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Travelers who are looking for cheap flights to Charlotte have many options through the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. This airport is serves both military and public services. There is one terminal with five concourses, named A, B, C, D and E, which are further divided into gates.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) Information

The Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is one of the fastest growing airports in the USA. A fourth runway has just been completed in 2010, and it was just approved for instrument approaches. There is also a public viewing overlook area, and an aviation museum located in its premises. Amenities include assorted restaurants, shops, lost and found, baggage cart rental, ATMs, a chapel, conference rooms, first aid, a visitor center, public art exhibits and postal services.

Airlines That Fly Into Charlotte

The Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is the 11th busiest American airport, in terms of passenger traffic. It hosts service to 135 domestic and international destinations. It is the largest hub for US Airways. Other major airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, Continental, Delta and JetBlue.

Charlotte Airport Transit Information

Distance to city: 7.5 miles

Bus to city

Fare: $1.50

There is a CATS Sprinter Enhanced Bus that goes from the airport to the Charlotte Transportation Center, which is right downtown. Passengers can dock this bus outside the Zone D baggage claim area. It takes about 20 minutes to travel downtown.

Train to city

Not available.

Taxi to city

Fare: $25 approximately

Taxis are located outside the baggage claim areas.

Other options

There are some shuttles that operate out of the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Passengers can reserve a shuttle bus in advance.

Car Rental Companies at Charlotte Douglas International Airport









All of these companies have desks at the airport. Passengers can then take shuttle buses to pick up their rental cars. These shuttle buses take a 3-5 minute ride.