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Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

  • JB H.
    "Great spot to recharge electronics and chill between flights!"(147 Tips)
    Kathleen H.
    "Try new burger place on concourse C good fresh burgers, fast service"(152 Tips)
    Pat S.
    "Love the bathroom attendant!"(56 Tips)
    "Live piano playing with Santa visiting the kids during the holidays!"(10 Tips)
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  • Kelly B.
    Kelly BenishOctober 28, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    If you are looking for a place to grab some quick zZzZ's check out the flat benches by the window in B8, all other benches have arms so you can't sprawl out but these two blue benches are hidden gems!
    Upvoted Sep 14
  • BQ N.
    BQ NguyenOctober 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    For a great & cheap Southern meal or all day breakfast, stop by Bojangles at the end of Concourse B. Great biscuits, fried chicken, dirty rice and sweet tea! Sweet tea up on the rocking chairs b/w B&C
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • LC A.
    LC AresNovember 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Very nice airport. Free wifi in all terminals as long as you sign up with one sponsors. There is a row of rocking chairs where you can recharge your phone or plug in. I also liked the rolling carpets
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • E.M. H.
    E.M. HughesSeptember 2, 2012
    If you're not comfy with restroom attendants, use the "family" restroom. My experience is that they're usually empty b/c families aren't using them so they're a breeze to get in and out. Just FYI :o)
  • ES V.
    ES VormAugust 16, 2013
    Free wifi, AWESOME food, white rocking chairs throughout, plentiful windows and vistas; it is an excellent and charming airport. I go out of my way to come here, and enjoy any layover I get.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Rob S.
    Rob SheppardOctober 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Lovely open atrium, plus they have rocking chairs and a wide selection of restaurants and shops to make your layover less stressful.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Ami H.
    Ami H.July 19, 2016
    Simply by its designation (CLT), it rates high on my favorite airports. Also, it has Bojangles Fried Chicken and an overall nice selection of food outlets. Needs more charger plugs at Gate B tho, imo.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Raven
    RavenNovember 8, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Head over to main Atrium between Concourse B and C to listen to live pianist. They are usually there in the evenings and sometimes during the day.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Jack G.
    Jack GaidoFebruary 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you use the curbside valet and are TSA Pre Approved you can pull up to the airport and be at your gate in 10 minutes or less. You gota love that!
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Laura M.
    Laura MartinApril 18, 2014
    FREE WiFI. Love the rocking chairs and live piano music in atrium. Lots of places to plug in if you look around. Seems like some of the moving sidewalks are always broken.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Kye B.
    Kye BrackettJanuary 13, 2014
    One of my favorite airports for layovers and such. They've got what I call The Huge Hall of Rocking Chairs which is Sooo relaxing, and a great place for people watching.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Albert T.
    Albert TongFebruary 3, 2014
    If you are in terminal B looking for tasty food at a decent price. Go to Bojangle's famous fried chicken and biscuits. Dirty rice as a side is yummy.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Bobby G.
    Bobby GrazioseMay 20, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Executive Shoe Shine near Starbucks is the best of any airport or anywhere I've seen. They use a butane torch in one of the like 10 phases to melt the polish.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Cara
    CaraOctober 11, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the best airports in the US. It's huge, but easy to navigate if you pay attention. Great shopping over long layovers, or just chill in one of the quaint rocking chairs throughout the airport.
  • Betsy B.
    Betsy BaxterNovember 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    This is the cleanest and nicest airport I have been to! There are white rocking chairs everywhere to relax in aka the best part.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Jet Airways
    Jet AirwaysJuly 7, 2015
    The Carolinas Aviation Museum is only a 5 minute taxi ride from the airport’s main terminal. The museum has an extensive collection of planes and a great observation deck.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Ariston B.
    Ariston BowersNovember 27, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    One of the best airports in the world. Lots of amenities, free wi-if, flights rarely delayed and efficient. If you don't like it, you clearly don't travel enough.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Samsonite
    SamsoniteMay 3, 2011
    If you have a long layover, take a peek at Charlotte-Douglas' public viewing spot. Watch planes take off, land, and taxi to/from the runway at one of the best airport views in the U.S.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Antonio R.
    Antonio RiveraJanuary 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Hit Bojangles, Terminal B for some good fried chicken. Get a dinner w mash & get some hot sauce & grape jelly for ur biscuit, on the biscuit put some chicken, mash, hot sauce & jelly and enjoy!!
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Dave H.
    Dave HuckleMarch 26, 2013
    If you can get to the main terminal there are a lot of good food options. Use the GateGuru app for lots of flying conveniences like where to find food & stores plus important flight info!
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Ligia P.
    Ligia PDecember 14, 2014
    The main concourse is a paradise compared to the four gate areas. Grab some decent sushi there and rock the white chairs while you watch the mini vintage planes go round hanging above the sushi place
  • Christina V.
    Christina VernonSeptember 25, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The curbside valet is a great service; I wouldn't have made my outbound flight otherwise! Plus my car was waiting for me after texting my claim ticket number from the gate. Worth the $$$ in a pinch!
  • Clifford R.
    Clifford RyanJuly 22, 2013
    Sprinter to downtown leaves every 20 minutes, gets to the Downtown Transit Center in about 20 minutes & costs $2 each way (2013). Helpful drivers will direct you to transfers for your hotel downtown.
    Upvoted Aug 23
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithAugust 7, 2014
    Long layover? Chill out at the First in Flight bar, while enjoying the live pianist and the interesting mobile/sculpture above your seat. There are power outlets under the bar!
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Jaynine H.
    Jaynine HowardNovember 6, 2010
    If you are a Military Veteran be sure and visit the USO. The bathrooms are clean and stocked w/mouth wash, toothpaste etc. There is plenty of yummy food too. Plus, comfy recliners, tv and computers.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • René L.
