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Airport passengers are encouraged to be
prepared and plan ahead for the large crowds that are expected in the upcoming
To assist with holiday traffic, Airport officials
will have additional airline and TSA personnel on hand.
checkpoint lines will be the heaviest Thursday, December 20 – Sunday, December
23 as passengers depart for their holiday destinations and Wednesday, January 2
– Friday, January 4 when visiting flyers return home.
Passengers are advised to
arrive early for their flights; when traveling with young children, infants,
elderly or disabled passengers, allow for even more time. TSA security
checkpoints will open at 4:15 a.m.
Travelers may enter any of the Airport's
five security checkpoints to access their gate.
construction of the new Hourly deck continues,
plenty of parking remains at Charlotte Douglas.
are reminded that while space is available in the East and West Daily decks,
transportation to and from the terminal is provided by shuttle bus.
active construction, walking to and from the terminal and Daily decks is no
Get dropped off at the
Airport, carpool, ride CATS, or use one of the many taxi and ground
transportation companies serving the Airport.
Visitors picking up
family or friends are encouraged to utilize the free Cell Phone Lot. The lot is
located on Rental Car Road. Just wait in your vehicle and ask your passenger to
contact you when they claim their luggage, then drive to either level of the
terminal to pick them up.
Passengers can be picked up and dropped off
along the terminal's curbside, however,
vehicles cannot be left unattended. Curbside parking is not allowed and
unattended vehicles may be towed; this includes all lanes on the ticketing and
baggage claim levels.
Check with your
airline for updated flight information, as well as baggage size and
weight rules. Additional fees could be applicable.
Departing Passenger Tips:
Checkpoint queue lines
may be adjusted to accommodate the anticipated crowds. Pay close attention to
signage directing you to the proper queue lines.
Save time by printing
boarding passes at home.
information about Charlotte Douglas International Airport by visiting cltairport.com or by the Airport's automated phone information at
Contact your airline
for updated flight information.