Charlotte Airport Guide to Charlotte Airport (CLT)

Charlotte Airport Terminal

Charlotte Airport has a Main Terminal divided in 6 Concourses: A, A North, B, C, D and E.

See below related information regarding the main terminal in Charlotte Airport:

Levels

Charlotte Airport is split into the following levels:

Level 1

This is the Arrivals level.

This level contains baggage carousels A1, A2, A3, B, C, D and E.

Services: ATM machine, information counter and concessions.

Access to ground transportation from this level. 

Level 2

This is the departures and check-in level, with security checkpoints for each concourse.

Services: Food, drink, retail concessions, ATMs.

This level also contains The Atrium, which stands for a glass-enclosed structure located within this level, surrounded by many services and concessions.

Concourses

Gates are located in the following Concourses: 

Concourse A

It has 12 gates, from A1 to A13.

You can access to Concourse A through the ticketing level (First level).

It has some restaurants, shops, ATMs and charging stations, among others.

Please bear in mind that American Airlines does not fly from and to this concourse.

Concourse A North

Concourse A North was planned to be a separate terminal in order to host international services but it ended as an extended concourse of Concourse A, which opened in 2016.

It is expected that an expansion will be done in two phases, the first one was opened in Spring 2018 and brought 9 new gates, whilst the second one is planned to begin in 2020, including 16 additional gates.

Concourse B

It has a total of 16 gates numbered from B1 to B16. In 2016, there were added 10 additional boarding gates.

This concourse is accessible from The Atrium, located in the upper level.

It has various charging stations, an ATM cash machine, some restaurants and shops.

Concourse C

It has a total of 18 gates, named from C2 to C19.

This concourse is also accessible from The Atrium.

It has various charging stations, ATMs, some restaurants and shops.

The American Airlines and Admirals Club is located next to Concourse C.

Concourse  D - International

Concourse D serves as the International Concourse at Charlotte Airport without customs preclearance.

It has a total of 13 gates numbered from D1 to D13.

This concourse is accessible from the ticketing level (First level).

It has various charging stations, ATMs, currency exchange, some restaurants and shops and currency exchange service.

Concourse E

Concourse E has a total of 38 gates numbered as follows: E1-E34, E35a-b, E38a-b.

This concourse is accessible from the ticketing area (First level).

The concourse has various charging stations as well as some restaurants and shops.

Mezzanine Level 

Lounges and Chapel.

Transfer between concourses

You can get to any of the airport concourses by foot, since Charlotte Airport facilities are connected.  

Concourses A through E surround the main terminal, therefore there’s no need for a shuttle service.

You can transfer between concourses within 10-15 minutes walking.

Future expansion - New International Concourse (Concourse F)

It is planned to built a New International Concourse, Concourse F, in the rental car are during next years and it is expected to operate 20-25 gates.

Services

- Restaurants and cafeterias
- Duty free
- ATMs
- Currency Exchange 
- Charging Stations
- Mother Rooms
- Pet Relief Areas
- Interfaith Chapel
- Accessibility

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lounges

USO Lounge: Main Terminal. Open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Premium food, Wi-Fi, Children’s Area, snacks, TV, Internet Terminals, among others. 

American Airlines Admirals Club: Main Terminal, Concourse B. Services: Snacks, premium food, TV, Wi-Fi, Internet Terminals, printers and copiers. 

American Airlines Admirals Club: Main Terminal, Concourse C. Services: Snacks, premium food, Wi-Fi, Internet Terminals, printers and copiers, TV, among others. 

The Centurion Lounge: Main Terminal. Concourse D/E. Services: Premium food, Wi-Fi, showers, snacks, drinks, TV, children’s area, among others.