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  • Apr 12, 2021
    Outlook Upgraded to Stable by Fitch

    Two of the worlds’ top rating agencies recently rated bonds issued on behalf of the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Fitch Ratings assigned an 'AA-' rating to the City of Charlotte’s...

  • Mar 23, 2021

    Passengers flying through CLT should expect a busy Airport as spring and summer travel numbers steadily rise. Throughout March CLT has seen 18,000 to 19,000 daily local passengers, which is among...

  • Mar 16, 2021

    Over the past year, the aviation industry has taken steps to enhance cleaning practices and evolve safety protocols to safeguard customers throughout their travels. As an additional measure to...

  • Mar 11, 2021
    Airport Utilizes Latest Technology to Help Deter Spread of COVID-19

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is investing in the latest technology to help deter the spread of COVID-19 and give passengers the confidence to fly again. “As air travel begins to pick...

  • Feb 18, 2021
    New checkpoint lanes designed with passenger security and convenience in mind

    Cross-posted from tsa.gov. Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) today announced that automated screening lanes (ASLs)...

  • Feb 10, 2021
    COVID-19 Impacts Airport Numbers

    COVID-19 impacts on airline travel stifled Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s 2020 year-end passenger and operation numbers. The Airport served 27.2 million passengers in 2020, a 46...

  • Feb 1, 2021

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is working closely with our partners regarding TSA’s security directive that will implement provisions of the CDC’s Emergency Order on Promoting...

  • Jan 11, 2021
    Charlotte Douglas Remains Top Economic Driver among N.C. Airports

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport contributes $24.6 billion annually to the state’s local economy, according to a North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Aviation...

  • Dec 21, 2020
    First Airport in North Carolina to Receive Recognition

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport has earned Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR™ Facility Accreditation, recognizing that CLT has implemented the most stringent protocols for...

  • Dec 17, 2020
    Book Online for the Best Parking Prices

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is prepared for Christmas travelers to start arriving this weekend. Due to COVID-19, the numbers are considerably lower than last year, however, CLT will be...

  • Dec 3, 2020

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport launched a virtual presentation to share information and gather feedback as part of an Environmental Assessment (EA) of a proposal to build a new runway and...

  • Nov 25, 2020

    North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Nov. 23 issued additional COVID-19 safety measures to tighten mask requirements and enforcement as cases continue to rise rapidly in North Carolina and across the...

  • Nov 18, 2020
    Passengers Can Expect A Busy Terminal

    Thanksgiving holiday travel, which kicks off this weekend at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, will be different for many passengers because of COVID-19 safety measures implemented for a...

  • Nov 6, 2020
    New Features Enhance Parking Experience for Passengers

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is launching its new parking revenue control system on Monday, Nov. 9 that will bring enhanced customer services and improved operational capability to...

  • Oct 15, 2020
    New Technology To Make Travel Planning Easier

    Passengers at Charlotte Douglas International Airport can now view security checkpoint wait times via CLT’s website and app before arriving at the terminal. The Airport has partnered with...

  • Oct 12, 2020
    Moving CLT Toward a Sustainable Future

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is adding five electric buses to its vehicle fleet as part of CLT’s sustainability commitment to pursue fiscally responsible practices that minimize...

  • Sep 22, 2020

    As concessionaires inside Charlotte Douglas International Airport terminal continue to reopen following the COVID-19 slowdown, the Aviation Department is hosting its first virtual job fair to help...

  • Sep 3, 2020

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is committed to providing a safe and healthy travel experience that gives passengers confidence to fly again. Over the past six months, CLT has implemented...

  • Jul 17, 2020

    As the plane turned off and the doors opened at Wilson Air Center Wednesday afternoon, little barks filled the air along with the sound of sniffing and the pitter patter of happy puppy feet....

  • Jun 30, 2020
    CLT is Ready to Welcome Growing Crowds

    The summer travel experience will be different for passengers flying in and out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport. CLT has implemented several new safety measures due to COVID-19 to keep...

  • Jun 15, 2020

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport does more than transport passengers. Lately, CLT staff have been busy spearheading the receipt and distribution of 2.5 million face masks for Airport...