    René LePaulJanuary 3
    Nice airport. Easy to make your way through. Lots of yummy food choices and the rockers add a nice southern charm.
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Goutham G.
    Goutham GaneshJuly 23, 2016
    One of my fav airports.. If ur an AA customer then probably u would have been here a lot of times.. Lot of options for food!! Starbucks at every corner 😀
  • Ashley C.
    Ashley CrossMarch 29, 2014
    There are many moving sidewalks which make navigating this expansive airport a little challenging. The rocking chairs are a unique southern touch. Also plenty of shopping!
  • Keith B.
    Keith BrooksAugust 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    A great place to get wifi, power, a stool and a bar to work on is the Cinnabon by Gate E3/4. next to the soda case.Buy something if you will sit here, don't be a freeloader.
  • Scott E.
    Scott EastFebruary 19, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    This is my home airport and I'm here almost every week. I finally tried First In Flight sushi and I was impressed. A great on the go alternative meal.
  • Joshua S.
    Joshua SukhdeoFebruary 1, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    If you ever get the chance to go to Einsteins Bagel on the E concourse it's a little walk from the main atrium but there breakfast/lunch/dinner are amazing!
  • Kimberly P.
    Kimberly PoeOctober 10, 2016
    1897 Market has a great "Dirty" mac n cheese with pork in a beer fondue sauce. The Olde Mecklenburg Oktoberfest Pale Ale was fantastic.
  • Daria I.
    Daria IvanovaAugust 9, 2016
    One of the nicest airports among big popular US airports. Easy to get everywhere, clean, and full of various shops and food chains.
  • Chrissie P.
    Chrissie PJune 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Customer service all over this airport has always been superb! Darrell took great care to get me from concourse A to C with last minute change in his cart. Been delayed here a lot always leave happy.
  • Kris L.
    Kris LemonApril 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    A lot of places to eat, get something to read and rocking chairs to relax if you got before your flight. Security checkpoint has, for me, been very quick, 10 to 15 min waiting time.
  • Theresa I.
    Theresa IrvineFebruary 17, 2015
    Medium sized airport that's easy to navigate. Several stores offer specials beyond duty free if you are looking to kill time!
  • Meghan H.
    Meghan HillJune 26, 2011
    As a non-rev, I come here often.... If you have down time, it's easy to find an outlet away from the crowds. Especially in Terminal E- I've caught up on many tv shows there with great secure wifi
  • Peter R.
    Peter RozmanJanuary 8, 2013
    There are really nice rocking chairs to relax and wait in while you're laid over. Also, the indoor trees and the whole open plaza/street atmosphere is relaxing!
  • Paul R.
    Paul RossAugust 7, 2014
    Large airport. Lots of walking but plenty of areas to rwlax in a rocking chair and plenty of food options. For a layover this is one of the better places to do it.
  • La W.
    La WangMay 7, 2013
    Hello southern hospitality! Public Ladies rooms offer complimentary mouthwash, mints, sanitary supplies, and a greeting from a friendly southern woman -- but don't forget about the tip collection box!
  • Justin K.
    Justin KronmeyerMay 1, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Bad Daddy's burgers in terminal C are awesome. I'm a pilot based at the CLT and in my personal opinion it's the best sit-down dining in the airport. I'm a veggie and they have vegetarian options too!
    Downvoted Sep 21
  • Jeremy G.
    Jeremy GarciaAugust 28, 2011
    There's a lady who restocks the concession stands, she's always singing or whistling and sometimes dancing. She waves and sings hello to everyone. Be on the lookout for her. She rocks.
  • Tru
    TruJuly 18, 2015
    The Burger King issues a free whopper or chicken sandwich with the purchase of fries &drink. It's via survey on the back of the receipt. My idea was to buy something cheap & come back
  • Carmen M.
    A small and nice airport. The rocking chairs are good to relax and read a good book. The only bad thing was that I couldn't get the Wi-Fi work in my phone.
  • Karen S.
    Karen StanleyApril 17, 2013
    Don't forget to grab a snack for our troops at any of the little stores. There is a basket you can pick from and they put all the donated snacks in the USO. Show a little love.
  • Nik
    NikSeptember 18, 2014
    Probably the most efficient airport I've been in. No lines at immigration, rocking chairs near outlets, baggage claim people turning luggage, awesome food court!
  • Adam E.
    Adam EpsteinDecember 23, 2013
    Get yourself to Brooklyn Farms Carolina Pit BBQ in the main area - the beef brisket is amazing, and comes with a fried pickle
  • Dana L.
    Dana LaneJanuary 5, 2014
    Tequileria's is fantastic if you love Mexican food! Great yums if you're between flights..and the service is fast..even when busy.
  • Robert R.
    Robert RoweSeptember 13, 2010
    ...if time allows & feeling hungry, head over to Brookwood Farms Carolina Pit BBQ for some delicious BBQ! Try the Combo (pulled pork and 2 sides, plus a fried pickle) tastes great... Read more
  • John Michael G.
    John Michael GambanFebruary 15, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If your not familiar with CLT then I suggest grabbing a bite from Bojangles famous chicken n' biscuits (bfast I get a Steak Biscuit with a large sweet tea)
  • Bradley G.
    Bradley GNovember 13, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    You'll have no trouble navigating this airport due to the hundreds of Special Assistance carts darting in and out of the crowds. Grab one to avoid the walk to your gate. Everyone is doing it.
  • FerlyG
    FerlyGNovember 27, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    As you're walking through the atrium to get to Starbucks make sure you leave a tip for the pianist - especially if he's playing vintage Ben Folds - even if he misses a key or two.
  • Colin L.
