Charlotte Douglas (CLT) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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we are to land at clt at 8:42 on a Monday morning, and depart for Montego Bay Jamaica at 9:30, If we only do carry on bags, and nothing checked, will that be enough time to make the connection? I feel like that will be super tight, and don't know if I need to try and change flights.

On the way back there is hr 20 mins to go from international to domestic, to fly back to Cleveland.
Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do on the way to Montego Bay is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I haven't had a chance to look at the terminal maps, but I'm guessing by what you said there wasn't an additional wing for international, or a separate check in for that? (the only other time I flew international, I had to do a separate check in)

if we did check bags, would they get transferred over then as well, or would we need to pick them up anywhere first?
Everything in Charlotte is in the same terminal. On the way to Montego Bay you don't have to do anything with your bags in Charlotte.
Flying from Nashville to St. Maarten via CLT (CLT to Phillipsburg)... is 48 minutes enough time to connect? Do we have to get bags and recheck to go?
That is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Charlotte.
We're flying from Montego Bay, Jamaica to CLT, then traveling to DFW, and finally ABQ. Do we clear customs in CLT or our final destination?
In Charlotte you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate.
If I'm a US Citizen I don't have to go through immigration right ?
Incorrect - everyone goes through Immigration when they enter the US. You just get to use a faster line when you are a US citizen.
I am connecting at CLT from MIA to MKE, I only have 45 min to change gates, is that sufficient time? Thank you.
Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Is it a long walk from terminal A to E? I have a 50 minute layover.
You have enough time.
Hi! I am flying from Dublin-Charlotte then Charlotte-Dallas with American Airlines. I'm arriving into Charlotte at 13:10 and flying to Dallas at 14:49 so around 1hr 40 minutes in between. Will that be enough time and will I have to go through security again before my fly to Dallas? Thanks!
That is plenty of time. You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin so all you have to do in Charlotte is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I am looking at buying my tickets to and from London. I would like to know is if my return flight back to the states if 1 hour and 55 minutes is long enough to clear customs and check in for our flight back to new bern nc.
Thank you
Maria robles
Yes, if both flights are on the same reservation that is enough time.
Will only have 25 min between flights on American. Can we arrange to have a terminal people mover cart meet our landing flight and get us to our next flight or is there a way to let the next flight know we are on our way?
The carts are for handicapped people. If you are not handicapped you don't get a cart. The next flight already knows you are coming.
Transferring from CUN to LHR through CLT with American Airlines all the way. Will the bags get checked all the way through and will 2 hours be long enough to get through immigration ?? Thanks
You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
Hello. Our Flight departs from Rome, Italy, to Charlotte at 4:45, leaves for 2nd leg into Orlando at 6, on a Tuesday. What should we expect through customs and baggage and will this be enough time or should we have a plan b?
That will be pretty difficult. If you miss your connection you will be rebooked on a later flight to Orlando if one is available. Do you mean you arrive from Rome at 4:45?
Yes. We arrive at 4:45 and our connection takes off at 6. I am trying to research but finding conflicting information, should we expect to have to go through customs, get our luggage and then recheck them and then go throughly security again? Thanks for any insight.
Yes, in Charlotte after arriving from Rome you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate.