Charlotte Douglas Airport
Charlotte Douglas Airport is an international airport in Charlotte, the largest city in North Carolina and the 15th biggest city in the United States. The airport is named after Ben Elbert Douglas Sr., the mayor of Charlotte from 1935 to 1941. North Carolina in the east of the United States has two international airports, Charlotte Douglas Airport (50.2 million passengers in 2019) and Raleigh-Durham Airport (14.2 million passengers in 2019). Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina. Charlotte Douglas Airport is known as the airport of the rocking chairs that you will find everywhere and you can use to relax. Charlotte Douglas Airport is an important base for American Airlines. Carolinas Aviation Museum is located within the airport grounds, a 7-minute drive from the terminal.
Where is Charlotte Douglas Airport situated?
Charlotte Douglas Airport is located west of the city of Charlotte close to Interstate 485 (I-485), Charlotte’s ring road. Due to the proximity of this highway, the airport is easily accessible by car.
How many terminals does Charlotte Douglas Airport have?
The airport has a very large terminal and four runways. The terminal of Charlotte Douglas has five concourses, which are from west to east Concourse A, Concourse B, Concourse C, Concourse D and Concourse E. The concourses and boarding gates of the airport are connected by moving walkways. Charlotte Douglas Airport’s Main Terminal has three floors, namely Level 1 Arrivals / Baggage Claim, Level 2 Departures / Check-In / Atrium and Level 3 Mezzanine.
The distance from Charlotte Douglas Airport to the centre of Charlotte is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Charlotte.
From CLT Airport to Charlotte City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Charlotte Douglas Airport by public transport. Visit the Charlotte Douglas Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Charlotte Douglas Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Charlotte is about $ 25.-. Book your taxi at Charlotte Douglas Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From CLT Airport to Charlotte City centre by Taxi
At Charlotte Douglas Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Charlotte Douglas Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Charlotte Douglas Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- American Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
- United Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Charlotte
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Things to do
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