    Colin LordMay 4, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Be sure to find one of the rocking chairs by the big windows. Great place to wait for your flight and watch the planes take off.
  • Matt D.
    Matt DickerJuly 1
    Been here 10+ times
    One of my favorite big city airports in the U.S. Where else can you pass the time in a rocking chair while waiting for your flight?
  • Tim R.
    Tim ReynoldsFebruary 1, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Rocking chairs are terrific - and some great restaurants - Phillips Seafood in Terminal C is great. Not sure why there are bathroom attendants though
  • Jet Airways
    Jet AirwaysOctober 31, 2014
    Perhaps the coolest, least-known sight in Durham, the Duke Lemur Centre has the largest collection of endangered prosimian primates outside their native
  • Casey P.
    Casey PilgrimAugust 26, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    The best shoe shine in America is at this airport. It's also the cheapest, so tip well. Security checkpoint B is for frequent fliers and TSA Pre-Check.
  • Eric D.
    Eric DohertyJune 25, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    This is a great airport - long term parking is only $5 per day (as of June 2015) and you can enter through any door. Want to avoid the long security line? Check out "E"
  • Waleed A.
    Waleed AlkhalefahOctober 18, 2016
    The airport has variety of food options. The long-term parking at CLT is accessible. However, their price went up from $5 to $7 per day.
  • SuZSie S.
    When you're in the South, expect the zombies here to put Dukes mayo on their BLTs (bacon, leggs, & tomato Manwich). Bad Penny is a favored beverage!
  • Peggy D.
    Peggy DorvilDecember 26, 2014
    Great comfy rocking chairs, with a touch of green space urbanism; to top it off, there are convenient outlets by the rocking chairs
  • Kate R.
    Kate RayMay 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're here for a long time, go down to Concourse E, there's a nicer, less crowded area w/rocking chairs & tables & wall sockets & Einstein's bagels.
  • Ericu D.
    Ericu DesuJune 29
    Been here 10+ times
    Great airport with plenty of seating area and amenities for travelers, such as charging stations and free Wifi. An airport fit for a queen.
  • Tristan B.
    Tristan BellMay 12, 2013
    Huge airport, but really easy to navigate through and very friendly workers everywhere you go! There's something to be said about southern hospitality! :)
  • Nick A.
    Nick AguirreAugust 21, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Free Wi-Fi. Regional food available = good BBQ joint. Love the rocking chairs - great way to forget about travel hassles.
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KApril 28, 2012
    Find your way to the entrance to Concourse E and check out the 1/2 scale, reverse-engineered model of the 1903 Wright flyer. A little bit of history.
  • David W.
    David WilderJanuary 27, 2013
    If you're flying US Airways, the $29 Day Pass fee (which can be purchased on site) is worth it to pass the time in their Club Lounge.
  • Timothy C.
    Timothy CheekJuly 29, 2013
    Gates B11-B16 seem to be the most congested when I'm here if I have time to sit,I do it in the rocking chairs before I have to get to the gate, at the gate if you want to sit you sit on the floor
  • Mike D.
    Mike DApril 1, 2015
    I'm good to North Carolina sometimes just to sing bird noises and flap my arms like they were duck wings. Yes, it's an expensive habit, but I absolutely love it!!!
  • Versha S.
    Versha SharmaMay 22, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The staff at Terminal Spa Xpress and The Body Shop are soooo nice!!!! discounts great advice etc just lovely people
  • Anne A.
    Anne AgeeDecember 31, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you have difficulty walking, be sure to take advantage of the cart service. It is very easy. If you sit in the red seats, the cart will pick you up.
  • Richard S.
    Richard SmithSeptember 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome charge station in the New York Times store. 12 outlets, incl. USB, quiet & away from the people swarm. On the other side of Chili's toward Concourse C.
  • Christin J.
    Christin J.September 30, 2011
    Real trees, Cracker Barrel-esque rocking chairs, & someone playing a baby grand piano in the central food area! Great place to relax during long layovers
  • Kelly S.
    Kelly SeveringApril 30, 2013
    This airport was very clean, the Taquilarita was delicious but the service could have been better. Very pleasant and polite staff- even in the women's bathroom!
  • M. B.
    M. BirdJune 12, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    You have to try the Sushi by the piano bar in the middle of the airport. I know, you're thinking Sushi in an airport? It's awesome!
  • Ashley S.
    Ashley SpearsDecember 1, 2014
    God bless any airport that has the digital customs machines. This airport had a ton of kiosks so you can get through quickly!
  • Beach P.
    Beach PaceJuly 24, 2014
    Power ports are getting easier to find but you still have to jockey for them. There are large video ad billboards and those have plugs underneath
  • Shaun B.
    Shaun Bennett WestFebruary 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Take ALL of your liquids out of your carry-on! You may even want to put your cell phone in the bin as's a smaller airport, they've got a lot of time on their hands...
  • Majid D.
    Majid DaudiDecember 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Ask for Gaitu at the Executive Shoeshine spot at the entrance to D & E gates. Unbelievably awesome work for $5. You won't be disappointed!
  • Kelly G.
    Kelly GeerApril 22, 2014
    If you are flying out of terminal C and want a snack/meal, be sure to grab it on your way from a different terminal. Not a lot of choices in C. Overall, nice airport!
  • Sam
    SamAugust 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Rocking chairs and wifi, oh my! This is a great airport to relax in, just don't get so chill you miss your connecting flight!
  • Robert R.
    Robert RichardsonSeptember 12, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Neil in the terminal E bar is the best. If you have a layover, go there. Best bar in any airport I've been to.
  • Justin K.
    Justin KronmeyerAugust 3, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Moving walkways were designed to expedite the process of walking through the large airport. Don't clog it up. Keep walking people... It is NOT a ride. Disney World rides only an hour flight away... ;)
  • Ed F.
