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Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (CLT) near Charlotte, North Carolina, is one of the busiest airports in the USA and in the top 25 worldwide. It has numerous domestic connections and quite a few international flights as well.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

  • Bus: Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)'s Sprinter Enhanced Bus Service connects the airport to the downtown Charlotte Transportation Center and it arrives and departs in front of Zone D Baggage Claim in the commercial lanes. The service operates from the airport every 20 minutes Monday-Friday from 5:50am to 7:00pm. After 7:00pm, service is offered every 30 minutes until 12:02am. On Saturday and Sunday, Sprinter operates from the airport every hour from 6:00am to 8:00am, every half hour from 8:00am to 9:00pm, and every hour from 9:00pm to 1:00am. It takes about 20 minutes and the one-way fare is $1.75.
  • Taxis, hotel shuttles and rental cars are all available at the airport as well.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

There are 5 concourses at the airport, labelled A to E. For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about flying with budget airlines.

Concourse A

  • Air Canada Jazz - Toronto-Pearson
  • AirTran Airways - Atlanta, Baltimore, Orlando
  • American Airlines - Dallas/Fort Worth
  • American Eagle - Chicago-O'Hare, New York-LaGuardia, Miami
  • Continental Airlines - Houston-Intercontinental, Newark
  • Continental Express operated by Chautauqua Airlines - Cleveland
  • Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines - Cleveland, Houston-Intercontinental, Newark
  • Delta Air Lines - Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Delta Connection operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines - Atlanta
  • Delta Connection operated by Chautauqua Airlines - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, New York-JFK
  • Delta Connection operated by Comair - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Memphis, New York-JFK
  • Delta Connection operated by Compass Airlines - Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Delta Connection operated by Freedom Airlines - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Detroit, Memphis
  • Delta Connection operated by Pinnacle Airlines - Memphis, New York-JFK
  • United Airlines - Chicago-O'Hare
  • United Express operated by Mesa Airlines - Chicago-O'Hare, Washington-Dulles
  • United Express operated by Shuttle America - Chicago-O'Hare, Washington-Dulles

Concourse B

  • US Airways (also uses concourse C and D) - Domestic Albany, Allentown/Bethlehem, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Charleston (SC), Chicago-O'Hare, Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Harrisburg, Hartford/Springfield, Houston-Intercontinental, Indianapolis, Jacksonville (FL), Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Manchester (NH), Memphis, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Myrtle Beach, Nashville, New Orleans, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Newark, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland (ME), Portland (OR), Providence, Raleigh/Durham, Richmond, Rochester (NY), Sacramento, St. Louis, St. Thomas, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Juan, Savannah, Seattle/Tacoma, Syracuse, Tampa, Washington-Dulles, Washington-Reagan, West Palm Beach, Wilmington (NC)

Concourse D

  • JetBlue Airways - Boston, New York-JFK
  • Lufthansa - Munich
  • US Airways - Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, Belize City, Bermuda, Cancún, Cozumel, Frankfurt, Grand Cayman, Liberia (Costa Rica), London-Gatwick, Mexico City, Montego Bay, Nassau, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Providenciales, Puerto Vallarta, Punta Cana, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Rome-Fiumicino, St.Croix, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, San José de Costa Rica, San José del Cabo, Toronto-Pearson
  • US Airways Express operated by Piedmont Airlines (also uses concourse E) - Asheville, Augusta (GA), Blountville/Tri-Cities, Charleston (SC), Charleston (WV), Charlottesville, Chattanooga, Columbia (SC), Florence (SC), Greensboro, Greenville (NC), Greenville/Spartanburg (SC), Hilton Head, Huntington (WV), Jacksonville (NC), Lynchburg, New Bern, Newport News/Williamsburg, Richmond, Roanoke, Salisbury (MD)

