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Name Charlotte/Douglas
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Charlotte, North Carolina
Coordinates 35° 12' 51.32" N, 80° 56' 51.50" W
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
5/23 2287 m7,503.281 ft
46 m150.919 ft
PEM yes/yes
18C/36C 3048 m10,000 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CONC-F yes/yes
18L/36R 2644 m8,674.541 ft
46 m150.919 ft
PEM yes/yes
18R/36L 3048 m10,000 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes

Observation KCLT 230707Z 7SM FEW006 BKN027 OVC065 24/22 A3006 RMK AO2 T02390222
Station Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport
Date/Time 23 August 2019 07:07:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 23.9°C
Dew point 22.2°C
Humidity 90%
Weather condition n/a

Tag(s) Parallel Runway Operation
Tag(s) Engineered Materials Arresting System
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus
Rwy(s) 36R

Charlotte Douglas International Airport



International airport serving Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.


Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms (hurricanes).



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KCLT

  • B190, vicinity Charlotte NC USA, 2003 (On 8 January 2003, a B190, operated by Air Midwest, crashed shortly after take off from Charlotte, NC, USA, following loss of pitch control during takeoff. The accident was attributed to incorrect rigging of the elevator control system compounded by the airplane being outside load and balance limitations.)
  • CRJ7 / CRJ2, Charlotte NC USA, 2008 (On 28 June 2008, a Bombardier CRJ 700 operated by PSA Airlines, during daytime pushback collided with a stationary CRJ 200 of the same company at Douglas International Airport Charlotte, North Carolina.)
  • DC93, vicinity Charlotte NC USA, 1994 (On 2 July 1994, an DC-9 operated by US Air, collided with trees and a house shortly after attempting a missed approach at Charlotte Airport, USA, in heavy thunderstorms. 37 passengers were killed.)
  • PC12 / CRJ2, Charlotte NC USA, 2009 (On 29 May 2009, the flight crew of a PSA Airlines Bombardier CRJ 200 taking off from Charlotte in accordance with an ATC clearance in normal day visibility observed a small aircraft enter the runway ahead of them whilst at high speed on their full length take off roll but were able to make an emergency stop on the centreline just clear of the other aircraft, a privately operated Pilatus PC12, which had moved to the side of the runway when its pilot, who had received and acknowledged ATC clearance to enter the runway, realised the conflict.)