    Ed FrazierApril 1, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    For those that fly out early on weekdays , you can avoid long lines at security if you walk down to Concourse D for check in. Then once through security you can walk to your terminal/gate.
  • Luke J.
    Luke JohnsonJanuary 23
    Rocking chairs in the main atrium. They are all filled when busy. Down by E concourse, sometimes you can find a free rocking chair.
  • Eugene T.
    Eugene Thompson2 weeks ago
    The best place for a layover. Food stops are enjoyable. Have a seat in the rocking chair under a tree.
  • Adam B.
    Adam BenjaminSeptember 5, 2014
    Good food and clean. A little spread out for an airport this size. Little to NO food outside of security so eat before you leave!
  • Jessica P.
    Yay for free wifi! This used to be a chill airport to visit, but recently it's been crazy busy. A good variety of food choices. The rocking chairs are fun.
  • Nalini B.
    Nalini BasdeoApril 21, 2014
    Free wifi without having to watch an ad to log in as a guest?? Enjoy it. Seriously. And hm haven't found those rocking chairs yet but they sound epic. :D
  • Vinciane N.
    Vinciane NgomsiFebruary 19, 2013
    Genghis Grill is the place to go for delicious and airport reasonably priced airport food. Great gelato here too.
    Upvoted Sep 21
  • Lian T.
    Lian TNovember 7, 2014
    Cheapest bottled water/pop/Gatorade in concourse C is at News2You. Seriously bottles of water are a dollar cheaper than stores in the main shopping area.
  • Kurt U.
    Kurt UhlirJune 15, 2013
    Sushi and power: There's a hidden power outlet under the corner of the bar at Hissho Sushi. Buy a roll and recharge.
  • Jon P.
    Jon ParksMay 30, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    If you need to grab a quick bite to eat & want to eat healthy, visit Ciao in concourse D. Fresh fruit for $1, salads and good snacks.
  • Joel H.
    Joel HaecherlMay 4, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Free WI-FI is nice, except it is up/down off/on. Each time it reconnects, you MUST accept the Terms of Usage! Not sure if it is worth it - reconnect in Food Court, between Concourses, and even Gates!
  • John C.
    John CliftonAugust 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    CLT seems to get bigger and bigger each time I return to NC. One of the easiest airports to navigate, getting through security is a breeze.
  • Nick L.
    Nick LittenSeptember 2, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Little sandwich stalls in 'E' sell delicious fruity yoghurt things with crunchy doodahs u can sprinkle on it. Better than any of the other buttery fried cheese covered gristly fastfood that is running
  • Tony P.
    Tony PockneyMarch 26, 2014
    Be ready for a dash across this airport. I suspect schedulers are having fun watching the run from E gates to B with short connections. They even stop many of the moving walkways for additional laughs
  • Mahalakshmi B.
    You are dead if u have connecting flights at different terminals. I had to run all the way from terminal E to B. They had a zillion moving sidewalks to help reach terminals faster. But still din help!
  • Justin W.
    Justin WordenApril 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If in terminal C eat at bid daddys! Good beer, great food, little pricy, but best option especially to watch the game!
  • Don D.
    Don DibertDecember 6, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Charlotte is one if the nations better airports. However, what backwards southern fu#k engineered the third runway? Have to cross an ACTIVE runway to get to or from the third runway. LONG WAITS!
  • Brian R.
    Brian RipleyMay 2, 2012
    The chocolate store is amazing. But head next door to Jamba juice for a healthy alternative. Pomegranate paradise is incredible!
  • Kimberly H.
    Kimberly HaymanJune 26, 2013
    Found a great water dispenser between concourse C and D. I'm impressed with how great the water tastes. (It's probably not city tap water.)
  • Maria D.
    Maria DOctober 24, 2011
    A few secret rocking chairs upstairs (signs say USO) above the food court. Quiet and calm place to people watch or take a phone call.
  • JamesTRobo
    JamesTRoboJune 13, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    One of my favorite airports in the country. Easy to get around, tons of amenities, and, most importantly, a Bojangles!
  • Kim N.
    Kim NDecember 20, 2011
    Get a massage at the spa at the D/E connector. They have licensed therapists- not just people to give you a back rub. Heavenly.
  • Gregrey T.
    Gregrey TunnellAugust 5, 2016
    It's a long way from E to B. There are some decent local food joints, which is nice
  • Grant M.
    Grant MartinJune 23, 2010
    Look for the row of white rocking chairs along the moving walkway under the skylight. There's a decent internet connection, plenty of places to plug in, and a live jazz pianist.
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan Bokros, REALTOROctober 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    What an easy airport to navigate. Food stops everywhere, and free wifi throughout the entire airport....great job Charlotte!
  • Gordon B.
    Gordon BorrellApril 16, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    If you're on a long layover in Gate E, count the ceiling lights to see if I"m right. There are 306 hanging and ceiling tile lights in each.
  • Jonathan H.
    Jonathan HosterAugust 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Truly one of my favorite airports. Always clean, easy to navigate, helpful staff, and great food options.
  • Scott A.
    Scott ArenaApril 3, 2013
    Great place and very friendly people. People I didn't even know we're welcoming us and telling is to have a good stay.
  • Eric W.
    Eric WordenOctober 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    If you love Cinnabon like I do you have 2 choices, over at A concourse or the main food court area. Yum yum yum.
  • Jim B.
    Jim BaileyMarch 28, 2016
    Nice, simple airport with easy departure access/process and some typical food options pass security check.
  • Mark G.
    Mark GMarch 30, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Among my favorite places to layover - great assortment of good food - plenty of services, Starbucks and Free Wi-Fi.
  • Steven A.
    Steven AndrophyFebruary 15, 2015
    A modern and efficient airport. If you're hungry, head to the atrium for pretty good BBQ at Brookwood Farms.
