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Charlotte Douglas International Airport Code CLT

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Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 35°12'50"N / -80°-56'-35"W


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Station ID: KCLT
Observation Time: 05/03/2021 2:51 am

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About Charlotte Douglas International Airport Code

Charlotte Douglas International Airport code is CLT. This facility is located six miles from Charlotte’s main city in North Carolina. Its elevation above sea level is 228 meters. 

About Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

The recipient of the prestigious Eagle Award in 2010 for “Best Airport” from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is one of the world’s 10 busiest airports. Two key reasons that helped this facility bag this coveted award were its quality service and value for money.  

According to a report, the airport welcomes more than 50 million passengers annually and serves over 178 destinations all around the globe. It aims to provide quality products at the lowest price possible to its passengers from all walks of life. This facility was previously named after the former mayor of Charlotte–Ben Elbert Douglas Sr. in the year 1954. It was renamed in 1982 to its present name Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) Runways

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is flanked by four next-gen runways with a world-class passenger terminal. 

18L/36R : Asphalt/Concrete 

18C/36C :Concrete 

18R/36L :Concrete 

5/23 : Asphalt/Concrete

It houses the Charlotte Air National Guard Base and its unit 45th Airlift Wing (145 AW) of the North Carolina Air National Guard. 

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) Terminal

This state-of-the-art facility has just one terminal with 115 gates and five concourses that house facilities such as baggage claim, ticketing, and security. 

Concourse A : 21 gates

Concourse B : 16 gates

Concourse C : 18 gates

Concourse D : 13 gates

Concourse E : 46 gates

Nearest Airports to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Concord Regional Airport : 27 km 

Winston-Salem Airport : 120 km 

Greenville-Spartanburg Airport : 122 km

Greensboro/High Point Airport : 132 km

Columbia Metropolitan Airport : 143 km 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Air Canada Express

American Airlines 

American Eagle 

Contour Airlines 

Delta Air Lines 

Delta Connection

Frontier Airlines 



Southwest Airlines 

Spirit Airlines 

Ultimate Air Shuttle 

United Airlines 

United Express 


Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
05-23 7,502 ft 150 ft Partially concrete, asphalt or bitumen-bound macadam Yes
18R-36L 10,000 ft 150 ft Concrete Yes
18L-36R 8,676 ft 150 ft Partially concrete, asphalt or bitumen-bound macadam Yes
18C-36C 10,000 ft 150 ft Other “CONC-F” No

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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