  • May 6, 2020

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport will receive $135 million in federal funds from the CARES Act to help offset revenue declines caused by drastic reductions in air travel due to the COVID-19...

  • Apr 30, 2020

    The Aviation Department has created an internal Experience Recovery Team to review and recommend additional measures CLT can take to provide a safe and outstanding passenger experience when...

  • Mar 20, 2020
    Customers to Park in Walking Distance of Terminal

    Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, all passenger parking at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will move temporarily to the Hourly Deck. All other passenger lots will close to incoming...

  • Mar 10, 2020

    A new suit, shoes and even a handbag can mean a lot both personally and professionally. Clothes don’t make a person, but they can help with self-esteem and landing that dream job. That’s why...

  • Mar 3, 2020
    Aircraft Operations Also Hit All-Time High

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport served 50.2 million passengers in 2019, a historic all-time high and 8 percent increase from the previous year. “Reaching 50 million passengers is a huge...

  • Feb 21, 2020
    The New Centurion Lounge Offers Sophisticated Design With Nods to Charlotte's Southern Charm

    Reposted with permission American Express (NYSE: AXP) has announced that The Centurion Lounge at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) will open on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, marking the...

  • Dec 31, 2019
    Passenger Impacts Include Terminal Access

    Next week, Charlotte Douglas International Airport passengers will begin to see changes in front of the terminal as a $600 million lobby expansion gets underway. The changes, to include door...

  • Dec 18, 2019
    Airport Expects High Passenger Numbers Through Monday

    Christmas holiday travel begins tomorrow at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Airlines report flights are at near capacity. Passengers are encouraged to plan ahead, be prepared and arrive...

  • Dec 18, 2019

    To make travel during the most wonderful time of the year a little less stressful be sure to plan ahead and arrive early. Expect lines and ensure your luggage and your holiday gifts will clear...

  • Dec 10, 2019
    Terminal Lobby Expansion Breaks Ground

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport has entered a pivotal phase of Destination CLT today with the groundbreaking of the Terminal Lobby Expansion. The $600 million signature project is slated...

  • Terminal Lobby Expansion
    Dec 10, 2019
    Firm to Help Airport Deliver Southern Hospitality, Charlotte Style

    Gresham Smith celebrates the groundbreaking of the Terminal Lobby Expansion project at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). The expansion will transform the terminal to create a welcoming space and improve operations.

  • Nov 20, 2019

    Thanksgiving holiday travel kicks off this weekend at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Airlines report flights will be near capacity. Transportation industry experts are expecting a...

  • Nov 20, 2019

    Read more about Thanksgiving travel at CLT To make your Thanksgiving flying adventures easier, here are CLT’s top five travel tips. Plan ahead, arrive early and expect lines: Just like you,...

  • Nov 14, 2019

    CLT’s new 51,000-square-foot East Terminal Expansion opens Friday, Nov. 15, offering passengers more concessions and amenities to enhance their traveling experience. The $39 million addition,...

  • Nov 14, 2019

    “Loops,” a public art installation that expresses the wonder of flight and signifies tremendous scale, airways and the sensation of weightless suspension, is on view in The Plaza at the corner...

  • Oct 30, 2019

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is making a final traffic shift on the lower level roadway this week and relocating ride-app service pick up to a larger area. Beginning 5 a.m. Thursday,...

  • Oct 28, 2019

    The Terminal Lobby Expansion at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will begin in December and will transform the terminal’s entrance for visitors and passengers alike. The $600 million...

  • Oct 26, 2019

    The 13th Annual Runway 5K welcomed more than 1,500 participants to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport this morning. Offering a behind-the-scenes look at the airfield and a fast, flat...

  • Oct 23, 2019

    Five lower level lanes of the Elevated Roadway and Terminal Curb Front at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will open to the public 11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. Drivers headed to the lower...

  • Oct 15, 2019

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is hosting meetings next week to share information and gather feedback as part of an Environmental Assessment (EA) evaluating the potential impacts of a...

  • Oct 4, 2019

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport will hold a Triennial Part 139 Disaster Exercise from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, October 5 involving a simulated airplane incident. CLT will be testing...

