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  • Sep 15, 2021

    More changes for entering and exiting the terminal begin next week as the Terminal Lobby Expansion enters into its next phase. Due to construction moving to the east side (near...

  • Sep 8, 2021

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport, along with its tenants, will host a job fair from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, Sept. 18 at Bojangles Coliseum, 2700 East Independence...

  • Sep 2, 2021
    Passenger Numbers Expected to Rise Labor Day Weekend

    Labor Day weekend wraps up CLT’s busy summer travel season. More than 200,000 customers are expected to travel from, to and through Charlotte Douglas International Airport from Friday. Sept 3...

  • Aug 20, 2021

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks...

  • Aug 12, 2021

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport has agreed to commit $5 million from its Cannon Fund to develop a pad-ready site for future construction of Carolinas Aviation Museum (CAM) facilities...

  • Aug 10, 2021

    Registration for CLT’s 14th Annual Runway 5K scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 is underway. The race expects to return after a one-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This...

  • Aug 4, 2021

    CLT passengers will notice new ways to enter and exit the terminal this month as Terminal Lobby Expansion (TLE) construction moves into a new phase. Work on the terminal lobby to date has...

  • Jul 6, 2021

    Travel returned to near pre-pandemic levels at Charlotte Douglas International Airport during the Independence Day weekend, as TSA screened 126,372 passengers July 1-5. Those numbers are in...

  • Jun 30, 2021
    Passengers Should Arrive Early for Check In and Security Screening

    This Fourth of July weekend, Charlotte Douglas International Airport is expecting passenger numbers close to pre-pandemic levels. Due to national labor shortages, lots of patience will be needed...

  • Jun 24, 2021
    Enhanced, Modernized Parking Services Now Available to Include Online Booking with Discounted Rates

    Drive-up parking rates at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will increase July 6 for all lots and decks except Curbside Valet. The increase will help pay for recent enhancements to the...

  • Jun 4, 2021

    Hear ye. Hear ye. The Queen has arrived. CLT’s Queen Charlotte statue made her triumph return to the terminal on a flatbed truck covered in blankets around 6 a.m. on June 3. The 3,000-pound,...

  • Jun 2, 2021
    Becomes First Woman to Lead Charlotte Douglas International Airport

    The City of Charlotte announced today that Haley Gentry is the next Aviation Director for Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). Gentry has spent more than 30 years in the Aviation...

  • May 25, 2021
    Airport Prepares for Busy Weekend with Large Crowds

    CLT’s busy summer travel season has returned. Charlotte Douglas will welcome large crowds who are ready to return to the skies over the next four months. Memorial Day weekend officially kicks...

  • May 19, 2021
    in Aircraft Movements and Passenger Traffic

    CLT remains the sixth busiest airport nationwide and climbed one spot from 2019 to the sixth busiest airport worldwide in arrivals and departures, according to Airports Council International (ACI)...

  • May 14, 2021

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of biometric facial comparison technology to the Charlotte Douglas International...

  • May 12, 2021

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is giving the public two opportunities next week to learn about and comment on the Draft EA that evaluates the potential impacts of the proposed...

  • May 10, 2021

    Airport Community Partnerships raised a record $79,600 for the Construction Skills Training Center at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont during the 2021 CLT Charity Golf Tournament....

  • Apr 26, 2021

    Airport Community Partnerships will present the second CLT Charity Golf Tournament May 3 at the Ballantyne Country Club. The sold-out event features 144 golfers. The 2021 tournament benefits the...

  • Apr 19, 2021
    Concourse A Expansion – Phase I Lauded for Sustainable Design, Construction

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s Concourse A Expansion – Phase I achieved Green Globes® for New Construction certification, recognizing sustainability efforts during the design and...

  • 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
    Transportation Workers Get On Board for Vaccinations at CLT

    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...

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