Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is situated 11km (7 miles) west of Charlotte.
5501 R C Josh Birmingham Pkwy
Dialling code: +1
Telephone: (704) 359 4013.
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
From central Charlotte, take Interstate 277 to Interstate 77 south, turn off at exit 6B to Billy Graham Parkway and follow signs for the airport. Alternatively, from Interstate 85, take exit 33 to Billy Graham Parkway and then turn onto Josh Birmingham Parkway, following signs to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
The Charlotte Area Transit System (tel: (704) 336 7433; www.charmeck.org) operates a bus service (Sprinter) from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport to the city centre (journey time: 25 minutes; fare: US$2). Buses are 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.
Hourly, daily and long-term parking is available in several car parks at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. All car parks, except the hourly one opposite the terminal, are linked by a complimentary shuttle service. Valet parking is also available (tel: (704) 359 8253). For further information, contact the airport parking office (tel: (704) 359 4038).