  • Sep 27, 2019

    CLT ranks 10th among mega airports (airports with 33 million or more yearly passengers) in J.D. Power’s 2019 North America Airport Satisfaction Study, moving up one spot from last year....

  • Sep 23, 2019

    By this time next year, anyone driving by Charlotte Douglas International Airport will be greeted by eye-catching structures designed to create a welcoming front door to the Airport and the City...

  • Aug 30, 2019

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is conducting scheduled rehabilitation work to Runway 18L/36R nightly from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. The work on this runway, which runs parallel to the terminal on...

  • Aug 28, 2019

    The Aviation Department is the first City of Charlotte department and first airport operator in the country designated a Carolina Public Sector Star recipient by the North Carolina Department of...

  • Jul 1, 2019

    The Fourth of July holiday travel week is underway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. This summer’s travel period has already broken one passenger number. Last month, the Airport...

  • Jun 27, 2019

    Concourse B renovations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport are complete, showcasing a modernized facility with updated passenger amenities. The $13.5 million transformation is bright,...

  • May 23, 2019

    Large crowds are expected this Memorial Day weekend as Charlotte Douglas International Airport kicks off the summer travel season. Airlines for America, the industry trade organization for the...

  • May 16, 2019

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport has redesigned its website (cltairport.com) and introduced an app that makes navigating the Airport easier than ever before. Within seconds, passengers can...

  • Apr 9, 2019

    April 9th, 2019– Airport Community Partnerships is hosting the inaugural CLT Charity Golf Tournament April 15 at the Ballantyne Country Club with the goal of raising $100,000 for Renaissance...

  • Apr 4, 2019
    Upper Level Roadway

    April 4, 2019– Five new upper lanes of the Elevated Roadway and Terminal Curb Front at Charlotte Douglas International Airport are now open, offering drivers a quicker entry to and exit from the...

  • Mar 27, 2019

    March 27, 2019 – Charlotte Douglas International Airport is opening five new upper lanes of the Elevated Roadway and Terminal Curb Front beginning 4 a.m. Wednesday, April 3. Vehicles will...

  • Feb 21, 2019
    Welcoming 46.4 Million Flyers in 2018

    February 21, 2019– Charlotte Douglas International Airport welcomed 46.4 million passengers in 2018, a 1 percent increase from 2017 numbers and an all-time high. Compared to 2008 total...

  • Jan 25, 2019

    January 25th, 2019– The Aviation Department is holding a Federal Employee Resource Fair 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday, January 31 at the CLT Center to help connect federal workers with...

  • Jan 11, 2019
    Concourse C Renovations January 14

    January 11, 2019 – Concourse C renovations begin Monday, January 14 at Charlotte Douglas International Airport as part of Destination CLT, the Airport's $2.5 billion capital investment program....

  • Jan 7, 2019

    January 7th, 2019 – Charlotte Douglas International Airport leads the state as the top economic engine among NC airports, according to a report released earlier today by the North Carolina...

  • Dec 18, 2018
    Passengers Encouraged to Plan Ahead, Be Prepared and Arrive Early

    December 18, 2018 - Christmas holiday travel begins this week at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Airlines report flights will be near capacity. Passengers are encouraged to plan ahead, be...

  • Nov 19, 2018

    November 19, 2018– Holiday travel is underway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Airlines report flights will be near capacity. Industry experts are predicting a 7 percent increase...

  • Oct 19, 2018

    The twelfth annual Runway 5K drew more than 1,100 participants to CLT's airfield on October 27. The overall winner was Steve Rivard of Rock Hill, S.C., who crossed the finish line in 16 minutes...

  • Oct 17, 2018

    October 17, 2018 – The Aviation Department will host a concessions job fair 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, November 3 at the CLT Center, 5601 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28208. A variety of...

  • Sep 9, 2018

    September 9, 2018 – Registration for CLT's Twelfth Annual Runway 5K scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, October 27 is underway. Runners and walkers may register now. The cost is $30 until October 5,...

