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  • Jun 14, 2022

    Airport Community Partnerships, supported by Charlotte Douglas International Airport, raised a record $102,075 for Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region’s planned neighborhood...

  • Jun 8, 2022

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is expecting a very busy summer. The Transportation Security Administration advises passengers be...

  • Jun 6, 2022

    The Airport Overlook, one of CLT’s favorite spots, will get a serious and much-needed upgrade as part of the North End Around Taxiway Project, which are airfield improvements associated with the...

  • May 26, 2022
    Passengers Should Plan Ahead, Arrive Early, Book Parking Online

    Memorial Day weekend will once again jump-start a busy summer travel season with anticipated passenger numbers nearing pre-pandemic 2019 levels. The busiest days will be today, Friday, May 27 and...

  • May 25, 2022
    Technology Provides Free Navigation Services to Passengers Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

    CLT passengers who are blind or have low vision now have free access to the visual interpreting service...

  • May 16, 2022

    Concourse A Expansion – Phase II construction is underway and scheduled for completion in fall 2024. The 10-gate addition will house...

  • May 12, 2022

    CLT is experiencing an extremely high demand for parking that is expected to continue through the weekend. Check the CLT real-time parking map or call 704.359.5555 for the latest parking...

  • Apr 21, 2022
    Full-and Part-time Positions Are Available

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport and its tenants will host an Airport Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at Bojangles Coliseum, 2700 East Independence...

  • Apr 18, 2022

    The Transportation Security Administration has withdrawn the Security Directive that required masks on public transportation and in transportation hubs, including CLT.

  • Apr 13, 2022

    The 34,000-square-foot Concourse E Expansion (Gates E 36-45) opened today at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The $50 million construction project adds one gate to the north end of the...

  • Apr 11, 2022
    Sixth in Passenger Traffic

    CLT ranks the fifth busiest airport worldwide for arrivals and departures and sixth for passenger traffic, according to Airports Council International (ACI) 2021 preliminary rankings that were...

  • Apr 8, 2022

    Spring Break for local school districts will bring increased travel demand to CLT this weekend for passengers using the security checkpoints and parking facilities. The Airport’s airline...

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    Apr 5, 2022
    Second-tallest tower in the nation opens for business

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today dedicated the newly commissioned and environmentally sustainable air traffic control tower at Charlotte Douglas...

  • Mar 30, 2022

    This spring, CLT passengers have more flight options for the perfect getaway vacation as well as a new amenity to make relaxing before that flight more enjoyable. The return of international...

  • Mar 29, 2022

    Over the next three days, March 29-21, the Federal Aviation Administration is conducting fire and life safety testing in the old Air Traffic Control Tower at CLT. Smoke from a machine similar to a...

  • Mar 23, 2022

    Charlotte Fire is responding to a kitchen fire in the Atrium area. Passengers have been safely removed from Atrium area to the concourses. The roadway in front of the...

  • Mar 10, 2022

    At the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) recommendation, the Transportation Security Administration will extend the security directive for mask use on public transportation and...

  • Mar 9, 2022

    CLT parking is in high demand this month as spring break begins for local schools, colleges and universities. Passengers are encouraged to book their parking online. Visit parkCLT.com to complete...

  • Jan 31, 2022
    CLT Numbers Bouncing Back Quicker Than Expected

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport served 43 million passengers in 2021. That’s 86% of the record-breaking 50.2 million passengers who flew to, from and through CLT in 2019. It’s also up...

  • Dec 17, 2021

    Passenger traffic is expected to rise over the next two weeks at Charlotte Douglas International Airport as holiday travel gets underway. More than 1.4 million passengers will fly...

  • Dec 2, 2021

    Over the Thanksgiving holiday (Wednesday, Nov. 24 - Sunday, Nov. 28), Charlotte Douglas International Airport welcomed approximately 348,000 passengers. It was CLT’s largest crowd...

  • Nov 22, 2021

    The 14th Runway 5K raised more than $34,800 for CLT’s Airport Opportunity Scholarship at Central Piedmont Community College. The scholarship was created in 2018 to help promote...

  • Nov 16, 2021

    Thanksgiving holiday travel begins this weekend, and passengers can expect a busy terminal. AAA predicts 4.2 million air travelers nationally compared to 2.3 million in 2020....

  • Oct 29, 2021
    Carolina Public Sector Star Award Presented by N.C. Labor Department

    The Aviation Department has received Carolina Public Sector Star recertification for its administration, development and operations’ divisions from the North Carolina Department of Labor. The...

  • Oct 26, 2021

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is giving the public an opportunity to learn about and comment on the Revised Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Proposed Capacity Enhancement Projects...

  • Oct 20, 2021

    Boil Water Advisory Lifted. Laboratory test results confirm drinking water has met all water quality standards. Charlotte Water customers can use drinking water as normal.

  • Oct 4, 2021

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport has partnered with the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower organization to offer passengers with hidden disabilities, such as autism, chronic pain, anxiety,...

  • 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...

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