  • Gary E.
    Gary ErvinApril 13, 2015
    The entire airport is good especially the food court area. Live music and abundant seating in the middle of everything.
  • Jerry T.
    Jerry ThibeauSeptember 14, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Parking fills up quick. If you don't want to deal with long term, Valet works nicely. Little more money, but worth it for shorter trips.
  • Bonnie C.
    Bonnie CarpenterSeptember 6, 2014
    They have rocking chairs... Pretty awesome. Oh and Starbucks every five feet is seems like
  • Amol K.
    Amol KMarch 14, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Very easy to make connections here. Love the central corridor with the rocking chairs.
  • pamela g.
    pamela gormanFebruary 21, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    They are tearing down and rebuilding parking structures closest to building. Come a little early so you have time to park out a bit for next few months.
  • Stephanie G.
    Stephanie GJuly 21, 2013
    The service here is phenomenal. From the customs and TSA Agents to the special service people and the washroom attendants. I ❤❤❤ this airport.
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MarcellinDecember 19, 2014
    If you are Military go check out the USO... Real nice free food and snacks and drinks
  • Marc M.
    Marc MichelsAugust 9, 2011
    Plenty of poweroutlets at Hisho Sushi Bar between B and C concourse. They are hidden under the bar - and the sushi is pretty good too.
  • Raffy
    RaffyJanuary 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The security checkpoint all the way to the left ALWAYS has the shortest line... Specially on Monday mornings...
  • Alexis T.
    Alexis TaiJuly 29, 2015
    This airport has the most moronic design in history. They should be sued or arrested for the hazards they created with this design. Beware of joyriding and hot roding in golf carts. They will HIT YOU!
  • Macy M.
    Macy MillsJanuary 6, 2014
    Gotta get the sandwiches from the great American bagel bakery in concourse D. Tastes great on a long flight!
  • Amy
    AmyMay 18, 2012
    Perfect size airport. Clean and love that it has free wifi. Scout out a rocking chair and look out windows. So relaxing.
  • David K.
    David KellyOctober 24, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Grab a bagel at the many bagel stops around the airport. For the sake of others, avoid the everything bagels..strong garlic odor.
  • Mary G.
    Mary GregoryMarch 8, 2013
    Unless you have a long layover the airport is horrible!!! You have to walk 5miles to get to a connecting flight! Everyone is so nice but if I am running late MOVE OVER southern hospitality my ass! :)
  • Aimee B.
    Aimee BushMay 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The sushi in the food area in the middle of the terminals is to die for! Should have posted a pIcture, but I ate it too fast!
  • Heidi W.
    Heidi WebbSeptember 5, 2014
    Real mint available at the RumBar in terminal D makes a Mojito a necessity!
  • Jennifer T.
    Jennifer TemplinNovember 16, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    If your connecting flight is a smaller plane, more than likely its also connecting on the other side of the airport. Be prepared to run when you have short connection times.
  • Kelly B.
    Kelly BenishApril 18, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    If hungry go to gate C to Big Daddy's or Phillips Seafood & ask for Richie. If thirsty go to the world traveler cafe and catch up with the girls, or go to Tequileria in the atrium and ask for Rafael.
    MetroSeeker.comOctober 12, 2011
    Word to the wise: get out your laptop, take off your shoes and belt, and don't stand there holding up the security line if you want to get on your plane with as little irritation as possible.
  • Moni J.
    Moni JamiesonJune 20, 2016
    Nice people. Great service and flights on time
    Upvoted Aug 18
  • Deyon J.
    Deyon JohnsonFebruary 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the free WiFi and rocking chairs. Along with the bars that make solid drinks! Great place to layover.
  • LadyENY
    LadyENYJune 3, 2013
    Bojangles in section B is the absolute best I'm taste and value. For a moment, you'll feel right at home.
  • Lord H.
    Lord HuronNovember 24, 2014
    One of my favorite big airports. Good selection of food and bars but better wear your walking shoes.
  • Cristina P.
    Cristina PerezJanuary 2, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    If you have a layover, watch the amount of time you have. I've ended up having to run to another terminal on the opposite side of the airport in order to make a connection.
  • Emma M.
    Emma MerisierJanuary 31, 2015
    Check us out on concourse A at Phipps bistro & uptown bar! #supportlocal #dessert1st
  • Peter T.
    Peter TesorieroJanuary 25
    Been here 10+ times
    One drop off terminal for 5 large gate areas can lead to 20 min walks. Lots of food options and fast precheck
  • John R.
    John RamirezDecember 1, 2013
    B concourse has two bars. Both very limited seating so if you see a spot - dont keep shopping. Also... food is up there in cost and down there in taste. Prepare your wallet.
  • Don R.
    Don RobinAugust 28, 2014
    Genghis Grill was pretty good. Tried Firecracker Shrimp and all was well!
  • Laura G.
    Laura GaulkeSeptember 15, 2012
    Volunteer greeters, bathroom attendants, free wifi and good old-fashioned rocking chairs. No wonder Charlotte airport is voted one of the best! Thanks Lauri Golden. Nice job.
  • Amanda B.
    Amanda BerkeyDecember 8, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Breastfeeding mothers, there's a nursing Mother's room inside (back corner) of the women's restroom for nursing and pumping. It's good for moms on the go or moms traveling with their nurslings.
  • Austin W.
    Beautiful airport, check out the rocking chairs and barbecue restaurants!
  • Michael E.
    Michael EarthmanMay 17, 2014
    This place has lots of moving sidewalks. Be confident getting on and off them, as there's lots of foot traffic.
  • Quinn B.
    Quinn BanasJuly 1, 2013
    great airport, simple and great spotting locations from within airport. Good restaurants as well.