  • Sep 7, 2018
    Concourse A Renovations September 10

    September 7, 2018 – Charlotte Douglas International Airport continues its Destination CLT construction as Concourse A renovations begin September 10. Opened in 1986, Concourse A renovations will...

  • Jul 18, 2018
    Concourse A Expansion Opens To Passengers Southwest Airlines Departs First Flight From New Addition

    July 18, 2018 – Concourse A Expansion – Phase I at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) opened this morning to the public. The nine-gate, 229,807-square foot addition is the first...

  • Jul 11, 2018
    Concourse A Nine Gate Expansion Opens This Month Marks First Completed Project Under Destination CLT

    July 11, 2018– Concourse A Expansion – Phase I at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is opening in July. The nine-gate, 229,807-square foot addition will house United, Southwest,...

  • Jun 27, 2018
    CLT Reminds Passengers to Plan Ahead

    June 27, 2018 –Charlotte Douglas International Airport is anticipating a busy travel week with the upcoming Fourth of July weekend. Last year, the Airport broke its originating passenger record...

  • Jun 19, 2018

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport ranks second highest airport among the nation’s business travelers, according to Travelbank. The rankings were compiled by the business travel app and...

  • May 21, 2018

    May 21, 2018 – Large crowds are expected this Memorial Day weekend as Charlotte Douglas International Airport kicks off the summer travel season. Passengers are encouraged to plan ahead, utilize...

  • Apr 2, 2018

    April 2, 2018– Starting April 9, reconstruction to portions of Taxiway A at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will necessitate the temporary closure of Runway 5/23. The repair work will...

  • Mar 26, 2018
    Passengers Encouraged to Plan Ahead, Be Prepared and Arrive Early

    March 26, 2018– Charlotte Douglas International Airport is expecting large crowds beginning Thursday due to spring break travel. Passengers are encouraged to plan ahead, be prepared and arrive...

  • Mar 21, 2018

    March 21, 2018 – Starting April 1, reconstruction to portions of Taxiway M at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will necessitate the temporary closure of Runway 5/23. The repair work will...

  • Mar 19, 2018
    Planned for Saturday, March 24

    March 19, 2018– Charlotte Douglas International Airport, along with its tenants, will host a community job fair from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 at the Goodwill Opportunity Campus,...

  • Mar 13, 2018

    March 13, 2018- Airports Council International (ACI) released its 2018 preliminary rankings, which revealed CLT as the sixth busiest airport nationwide and seventh worldwide in aircraft movements....

  • Feb 20, 2018
    Airport Operations and Cargo Make Gains

    February 20, 2018- Charlotte Douglas International Airport served nearly 46 million travelers in 2017, setting an all-time high passenger record. It's a 3 percent jump from 2016, which welcomed...

  • Feb 2, 2018

    February 2, 2018- Concourse A Expansion – Phase I, opens this summer at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The project is currently 70 percent complete. The nine-gate, 229,807-square foot...

  • Jan 11, 2018

    January 11, 2018- Aviation Department employees are receiving valuable training at CPCC thanks to a $135,000 JPMorgan Chase grant. Course work includes electrical systems, welding, Lean Six Sigma...

  • Dec 21, 2017

    December 21, 2017- Charlotte Douglas has relocated its free Cell Phone Lot adjacent to Long Term Lot 1. The 150-space lot has one center aisle, making it easy to enter and exit. The new location...

  • Dec 19, 2017
    Passengers Encouraged to Plan Ahead, Be Prepared and Arrive Early

    December 19, 2017 - Christmas holiday travel is underway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Airlines report flights will be near capacity. Passengers are encouraged to plan ahead, be...

  • Nov 20, 2017

    November 20, 2017 – Thanksgiving holiday travel is underway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. This week, the busiest travel days will be Tuesday and Wednesday and Saturday - Monday...

  • Nov 9, 2017
    Rental Car Road Closes Permanently to the Public Thanksgiving Week

    November 9, 2017 - Charlotte Douglas International Airport's free Cell Phone Lot will relocate adjacent to Long Term Lot 1 on Saturday, November 18. Drivers may enter the 150-space lot directly...

