Charlotte Douglas CLT Airport Overview
CLT Airport is a few miles from the financial district of the city of Charlotte, situated near the border of the North & South Carolinas, accessible from Interstate Hwy. 485, connecting to I-85 and I-77. NOTE: From Josh Birmingham Pkwy you are now directed onto the new Airport entrance road's inbound lanes, which merge onto Little Rock Road & directly to the terminal.
With four long runways and some 41 million passengers annually, Charlotte Douglas International Airport is currently US Airways' largest hub (operating out of Concourses C, D & E), and is served by a host of major airlines offering direct and connecting flights througout North America, the Caribbean islands, Europe & South America.
1. For passenger pickup /dropoff, use curbside, including all lanes on ticketing & baggage claim levels & curbside check-in - car must be attended to.
2. Priority lanes for preferred or elite status airline passengers are available at Checkpoints B & D.
3. The toll-free Airport number is 1-800-FLY-CDA
Charlotte Douglas Airport has a large main passenger terminal, with Concourses A through E.
Present & Future Airport Developments:
August 2014 - start of remote rental car facility for car storage & vehicle maintenance, to open Feb. 2015
Aug. 2015: Ongoing construction on a new in-line baggage system is to be completed.
By Jan.2015: Completion of phase 2 construction on the new 7-level Hourly Parking Deck, as well as the new rental car facilities located on its first three levels.
Late 2014: the new Intermodal Facility is being built on-Airport grounds to facilitate freight operations by air, rail & truck.
By Mar 2015, Concurse E will have 6 more gates.
By July 2016, Concourse B is to have 10 more gates.
2015/16 completion: Terminal eastside expansion requires a 2-level addition.
2016 completion: Cubside Roadway Expansion: Construction of hourly parking deck will enable to widen roadway in front of terminal.
Thereafter, construction of a new International Terminal and a transport system will connect terminals, garages & rental car center (and later to the light rail).