  • Natalie K.
    Natalie KatesFebruary 2, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Need a quick bite? One of only a few airports with good sushi - get it full service or to go in the main concourse.
  • Thomas N.
    Thomas NoeJanuary 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything and I really mean everything closes at 8pm. Especially if you have hundreds of potential customers waiting or delayed flights etc
  • Firas F.
    Firas FreajahFebruary 1, 2014
    Nice, clean, & easy to get around. But walk if you're on the moving belts or move over to the right
  • Nathan A.
    Nathan AmaralApril 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    While @ CLT be sure to rock a bit on a rocker and enjoy the local sushi, they are a good mix.
  • Kristian N.
    Kristian NiemiMarch 29, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Here's a tip...if you're wearing enough jewelry to melt down an turn into a gun, you may want to remove it before you go through the METAL DETECTOR.
  • SkyMall
    SkyMallOctober 15, 2010
    Hungry for Cuban food while flying to the Caribbean in the Charlotte Airport? Try authentic Cuban cuisine at the Original Rum Bar and Grill by gate D2. Try the pressed Cuban Sandwich!
  • Zoë B.
    Zoë BakerMarch 13, 2013
    There is free wifi, easy to use water refill stations, loads of power points and rocking chairs too!
  • Marc B.
    Marc BowesJune 23, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Walk down to A baggage claim to wait on a parking bus. They fill up quick and you'll get a better seat if you get on first.
  • Josh W.
    Josh WronaAugust 9, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Security check point E is usually very fast and there's a Starbucks right after the checkpoint that usually isn't as busy as the others
  • Will T.
    Will TrokeyJune 27, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    You can go through any check point to get to your gate!! All of them dump into the main atrium. Find the shortest and use. Quite often D & E.
  • Scott F.
    Scott FigginsMarch 28, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    You better make sure you have enough time if you're coming in on a small flight and connecting to a larger aircraft. The concourses are far apart they have moving walkways to get u there
  • E.J. M.
    E.J. MMarch 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    For you vegetarians: I'm usually disappointed with the vegetarian options at airports, but Bad Daddy's Burger Bar has a tasty black bean burger called the Cantina 1511 Burger.
  • Joe M.
    Joe MeadeDecember 6, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Need breakfast? Skip Burger King. The steel-cut oatmeal with berries from Jamba Juice (near D-E Concourse) will keep you going and you won't hate yourself.
  • Eric S.
    Eric StegemannApril 11, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Love this airport. Simple to get around, great WiFi and awesome food selections. (try the BBQ)
  • Russ P.
    Russ PetersFebruary 2, 2012
    If you have a connecting flight go to your terminal first before using the bathroom or getting food, it's a big airport with large crowds,so it takes a bit to get to your next terminal.
  • AJ G.
    AJ GorenJuly 5, 2012
    Watch out, long security lines are everywhere! Try the one all the way at the end, by concourses D and E. You can still get to the other concourses from there, don't worry.
  • BJ E.
    BJ EmersonJune 10, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The perfect CLT meal: Pulled Pork BBQ at Brookwood Farms in the main terminal then make the trip halfway down terminal B for some Pino Gelato. You will thank me.
  • Michael L.
    Michael LundquistAugust 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Arriving early is never a good thing here unless you enjoy sitting & waiting for your gate.
  • Savannah H.
    Savannah HumphreyMay 10, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    don't unbuckle your seat belt until you get to the jetway!!!!! or else they will make you sit still until you do and hold everyone up!!!
  • Patrick O.
    Patrick O'BrienMarch 8, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Phillips Seafood is my favorite for a quick beer and meal before a flight
  • Margot B.
    Margot BloomsteinOctober 14, 2011
    Need fast and terrific? Hit Brookwood Farms Carolina Pit BBQ in the main terminal atrium. Good brisket, great sides.
  • Justin K.
    Justin KarkowJanuary 9, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Consider going through Checkpoint E. It does not have a preferred line and has imaging scanners which take a bit longer, but is super efficient and has shorter lines.
  • Iggie R.
    Iggie RuizApril 25, 2012
    If you fly making a connection with u.s. Airways Charlotte is the best airport to fly through. Great food options
  • Mark C.
    Mark CombestJune 23, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    The moving sidewalks are not so you can be lazy and stand on them, they are to get you from point A to point B faster by walking on them!
  • Sean B.
    Sean BossieFebruary 11, 2015
    Clean friendly airport. Well designed with a wide range of food options. Free wifi.
  • Kevin H.
    Kevin HarrisAugust 17, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Free Public Wifi is convenient. Overall a very clean and fresh airport for United States standards
  • Easy Figure I.
    Easy Figure InternationalSeptember 2, 2013
    US Airways went all the way with the red carpet treatment! Must love them! Thank you!
  • Sean M.
    Sean McMainsDecember 1, 2011
    The hub among the concourses featured a live pianist when I visited. Enjoyed sitting in rocking chairs and listening.
  • Katherynne R.
    Katherynne RamirezSeptember 20, 2011
    Nice Airport to have a Layover!! There are so many great spots to eat and drink.... Very clean.. Very impressed!
  • Cathy H.
    Cathy HanMarch 6, 2013
    If you're looking for something healthy, try einstein bros bagels. They have turkey chili and egg white sandwiches
  • Michael C.
    Michael CrumpJuly 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Flying on Delta today personnel are very, very nice ....much appreciated. They put USAirways and the new American to shame.
  • Mike D.
    Mike DNovember 3, 2014
    Lots of rocking chairs for chillin in. Free wi-fi. Decent food options if you have time to walk to different parts of the airport.
  • Russ V.
    Russ VastaMay 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Use affordable town cars. They're awesome drivers and pretty awesome people too! Glad my company uses their service.
