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  • Jan 24, 2023
    Counts 5% Shy of Pre-Pandemic Numbers

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is inching closer to pre-pandemic numbers. CLT served nearly 48 million passengers last year, a 10% jump from 43 million passengers in 2021 and only 5%...

  • Jan 11, 2023

    An outage earlier today in the real-time flight status notification system used by the Federal Aviation Administration resulted in a nationwide ground stop of all air traffic

  • Jan 9, 2023
    'North Carolina: The State of Aviation:' Airport Remains Top Economic Driver Among N.C. Airports

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport contributed $32 billion to the state’s economy in 2021, according to a North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Aviation report...

  • Dec 21, 2022

    Beginning Jan. 4, passengers who wish to pay for parking in cash must use a Ready Station to convert that cash into a cash card before exiting a CLT lot or deck. CLT is making the change for...

  • Dec 14, 2022

    Christmas travel begins Thursday, Dec. 15 at CLT. The Airport is expecting large crowds for the remainder of December through Monday, Jan. 2. In fact, the only slow days are forecasted to be...

  • Runway 5K runners running on the airfield with early morning sunrise and FAA Tower in the background and trees
    Dec 7, 2022

    The 15th Runway 5K raised $38,810 for CLT’s Airport Opportunity Scholarship at Central Piedmont Community College. The scholarship was created in 2018 to help promote careers in aviation as well...

  • Old Dowd Road construction roadway, white pick up truck pulled over to the side of the road
    Dec 5, 2022

    The portion of Old Dowd Road between Marshall Drive and Wallace Neel Road reopened this morning after a two-month closure. During the closure, crews installed a new drainage system and prepared...

  • Nov 17, 2022

    Thanksgiving travel begins today. Passengers can expect a busy terminal with longer than usual lines at TSA checkpoints, ticket counters and restaurants. CLT roadways also will...

  • Mashgin kiosk, person holding orange with Fiji water bottle and banana
    Nov 16, 2022

    Contactless shopping and ordering technology were just coming into their own in the travel industry when the pandemic hit. Overnight, the demand for contactless amenities from passengers took off...

  • Aviation Star recertification program featuring the Facilities team and Airport's CEO, in front of CLT backdrop
    Oct 27, 2022

    The Aviation Department’s Facilities division received Carolina Public Sector Star recertification from the N.C. Department of Labor on Oct. 26. N.C. Commissioner of Labor Josh Dobson was onsite...

  • map of the upper roadway reopening
    Oct 10, 2022

    The Airport’s upper-level roadway has partially reopened after temporarily closing on Sept. 27 for canopy construction. Work on the initial phase of the project is complete. Contractors will...

  • Oct 7, 2022

    Charlotte Douglas is expecting large crowds today through next week. Passengers are encouraged to arrive at CLT two hours before their departure time. Be prepared for significant delays similar to...

  • Oct 6, 2022

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport will hold a Triennial Part 139 Disaster Exercise from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 to test emergency protocols and procedures. The Airport is required by...

  • Oct 1, 2022

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is operating normally following Hurricane Ian. Passengers are encouraged to check with their airlines for the latest information about...

  • Sep 26, 2022

    Work associated with the North End Around Taxiway project will result in the closures of Airport Overlook Drive, portions of Old Dowd Road and the existing exit from Long Term 1 beginning in early...

  • Sep 22, 2022
    Upper-Level Roadway Closing for Two Weeks

    The Airport’s upper-level roadway is closed through 4 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12 for roadway canopy construction for the Terminal Lobby Expansion (TLE).

  • Sep 1, 2022

    Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the summer travel season. Nationally, about 12.6 million passengers are scheduled to fly from U.S airports from Thursday, Sept. 1 to Monday, Sept. 5,...

  • Aug 24, 2022
    Program Prepares, Connects Veterans to Airport Jobs

    As Labor Day approaches, Charlotte Douglas International Airport is excited to announce its partnership with Edge4Vets to prepare and connect veterans, National Guard, transitioning military...

  • Aug 18, 2022

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is strategically expanding its business beyond aviation to diversify its financial portfolio and increase its non-aeronautical revenue. When COVID-19 led to...

  • Aug 18, 2022

    The Aviation Department kicked off the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 150 Study in anticipation of CLT’s future growth. This voluntary study will identify present and future noise...

  • Aug 8, 2022
    Mid-Year 2022 Passenger Numbers Show Strong Recovery

    It’s official. CLT ranks the fifth busiest airport worldwide for arrivals and departures and sixth for passenger traffic, according to Airports Council International (ACI) 2021 final rankings...

  • Aug 1, 2022

    Registration for CLT’s 15th Annual Runway 5K scheduled for 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 is underway. The event takes place entirely on the airfield with two miles of runway...

  • Jul 27, 2022
    Portions of the Terminal Lobby Expansion’s West Side Open

    CLT opened portions of the Terminal Lobby Expansion’s (TLE) west side this morning. It is the first TLE phase to debut to passengers. The addition is a sneak peek of the overall look of the TLE...

  • Jul 21, 2022

    Portions of the Terminal Lobby Expansion’s (TLE) west side will open on Wednesday, July 27, providing approximately 90,000 square feet of additional...

  • Jun 30, 2022
    Arrive Early, Expect Lines, Crowded Parking Facilities and Busy Airport Roadways

    The upcoming Fourth of July holiday will be one of CLT’s busiest travel weekends since the start of COVID-19 in early 2020. The number of people flying to, from and through CLT...

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