experience with seeing flights take off and land i wud suggest gravelly point in Washington DC.
  • The UNC building blocks the view of the airplane touchdown, otherwise it is very nice.
  • Pretty well maintained area. Bathrooms, playground for kids, and a little runway they can mess around on. Just too far away from the runways/terminal to get the best views. Good places to visit once, but once you've done it no reason to return.
  • Provides good, long views of RDU's parallel runways under a permanent outdoor canopy. Parking is free and adjacent. Benches are plenty, and many visitors bring a snack to enjoy while watching the near constant flight arrivals.
  • I love this place. I have been coming here since I was a child! Watching airplanes takeoff never gets old! Even for a 21 year old!!

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