  • Nov 7, 2017

    November 7, 2017 - For the first time in Charlotte Douglas International Airport history, all three major US rating agencies - Fitch Ratings, Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's Global...

  • Oct 23, 2017
    Personal Vehicle Traffic Will Not Be Impacted

    October 23, 2017 - Due to Phase I completion of the Elevated Roadway and Terminal Curb Front, beginning 11 p.m. tonight all commercial vehicles (lower level) will shift to the recently constructed...

  • Oct 15, 2017
    Run Enters Eleventh Year

    October 15, 2017 - Join Charlotte Douglas International Airport for the eleventh Runway 5K Run on Saturday, October 28 beginning at 8 a.m. Runners and walkers may register now until Friday,...

  • Oct 5, 2017

    October 5, 2017 - Charlotte Douglas International Airport will hold a Triennial Part 139 Disaster Exercise from 8-11 a.m. on Sunday, October 8 involving a simulated airplane incident. CLT will be...

  • Sep 6, 2017

    September 6, 2017- Every three years, recipients of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funds must prepare two, overall goals for Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE)...

  • Aug 31, 2017

    August 31, 2017 – Charlotte Douglas International Airport ramps up its Destination CLT construction as terminal renovations get underway next week. Work will begin September 6 on Concourse B....

  • Jul 28, 2017

    July 28, 2017 - Charlotte Douglas International Airport in partnership with Aviation Media is hosting the SMART Airports & Regions conference and exhibition August 2-4 at the Sheraton Charlotte...

  • Jun 28, 2017
    CLT REMINDS PASSENGERS TO PLAN AHEAD

    June 28, 2017 – Charlotte Douglas International Airport is anticipating a busy travel week, beginning with the upcoming Fourth of July weekend. Passengers are encouraged to plan ahead, utilize...

  • Jun 18, 2017

    The 10th Annual Runway 5K Run is set for Saturday, October 29 at 8:10 a.m. Registration for the race is now open, with a special price of just $10 until June 10 in honor of the Run’s 10th...

  • Jun 18, 2017

    The results of a 2005 study who Charlotte Douglas International Airport contributes nearly $10 billion in total economic impact to the Carolinas and creates over 100,000 jobs throughout the...

  • Jun 12, 2017
    For Small, Minority and Women Owned Businesses

    June 12, 2017 - Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is holding a certification event on Tuesday, June 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the CLT Center for small, minority and women owned...

  • Jun 1, 2017

    June 1, 2017 - At the request of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is establishing the Airport Community Roundtable (ACR) to provide...

  • May 27, 2017
    CLT Expects Large Crowds

    Large crowds are expected again this Memorial Day weekend as Charlotte Douglas International Airport kicks off the summer travel season. Airlines are predicting high passenger loads. Originating...

  • May 22, 2017
    CLT Expects Large Crowds

    May 22, 2017 – Large crowds are expected again this Memorial Day weekend as Charlotte Douglas International Airport kicks off the summer travel season. Passengers are encouraged to plan ahead,...

  • May 4, 2017

    May 4, 2017 – Charlotte Douglas International Airport recently received stellar rating scores from two of the country’s top rating agencies. Fitch Ratings upgraded the credit rating of the City’

  • Mar 20, 2017
    Planned for Saturday, March 25​

    March 20, 2017 - Charlotte Douglas International Airport, along with its tenants, will host a community job fair from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at the Goodwill Opportunity Campus,...

  • Feb 27, 2017

    February 27, 2017 - Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) continues to deliver on its promise to be a roaring economic engine for the greater Charlotte region. The total annual economic...

  • Feb 16, 2017

    February 16, 2017 - At approximately 11:41 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, an alert was issued after an American Airlines crew reported a deer strike during takeoff. The aircraft returned and landed...

  • Feb 7, 2017

    February 7, 2017 - Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s operation numbers showed sustained growth in 2016 handling 545,742 aircraft movements, a gain of 0.33 percent from 2015. Last year,...

  • Feb 7, 2017

    February 7, 2017 - Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s operation numbers showed sustained growth in 2016 handling 545,742 aircraft movements, a gain of 0.33 percent from 2015. Last year,...

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