Concourse E

  • US Airways Express operated by Air Wisconsin - Allentown/Bethlehem, Baltimore, Birmingham (AL), Boston, Buffalo, Charleston (SC), Chattanooga, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Cleveland, Daytona Beach, Fayetteville (NC), Greensboro, Greenville/Spartanburg (SC), Huntsville, Indianapolis, Jacksonville (NC), Lexington, Louisville, Milwaukee, Myrtle Beach, Norfolk, Ottawa, Portland (ME), Raleigh/Durham, Richmond, Savannah, St. Louis, Toronto-Pearson, Washington-Dulles, Washington-Reagan, White Plains, Wilmington (NC)
  • US Airways Express operated by Chautauqua Airlines - Charleston (SC), Columbus (OH), Greensboro, Louisville, Myrtle Beach, New Bern, Richmond
  • US Airways Express operated by Mesa Airlines - Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham (AL), Charleston (SC), Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Cleveland, Detroit, Fayetteville (NC), Harrisburg, Jacksonville (FL), Kansas City, Louisville, Little Rock, Memphis, Myrtle Beach, Nashville, New Orleans, New York-LaGuardia, Newark, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Pensacola, Raleigh/Durham, St. Louis, San Antonio, Sarasota/Bradenton, Savannah, Washington-Dulles, Wilmington (NC)
  • US Airways Express operated by PSA Airlines - Akron/Canton, Allentown/Bethlehem, Asheville, Atlanta, Augusta (GA), Baton Rouge, Birmingham (AL), Blountville/Tri-Cities, Charleston (SC), Charleston (WV), Charlottesville, Chattanooga, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Cleveland, Columbia (SC), Columbus (OH), Dayton, Daytona Beach, Fayetteville (AR), Fayetteville (NC), Fort Walton Beach, Freeport, Gainesville, Greensboro, Greenville (NC), Greenville/Spartanburg (SC), Gulfport/Biloxi, Harrisburg, Hartford/Springfield, Huntsville, Indianapolis, Jackson, Jacksonville (FL), Jacksonville (NC), Knoxville, Lexington, Little Rock, Louisville, Melbourne (FL), Mobile, Montgomery, Myrtle Beach, Nashville, New Bern, Newport News/Williamsburg, New York-LaGuardia, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Pensacola, Raleigh/Durham, Richmond, Roanoke, St. Louis, Sarasota/Bradenton, Savannah, Tallahassee, Washington-Dulles, Washington-Reagan, White Plains, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Wilmington (NC)
  • US Airways Express operated by Republic Airlines - Albany, Atlanta, Baltimore, Buffalo, Charleston (SC), Cleveland, Columbus (OH), Detroit, Greensboro, Houston-Intercontinental, Indianapolis, Jacksonville (FL), Kansas City, Key West, Memphis, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Montréal-Trudeau, Myrtle Beach, Nashville, New Orleans, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Pittsburgh, Providence, Raleigh/Durham, Richmond, St. Louis, Savannah, Syracuse, Toronto-Pearson, Washington-Reagan, Wilmington (NC)




Restaurants and Cafe's that are located in the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport include the following:

AtriumBrookwood Farms BBQ
Burger King
Chili's To Go
First In Flight Bar
Freshens Frozen Treats
Manchu Wok
Mrs. Fields Cookies
Pizza Hut
KFC Express
World Traveler Bar
Concourse BBojangles'
California Pizza Kitchen
California Pizza Kitchen To Go
Freshens Frozen Treats
Great American Bagel
Pino Gelato
Stock Car Café
Taste of Carolina Bar
Concourse CCarolina Sports Bar
Fresh Attractions
Phillips Famous Seafood
Concourse DCarolina Beer Co.
Coca Cola 600 Café
Freschetta Pizza
Great American Bagel
D/E ConnectorJamba Juice
Yadkin Valley Wine Bar
Concourse EBurger King
Cinnabon/Edy's Ice Cream
Fox Skybox
Fresh Attractions Kiosk
Speedway Grill
Wolfgang Puck Gourmet Express
Baggage ClaimCharlotte Bistro



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