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  • Gate locations
    Apr 24, 2015
    Am arriving CLT US Airways Gate 2, Departing US Airways Gate E3. Where is Gate 2 in relation to Gate E3.


    There is no "gate 2". All gates at CLT are connected inside security.


  • Question about terminals
    Apr 23, 2015
    I was told that CLT only had one terminal and all we would have to do is find our next gate. The terminal map of CLT I found online shows Concourses A-E. Is a concourse different from a terminal? Please explain. Sorry but we are first time flyers and don't have a clue what we are doing.


    A concourse is an area where gates are, a fancy word for hallway. A Terminal is an area where check in desks, security checkpoints, and baggage claim is. The Concourses at CLT are just different hallways with gates. They are all connected to each other inside security.


  • International to Domestic transfer times
    Apr 21, 2015
    Hi. We are traveling US Airways on a Wednesday from Mexico arriving at 6:35 pm and departing to Kansas City on US airways at 8:05 pm. will that give us enough time to make it thru customs and rechecking our bags? Thanks.


    yeah no duh unless if there is long lines or delays at the gate or airline delays


    That should be barely enough time.


  • Terminals
    Apr 20, 2015
    My daughter is flying into CLT at 8:46 am on Piedmont Airlines dba US Airways Express and departing at 9:45 on US Airways. Will she stay in the same terminal? Will she have enough time? This will be her first time flying.


    Charlotte only has one terminal. All she has to do is walk from her arrival gate to her departure gate.


    When will I know what her arrival and departure gates are?


    On the day of her flight.


  • Domestic to International transfer times
    Apr 13, 2015
    Hi, I'm traveling US Airways on Sunday arriving from Orlando at 17:12 and departing flight to UK London, 18:45. I'm checking in baggage at Orlando, will I need to go through US immigration, reclaim and recheck at Charlotte? And is that enough time to catch the UK bound flight? Thanks..


    hello, I'm arriving from London into Charlotte with a turn around time of 1.25mins flying into Fort Myers saying with US Airways all the way but know this could a differnt airline on their behind. is this enough time


    apologies, their behalf


    SARB, No, you do not go through US Customs when you leave the US and you won't have to do anything with your bags in Charlotte. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, you should have plenty of time.


    Yes, Gin, both flights will be operated by US Airways. That should be enough time but it doesn't leave much if any time to spare if the flight from London arrives late.


  • traveling from raleigh to miami
    Apr 12, 2015
    I am leaving raleigh at 12:45pm this coming friday and i arrive in ctl at 1:45pm my connecting flight leaves at 2:20pm. My question is will I be able to make it to my gate in time seeing as thought it is such a short time frame between flights


    That should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. All gates at Charlotte are connected inside security.


  • Grand cayman return flight - customs
    Apr 8, 2015
    Arriving at 434pm on a Friday coming back from the Cayman Islands and my connecting flight back to Knoxville is at 605pm. My wife and I are debating on trying to get everything into a couple of carry ons. Is this enough time to make it through immigration and customs and recheck a bag to get to the connection? Us air is our carrier. Is the area to recheck the bag close to customs? Thanks, we have never come back in through Clt before.


    Yes, the re-check desk is right after customs. That should be enough time even if you check a bag. Of course not checking a bag saves you some time if there are delays.


  • Enough time to transfer?
    Apr 8, 2015
    I am looking at arriving in Charlotte from Rome, then traveling on another airline with a different ticket to North Dakota. US passport. Is 65 minutes enough time to transfer?


    NO! That is not nearly enough time for an International to Domestic transfer on two separate tickets. You need at LEAST 2 hours.


  • Boston to Cancun
    Apr 13, 2015
    I am flying from BOS to Cancun, Mexico. I have a 45 minute layover in CLT. This will be my first time at CLT airport. Will I have to go through security again? I will only have a carry on. Will I be able to make my flight to Mexico?


    No, you will not have to go through security. All you have to do in Charlotte is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. you have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


    Hi, I will be flying into CLT from IAD and will have to change planes for Cancun, Mexico. There is 37 minutes between flights. Is that enough time? Are the gates nearby or how far are the two gates from each other? If the first flight is slightly delayed will they hold up the second flight since both are with US airways?


  • Help please
    Mar 28, 2015
    Hey, I have a flight next week from London Heathrow to Columbus with 1 stop in Charlotte. Im spanish living in London, but still with spanish passport. Do I have to go through Us immigation and claim my bags then check them again and go get my plane.. in 1 hour and 20 minutes that I have? Its my first time stopping in another city, Im very lost. Need some help please, Thank you.


    Travelling with US airways.


    Yes, upon arrival in Charlotte you will go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk. You will then go through security and to your departure gate. Be sure to complete ESTA before your trip. 80 minutes is 10 minutes below the minimum recommended time for an international to domestic connection.


    I'll just run! Hope to have enough time to do it all. Thank you very much for your help x


  • Connections
    Mar 13, 2015
    I will fly into clt on delta and will need to get to a U.S. air flight. Is there transport between terminals? I've looked at the map of the gates and it seems to be all under one roof. Is that true?


    Yes, Charlotte has only one Terminal. If you do not have checked baggage and you check-in online for your US Airways flight then all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Worried about Layover Time
    Mar 12, 2015
    My arriving flight from Montego Bay is at 4:35pm and connecting to Columbus Ohio is 5:50 pm. Will this be enough time to clear customs etc in order to get on the flight? I would hate to miss my flight because I have work very early the next morning (3 am). This is my first time connecting through Charlotte but it has been recommended by friends.


    At 1 hr 25 minutes it is below the recommended time, but if there's a major hub in the US where you might be able to pull this off, it's Charlotte. US Airways also has 2 later flights to Columbus if you do miss your connection, so at least you would make it to work, you just might not get much sleep


  • Change planes
    Mar 12, 2015
    I have a flight from Miami to london Heathrow. My ticket says change planes at Charlotte.. What does that mean? And the next flight from Charlotte to london departs after an hour.. Wil I have to go to customs and all again? Or just change planes.. If my flight gets delayed from Miami, Wil I miss my flight to london from Charlotte?


    It means you just have to get off the plane in Charlotte and get on another plane. Yes, if your flight is late getting to Charlotte it means you will be put on a later flight. If there is no later flight you will probably end up spending the night in Charlotte. You do not go through US Customs when leaving the US.


  • TSA screening
    Mar 9, 2015
    I will be making a conncection in CLT from PIT . Will I need to go through the security check point again?


    No, all gates in Charlotte are connected inside security.


  • Switch from American to USAir
    Feb 25, 2015
    Flying in this Friday from San Jose, Costa Rica on American and flying out to BOS on USAir will we need to pick up luggage, clear customs, and switch terminals? We have 1.5 hour layover


    Charlotte only has one terminal. Both of your flights will be operated by US Airways. You will arrive, go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US Customs, re-check your baggage at the transfer desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


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