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  • Feb 13, 2024

    When Lisa and Charles Allen tell the story of how they met, people sometimes don’t believe them. That’s because it sounds like something out of a movie. But this is a real-life fairy tale,...

  • Jan 24, 2024

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport saw record-breaking travel in 2023, surpassing its all-time passenger record set pre-pandemic. CLTwelcomed 53.4 million passengers last year, a 12% jump...

  • Jan 23, 2024

    Washington, D.C. – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) on Jan. 19 announced Ella Rice Moultrie as the recipient of the 2023 ACI-NA Risk Management Professional of the Year...

  • Jan 18, 2024
    Airport and Engineering College Join Forces for Innovation and Research

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport has partnered with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s William States Lee College of Engineering to develop the first-of-its-kind Charlotte...

  • Dec 12, 2023

    Winter holiday travel begins Thursday, Dec. 14 at CLT and will continue through Wednesday, Jan. 3. with higher-than-normal passenger volumes. Approximately 1.6 million local and connecting...

  • Dec 11, 2023

    The 16th annual Runway 5K raised $47,361 for Airport Opportunity Scholarships at Central Piedmont Community College. The scholarships were created in 2018 to help promote careers in aviation as...

  • Passengers featured in the terminal walking to and from gates with luggage and backpacks
    Nov 16, 2023
    CLT Expects Record-Breaking Passenger Traffic

    This Thanksgiving travel season is expected to be the busiest one yet at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Holiday traffic will be busiest from the Thursday before Thanksgiving (Nov. 16)...

  • Oct 27, 2023
    Booking Online Guarantees Best Rates

    Drive-up parking rates for all lots and decks at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will increase Nov. 6. The rate changes are due to substantial local passenger growth and the significant...

  • Oct 20, 2023
    Lobby Expansion East Side, Checkpoint 1 Opens by End of the Month

    The Terminal Lobby Expansion’s (TLE) east side will open by the end of the month, providing approximately 90,000 square feet of additional circulation space and access to the east subterranean...

  • Oct 13, 2023

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport CLT is among the nation’s top 10 best airports in in the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Large Airport after a four-week online vote....

  • Sep 26, 2023

    CLT is the fifth most connected airport in the country for domestic services, according to OAG’s 2023 Megahubs index. OAG, the leading data platform for the global travel industry, ranked...

  • Aviation employees speaking to the members of the community about opportunities at the airport.
    Sep 18, 2023

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport, along with its tenants and partners, will host an Airport Job Fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Urban League of Central Carolinas, 740...

  • Aug 30, 2023

    Labor Day marks the official end of summer travel season and Charlotte Douglas International Airport expects to be busy over the holiday as flyers take final summer adventures. Passengers are...

  • Aug 17, 2023

    Registration for CLT’s 16th Annual Runway 5K scheduled for 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 is underway. The event takes place entirely on the airfield with two miles of runway and a close-up look...

  • Jul 27, 2023

    It’s official. CLT ranks the seventh busiest airport worldwide and nationwide for arrivals and departures, according to Airports Council International (ACI) 2022 final rankings, which were...

  • Jul 24, 2023
    Award Earned in Over 30 Million Passenger Category

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the most efficient North American airport with over 30 million passengers according to the Air Transport Regional Society (ATRS), a top academic research...

  • Jun 28, 2023

    At approximately 8:40 a.m. Delta Air Lines Flight 1092 landed in Charlotte on Runway 36 Left. The aircraft remains on the runway due to mechanical issues. The runway is closed and Airport is...

  • Jun 27, 2023
    Passengers Encouraged to Plan Ahead, Don’t Fly by the Seat of Your Pants

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is anticipating record-breaking crowds for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend at the midway point of CLT’s summer travel season. The Airport is expecting...

  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for Fourth Parallel Runway, dirt turning
    Jun 9, 2023
    10,000-Foot Runway Scheduled for Commissioning in 2027

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport began the next project under the Destination CLT portfolio today with the groundbreaking of CLT’s fourth parallel runway. It was identified in the...

  • Passengers featured in the terminal walking to and from gates with luggage and backpacks
    May 30, 2023

    CLT ranks the seventh busiest airport worldwide for arrivals and departures and 10th in North America for passengers according to the Airports Council International (ACI) 2022 preliminary...

  • Passengers in Concourse C with luggage
    May 23, 2023
    Passengers Encouraged to Plan Ahead and Don’t Fly by the Seat of Your Pants

    Memorial Day will bring a high volume of local passengers to Charlotte Douglas International Airport as the busy summer travel season begins this weekend. Passengers are strongly advised to book...

  • ACP logo, purple and blue colors with Airport Community Partnership verbiage
    May 11, 2023

    Airport Community Partnerships, supported by Charlotte Douglas International Airport, raised a record $115,384 for Freedom School Partners Summer Literacy Program at Renaissance West STEAM...

  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s Central Energy Plant facility
    Apr 21, 2023

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s Central Energy Plant achieved Two Green Globes® certification for new construction, recognizing sustainability efforts for resource...

  • Passengers in the terminal near Gate C with luggage and other travel baggage
    Apr 12, 2023

    Local passenger counts soared at Charlotte Douglas International Airport during Easter weekend as TSA screened over 172,000 passengers April 6-10. Those numbers are in addition to the...

  • Aviation leadership team, mayor, and US Department of Transportation Secretary pointing and viewing a map of operational safety and airfield investment
    Apr 5, 2023

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport leadership and Mayor Vi Lyles welcomed U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Wednesday, March 29, for a first-hand look at CLT’s...

  • Apr 4, 2023
    Passengers are Encouraged to Book Parking Online, Don’t Fly by the Seat of Your Pants

    Spring Break for local school districts will bring increased travel demand this weekend for passengers starting their trip at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Passengers are strongly...

  • Red sign that reads
    Mar 15, 2023

    CLT enters the next phase of the Terminal Lobby Expansion (TLE) project on Friday, March 17 with the closing of Checkpoint B. The closure allows for an expansion to include six Automated Screening...

  • Rendering of Concourse E renovations
    Mar 13, 2023

    CLT is receiving $32 million for Concourse E renovations from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Terminals Program through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The concourse...

  • Mar 8, 2023

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is hosting two public meetings regarding the Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study. These meetings will present preliminary information and...

  • Feb 23, 2023
    New airline ticket counters opening, Checkpoint B Closing March 17 to Add Lanes

    The Terminal Lobby Expansion is nearly halfway complete and remains on target for a fall 2025 finish. The TLE project is increasing the current terminal lobby space by 175,000 square feet...

  • Feb 16, 2023
    CLT Express Deck Self-Park to Open for Online Booking Only

    Just in time for spring break, the new Express Deck Self-Park (formerly known as Express Deck 2) will be available to book online only starting March 1 for arrivals beginning March 23. Customers...

  • 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...

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