  • Emily C.
    Emily CrouchApril 25, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    I love the Charlotte airport restrooms. The attendants are so cheery and I always walk out smiling and tipping them.
  • Kym M.
    Kym MotleyJune 17, 2011
    Valet park if you're in a pinch for time. And head to security check for concourses D and E. Will save you time for sure!
  • Chris J.
    Chris JacksonSeptember 20, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Things I always forget about this airport: it takes a LONG time to get from one end to the other (leave plenty of time to connect) and the bathrooms have attendants who awkwardly talk while you pee.
  • Sword Swallower Dan M.
    Sword Swallower Dan MeyerSeptember 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Visit Coach Williams at USAirways Help Desk across from Sports Bar. Great guy, big help if any problems! Tell him the sword swallower sent you
  • George N.
    George NenniOctober 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Hit Einstein Bagel near E3, love the Turkey Chili and other low cal choices
  • Leticia C.
    Leticia ClineAugust 11, 2011
    This is the most friendly airport. Everyone sings while they work and Sandra Berry is the sweetest ladies bathroom attendant ever!
  • Sarah R.
    Sarah RoseJanuary 17, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Don't be afraid of the "long" security lines. 15 minute wait at most..... And if the one you're at looks scary there's 4 more to choose from! No more getting to the airport hours early!!
  • Keith P.
    Keith ProzeJune 8, 2014
    If a member of the armed forces, the USO lounge here is spectacular and has the nicest people. Couldn't of appreciated it more.
  • Marred J.
    If you have a long layover grab a rocking chair & enjoy the piano player in the main concourse!
  • Brooke W.
    Brooke WilsonOctober 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    About a third of all of the people here are running to their next flight. Be aware of and courteous to those around you.
  • Josh L.
    Josh LongAugust 21, 2012
    This goes out to all "real" men! If you see an elderly lady trying to carry her 30 lb. bag up a flight of stairs please take 20 seconds out of your day to assist her!
  • Kyann L.
    Kyann LeisnerFebruary 26, 2015
    Busy airport. Clean and friendly staff. Bathrooms had free mouthwash, mints, feminine products.
  • Todd P.
    Todd PattonMarch 14, 2013
    Free Wi-Fi is great. More airports should follow this lead. The employees at the Air Tran desk were very friendly and helpful.
  • Andy R.
    Andy RiffelMarch 24, 2014
    This airport needs chairs WITHOUT ARMRESTS. People are sleeping on the floor by the dozens and we all could benefit from a comfy place to lay down.
  • jeffery k.
    jeffery kissingerMarch 7, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    If you are going to terminal E there is a Jamba Juice on the way (D/E corridor) and a Starbucks right at the beginning of terminal E.
  • Squire
    SquireAugust 19, 2012
    No liquor sales on Sunday mornings. The state should consider a special liquor permit for Sunday mornings. They could bring in a boatload of revenue.
  • Robert S.
    Robert SantanaSeptember 11, 2014
    So, I just had a moment... I was completely frazzled when I arrived at my gate and it read Omaha, I'm going to Iowa. Quickly I make a call and realize it is the bordering state and I'm 12 miles away.
  • michelle
    michelleJuly 20, 2016
    Big. But organized and clean.
  • Rob P.
    Rob PegoraroMarch 2, 2011
    Brookwood Farms Carolina BBQ makes a pretty good pulled-pork sandwich - and provided a cup and a lid so I could take my beer to my gate.
  • Jack W.
    Jack WangApril 11, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get some fine BBQ at Brookwood Farms Carolina Pit BBQ in the Food Court between A/B and C/D Gates.
  • Denise J.
    Denise JacobsSeptember 21, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The Edwin Pearl jewelry stores in the C terminal often have stylish silver rings at decent prices. One of my ritual stops in this airport!
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussOctober 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Uber is the way to go to get downtown. Just make sure to head to Door D -- the limo area where these guys have to pick you up.
  • Cindy B.
    Cindy BroderickSeptember 26, 2013
    The ladies room is very clean. Very European with an attendant. Bring small bills to be able to tip.
  • Kyle C.
    Kyle CarpenterJune 29, 2011
    Rocking chairs were nice. Had to choose between BBQ and Bojangles fried chicken. Next time will definitely get the chicken.
  • Francisco C.
    Francisco CanoAugust 12, 2014
    Nice airport, with tons of places to eat and shop and free Wi-Fi!
  • David K.
    David KellyJune 25, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Get a shoe shine while you wait..absolutely the best in any airport in the world!
  • Justin J.
    Justin JensenFebruary 23, 2014
    Get ready to walk and navigate through a sea of people. The airport is huge with a long distance between concourses.
  • Claudette W.
    Claudette WilsonOctober 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure you don't have Ny liquids over 3.4 oz!!! I lost my good lotion and my perfume. And wear shoes that slip off n on easily. The security check is no joke!!
  • Rares S.
    Rares SaftoiuOctober 31, 2010
    Quizno's!! Their sandwiches are about the same price and still great. The menu is reduced but it was still one of the best airport meals I had.
  • Pam R.
    Pam R.November 10, 2013
    This airport is huge, people walk REALLY slow and don't get the concept of stand to the right/walk to the left on the people movers. So be patient and hope you have 10-15 min between flights.
  • Shel C.
    Shel ChauncinatorJune 6, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Have your ID ready if you want a alcoholic beverage and don't act so surprised when I ask for it....even if u are old as dirt!
  • Aashish J.
    Aashish JainAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Einstein Bagels next to E3 for breakfast. Get the Vanilla Hazelnut coffee if you're into that kind of coffee
  • Craig F.
    Craig FisherJune 12, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you need sustenance try the Tequileria in Terminal C. Quick service and yummy tacos.
  • Brian N.
