Charlotte-Douglas International Airport
5501 Josh Birmingham Parkway, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, United States
Telefon: (704) 359 4000 (main switchboard) or 4910 (24-hour information)



Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is situated 11km (7 miles) west of Charlotte.


How to get there

From central Charlotte, take I-277 to I-77 south, then exit 6B to Billy Graham Parkway and follow signs for the airport. Alternatively, from I-85, take exit 33 to Billy Graham Parkway, and then turn onto Josh Birmingham Parkway, following signs to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.

Information about parking possibilities at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport


Access by public transport

The Charlotte Area Transit System (tel: (704) 336 7433; operates a bus service (bus 5) from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport to the city centre, available from outside Zone D.

Numerous pre-bookable shuttle services link the airport to the central city area, major hotels and the business districts. These depart from the east end of the upper level of the terminal building. Most hotels also provide courtesy shuttles.

Taxis are readily available from outside the terminal on the baggage reclaim level and operate fixed-rate fares to various zones in the local area. The journey time to the city centre is around 15-20 minutes, and fares start at US$25.


Information desk

The Visitor Info Center (tel: (704) 359 4027) is located on the baggage level and provides airport and tourist information. There is also an information desk (tel: (704) 359 4013) on the ticketing level. Information desks are also located at each baggage reclaim area.

Airport News:
A third runway was completed in 2010, and work is ongoing to expand the ticketing and security areas.


Further travel information

Star Alliance