Cheap Flights to Charlotte Douglas Airport

The Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is the gateway to the central part of North Carolina and an easy drive to many of its Southern neighbours. If you're planning on visiting this part of the United States, let Skyscanner help you find the best airfares and flight options for your trip. Before you know it you'll be winging your way to this historic part of the USA.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Charlotte Douglas Airport

Charlotte, North Carolina, is a year round destination, but it does tend to get crowded during the summer season, despite the hot, often humid temperatures. It can easily reach 32 degrees Celsius on some days. Visiting between March and May or in September through November not only brings milder weather but usually cheaper hotel and airfare rates. Try to travel midweek to get the least expensive prices. Skyscanner's Whole Month Search tool lets you compare a whole month's worth of fares at once, making it easy to spot a bargain. Find it, book it and go.

Airlines That Fly to Charlotte Douglas Airport

Charlotte Douglas International welcomes flights from throughout the Americas, the Caribbean and beyond to the European continent. Airlines flying international routes include American, American Eagle, Delta, Delta Express and Lufthansa. Air Canada Express provides service from Toronto, Canada. Regional carriers include Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, and Southwest. Some carriers operate seasonal itineraries, while others have year-round service on all their routes.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

Charlotte Douglas Airport has one main terminal with five concourses branching out along its length. American Airlines uses Concourse B through E, sharing Concourse D with Lufthansa. All other airlines use Concourse A. ATMs are available in each concourse as well as in the main terminal area. Many shops and eateries are in the main terminal near the Atrium, but each concourse does have its own passenger services. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.

Baggage claim, parking shuttles, and public transit is located on the lower level Arrivals area. Car rental firms are across from the passenger pickup and drop-off location in the front of the terminal. Taxis charge $3.00 CAD to start and $3.00 CAD per kilometre. The airport is 13 kilometres from the downtown core. The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) provides service from the airport, but it's recommended only if you pack light. Price is about $3.50 CAD to downtown. You'll need US Dollars for either option.

What to See and Do in Charlotte

Charlotte, South Carolina, dates back to pre-Revolutionary War times. Named for the wife of England's King George III, the namesake queen's statue still graces the downtown core. Southern charm is on full display at Romare Bearden Park where free Wednesday evening concerts are held from May through September. It's considered one of the best places in the city to watch the sunset. Charlotte is also home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, complete with a race-car simulator where you can experience an eight-car race that feels like the real thing. Learn how this type of racing was born in the days of Prohibition when fast cars were used to evade police while transporting illegal moonshine. Another Southern specialty, fried chicken, is offered at Price's Chicken Coop, a casual take-away eatery that's been in business for decades. Latta Park is nearby, perfect for an impromptu picnic.

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