Charlotte Douglas International Airport
|Charlotte Douglas International Airport|
United States Geological Survey (USGS) aerial image in 2012
|Owner||City of Charlotte|
|Operator||Charlotte Aviation Department|
|Serves||Charlotte metropolitan area|
|Location||5501 Josh Birmingham Parkway
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
|Elevation AMSL||748 ft / 228 m|
FAA airport diagram
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (IATA: CLT, ICAO: KCLT, FAA LID: CLT) is a joint civil-military public international airport. It is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was the 6th busiest airport in the world, based on traffic movements in 2010. It was also the 23rd busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic in 2013. The airport was opened in 1936 as the Charlotte Municipal Airport. It was renamed the Douglas Municipal Airport after former mayor of Charlotte Ben Elbert Douglas, Sr. in 1954. It was the largest hub for US Airways. In 2015, US Airways was combined with American Airlines. Now, Charlotte is the 2nd largest hub for American.
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A Lufthansa plane taking off from Charlotte.
References[change | change source]
- FAA Airport Master Record for CLT ( PDF), effective October 25, 2007
- "CLT Traffic and Activity Reports". City of Charlotte. January 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
- "CLT Traffic and Activity Reports - December 2016". Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
- "The Bureau of Transportation Statistics". Retrieved 2015-4-20. Check date values in:
- "US Airways defying US trends with healthy growth at its main Charlotte hub". anna.aero. Retrieved 2015-4-20. Check date values in:
- "Charlotte Faces Loss of Hub Status and Potential for Big Service Cuts". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved 2015-4-20. Check date values in:
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