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CLT Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CLT / KCLT
Airport Name: Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
GPS Coordinates: 35°12'50"N by 80°56'35"W
Area Served: Charlotte metropolitan area
Operator/Owner: City of Charlotte
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 748 feet (228 meters)
# of Runways: 4
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Facts about Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT):

  • The city received a $200,000 grant from the Works Progress Administration in 1930 to establish Charlotte's first municipal airport.
  • Because of Charlotte Douglas International Airport's relatively low elevation of 748 feet, planes can take off or land at Charlotte Douglas International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,521 miles (18,541 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is Wilgrove Air Park (QWG), which is located only 15 miles (25 kilometers) W of CLT.
  • The "Fourth Parallel" runway for Charlotte Douglas is due to be formally designed in 2014 and construction has been planned to commence in January 2015 and scheduled for completion in the early stages of 2017, the runway is going to be built in between the existing runways 18R/36L and 18C/36C, and at 12,000 ft, the new runway would be Charlotte's longest to date.
  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport handled 41,228,372 passengers last year.
  • In 1979 Piedmont Airlines chose Charlotte as the hub for its expanding route network.
  • In 1990, Lufthansa began Boeing 747 service to Germany.
  • The August 1, 2013 court date yielded a verdict that the transfer, should it occur, would need prior approval from the FAA, a division of the US Department of Transportation, currently headed by former Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, who has officially recused himself from the matter.
  • In 1973, Eastern added two more gates to the end of its west concourse.
  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) has 4 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Charlotte Douglas International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Charlotte Douglas International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
115.41 miles (24.81 km) WWilgrove Air Park (QWG)Charlotte, North Carolina, United StatesView Wilgrove Air Park on a map View satellite image of Wilgrove Air Park Set QWG as destination Airport Get more information about Wilgrove Air Park
217.84 miles (28.71 km) NEConcord Regional Airport (USA)Concord, North Carolina, United StatesView Concord Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Concord Regional Airport Set USA as destination Airport Get more information about Concord Regional Airport
338.17 miles (61.43 km) NERowan County Airport (SRW)Salisbury, North Carolina, United StatesView Rowan County Airport on a map View satellite image of Rowan County Airport Set SRW as destination Airport Get more information about Rowan County Airport
444.25 miles (71.21 km) NWHickory Regional Airport (HKY)Hickory, North Carolina, United StatesView Hickory Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Hickory Regional Airport Set HKY as destination Airport Get more information about Hickory Regional Airport
556.29 miles (90.58 km) NWFoothills Regional Airport (MRN)Morganton, North Carolina, United StatesView Foothills Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Foothills Regional Airport Set MRN as destination Airport Get more information about Foothills Regional Airport
660.90 miles (98.01 km) WSWSpartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport (SPA)Spartanburg, South Carolina, United StatesView Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport Set SPA as destination Airport Get more information about Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport
765.70 miles (105.73 km) ESECheraw Municipal Airport (HCW)Cheraw, South Carolina, United StatesView Cheraw Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Cheraw Municipal Airport Set HCW as destination Airport Get more information about Cheraw Municipal Airport
867.76 miles (109.06 km) SSEWoodward Field (CDN)Camden, South Carolina, United StatesView Woodward Field on a map View satellite image of Woodward Field Set CDN as destination Airport Get more information about Woodward Field
970.25 miles (113.06 km) NWilkes County Airport (IKB)North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United StatesView Wilkes County Airport on a map View satellite image of Wilkes County Airport Set IKB as destination Airport Get more information about Wilkes County Airport
1072.96 miles (117.42 km) SEHartsville Regional Airport (HVS)Hartsville, South Carolina, United StatesView Hartsville Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Hartsville Regional Airport Set HVS as destination Airport Get more information about Hartsville Regional Airport
1175.34 miles (121.25 km) NNESmith Reynolds Airport (INT)Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United StatesView Smith Reynolds Airport on a map View satellite image of Smith Reynolds Airport Set INT as destination Airport Get more information about Smith Reynolds Airport
1275.44 miles (121.41 km) WSWGreenville–Spartanburg International Airport (GSP)Greenville / Spartanburg, South Carolina, United StatesView Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport on a map View satellite image of Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport Set GSP as destination Airport Get more information about Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport
1379.77 miles (128.37 km) ESEMarlboro County Jetport (BTN)Bennettsville, South Carolina, United StatesView Marlboro County Jetport on a map View satellite image of Marlboro County Jetport Set BTN as destination Airport Get more information about Marlboro County Jetport
1482.61 miles (132.94 km) EMackall Army Airfield (HFF)Camp Mackall, North Carolina, United StatesView Mackall Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Mackall Army Airfield Set HFF as destination Airport Get more information about Mackall Army Airfield
1583.18 miles (133.86 km) NEPiedmont Triad International Airport (GSO)Greensboro, North Carolina, United StatesView Piedmont Triad International Airport on a map View satellite image of Piedmont Triad International Airport Set GSO as destination Airport Get more information about Piedmont Triad International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Charlotte Douglas International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Charlotte Douglas International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,520.78 miles (18,540.84 km) WMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,500.75 miles (18,508.62 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,480.83 miles (18,476.55 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
411,465.84 miles (18,452.43 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
511,464.06 miles (18,449.57 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
611,448.69 miles (18,424.83 km) WSWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
711,446.86 miles (18,421.88 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,438.81 miles (18,408.93 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
911,419.89 miles (18,378.49 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1011,402.70 miles (18,350.82 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1111,377.91 miles (18,310.92 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
1211,373.66 miles (18,304.08 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1311,366.19 miles (18,292.07 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1411,363.39 miles (18,287.56 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1511,361.31 miles (18,284.21 km) WSWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport