Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport serves civil and military aviation purposes in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the second largest hub for American Airlines after Dallas/Fort Worth, with service to 178 domestic and international destinations. A record 50,168,783 passengers enplaned and deplaned at the airport in 2019. Charlotte Airport ranked 11th in the US by the passenger volume. The airport handled 578,263 aircraft movements, and 183,900 tons of cargo shipment.

Top Carriers at the Airport

By passenger share record available with US Govt. Department of Transportation, we have ranked the carriers as follows.

Airline Passenger Passenger Share %
American 27,174 59.66
Delta 1,360 2.99
Southwest 689 1.51
Frontier 485 1.06
Envoy Air 382 0.84
Other 15,457 33.94

Ground Transportation

The transportation means mentioned below make commuting to and from Charlotte Airport extremely easier.


The airport is connected with Wilkinson Boulevard (to I-485 and Uptown Charlotte), Little Rock Road (to I-85) and Billy Graham Parkway (to I-77).

Public transportation

The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) operates two bus routes from the airport terminal: Route 5-Airport (Sprinter) to Uptown Charlotte/CTC and Route 60-Tyvola Road to LYNX Tyvola station. Route 10-West Boulevard operate between the old terminal and Uptown Charlotte/CTC.

Rental Car Facility

Eight rental car companies including Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National have their counters and kiosks in the Rental Car Facility. They have their fleets comprising around 3,000 cars.

Destinations Served by Carrier


City Carrier
Orlando, MCO American, Frontier
New York, LGA American, Delta
Chicago, ORD American, Frontier, United
Dallas/Fort-Worth, DFW American
Newark, EWR American, Spirit, United
Boston, BOS American, JetBlue
Atlanta, ATL American, Delta
Philadelphia, PHL American, Frontier
Baltimore, Maryland American, Southwest, Spirit
Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Arizona American



City Carrier
Cancún, CUN, Mexico American, Frontier
Montego Bay, MBJ, Jamaica American, Delta
London Heathrow, LHR, UK American, Frontier, United
Punta Cana, PUJ, Dominican Republic American
Toronto, YYZ, Canada American, Air Canada
Nassau, NAS, Bahamas American
Oranjestad, AUA, Aruba American
Munich, MUC, Germany American
Frankfurt, FRA Germany American
Grand Cayman, GCM, Cayman Islands American