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Wheels Up

Wheels Up: Navigating the Airport & Airplane by Wheelchair

wheels-up-200x266.jpgTuesday, June 27
1 to 3 pm
RDU Airport, Terminal 2, Heritage Room (adjacent to the American Airlines ticket counter)

What You'll Learn

Attendees will learn about:

  • Terminal parking
  • Ticketing
  • Security
  • Baggage claim
  • Transfers (aisle chair, airplane seat, back to wheelchair)
  • Storage of your wheelchair

Plus, listen to a panel of travelers who use wheelchairs share their insights and experience a TSA screening.

Individuals who use wheelchairs and their families/caregivers are welcome to attend.


To register, please send an email with your contact information to bscolio@wakemed.org or call 919-350-5240. Please specify if you plan to participate in the TSA screening.


Give yourself plenty of time to park. FREE parking, courtesy of RDU Airport. Bring your parking ticket to the event. Go to the main level of Terminal 2 (where ticketing occurs) and representatives will help you find your way to the Heritage Room.