    Brian NelsonNovember 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    When you land, bypass the Starbucks in the main food court area and isit the one at ticketing instead. It's right above baggage claim. MUCH shorter lines!
  • Vicki D.
    Vicki DavisFebruary 14, 2011
    The Starbucks on concourse b had a very efficient crew. Much shorter line than the one in the hub area. Have to walk through bookstore around b8 or so.
  • Aran R.
    Aran RodríguezFebruary 7
    The airport is easy to navigate and the food court is really nice. Wifi signal not the best.
  • Dan B.
    Dan BeardOctober 4, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Most ignorantly operated airport in the nation. Closes 6 of the 7 parking areas at the same time. Genius!!
  • Angelique M.
    Angelique MayerJuly 6, 2013
    Such an awesome airport. All other airports should take notes! Stop by Bad Daddy's for a great burger.
  • Derek E.
    Derek EidAugust 23, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Loved the airport design and atmosphere , it's very cozy and human friendly
  • Christina W.
    Christina WallaceJanuary 15, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    This is the smallest big airport in the US. I'm always afraid I'll miss my tight connections, and yet I never do. Walk quickly, but don't freak out.
  • Gauri S.
    Gauri SharmaAugust 9, 2014
    If you have time get a 💅.. The ladies are Terminal Gateway spa are great!
  • Mac G.
    Mac GarberSeptember 19, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Security lines on monday morning are very long. Checkpoint B is usually fastest. Make sure your in the right line. Preferred and regular queue lines are not marked well.
  • Angela S.
    Angela SkeesJune 14, 2016
    Pretty decent airport. A bit crowded. Good choices for food. Just FYI takes about 20-25 min to get from A to E terminal
  • Maanist
    MaanistOctober 8, 2010
    Need power for your laptop? Look at the roots of the indoor trees. Some of them have a yellow colored power outlet at the of the extension cord. Enjoy free wifi with the free power.
  • Christian S.
    Christian StewartDecember 24, 2011
    Get your coffee before your gate.. if you have time. Starbucks are strewn about and may not be in a convenient location.. #probablyawhitewhine
  • Jack W.
    Jack WangNovember 22, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Have a meal at Brookwood Farms. The Pounder Platter is the way to go; your choice of 3 meats, 1 side, and low carb!
  • Joel R.
    Joel RosadoMarch 15, 2013
    Healthiest and freshest dish available is the grilled chicken salad from SALSARITAS express. It's also Paleo.
  • Mr B.
    Mr BroudySeptember 1, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Beau de Vin is a nice change from the usual airport slop. Too bad it's staffed by HMS Host. Constant upsell.
  • Alexa Jane D.
    Alexa Jane DennerJanuary 7, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Really hard to walk from terminal to terminal. Needs better ground transportation. Einstein Bros though.
  • Neil B.
    Neil BurkeMay 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    most airport traffic uses the billy graham exit off 85 but if you take the next exit, little rock rd, there is a nice little shortcut to ter
  • Michael A.
    Michael AdamsJanuary 2, 2012
    If you have to go through the body scanner, make sure you have EVERYTHING out of your pockets otherwise you get felt up for free!
  • Rebecca R.
    Rebecca RayJune 21, 2013
    Ladies - there is a spa between terminal D and E that does great pedicures. It's a nice way to pass the time of a layover.
  • JimmyGotUps
    JimmyGotUpsMarch 19, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great connection through here. Lots of food options and shopping for long layovers.
  • Sualeha N.
    Sualeha NaviwalaJune 6, 2013
    Rocky Mountain chocolate company here has the best caramel chocolate apples EVER. Get one.
  • Mitch
    MitchNovember 22, 2016
    Great airport for the eastern seaboard.
  • Tiffany J.
    Tiffany JaneOctober 18, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Stop in the bathroom even if you don't need to go. The attendants are always so nice and happy.
  • HH S.
    HH SsJuly 4, 2011
    If you are military, show your id. It gets you %15 off in various food and items. Sorry, no discount on beer. I already asked.
  • Jasmine
    JasmineApril 5, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Jamba Juice is the meal of champions!! Great Staff and quick!! Love that they remember my name and order every time!
  • Allison H.
    Allison HughesOctober 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    My toothpaste is still in the box, unopened. Is that really a reason to put my bag on lockdown?? And was it really necessary to then open the box, remove the tube, and put it in a ziplock bag?
  • Brian F.
    Brian FojtikOctober 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Men's room in C terminal was clean, staffed, provided paper towel and mouthwash with good attitude. Leave guy a buck or two and promote this concept!
  • Blake E.
    Blake EdwardsApril 24, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Parking is VERY limited while they build out new lots. Check the status of each lot at:
  • Curtis H.
    Curtis HillerApril 4, 2015
    Small airport with long taxiing. Live piano and rocking chairs are a nice touch.
  • Chris M.
    Chris M.August 5, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Big, busy, and a long walk to connections. If you have time, CLT has lots of shopping and restaurants.
  • John S.
    John SakoloskyDecember 25, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The breakfast at Fox Sports Sky Bar is delicious. Also, definitely try Cinnabon while you're here.
  • Lía S.
    Lía SánchezMarch 8, 2015
    Nice airport, not too many good options to eat but some are really good
  • David Z.
    David ZimmermanNovember 21, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    There is a Salsaritas kinda hidden next to secutiy checkpoint C (between concourses B and C). Get the breakfast burrito!
  • Natalie V.
    Natalie VenutoMarch 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Free wifi, rocking chairs, places to charge your portable devices, and great food! I always connect here.
  • Rick W.
    Rick W.January 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    E Concourse really blows for getting in/out. Those walkways suck at getting a person clear across the airport to catch a connection. Especially, when people just stop to let the walkway carry them.
  • David Z.
    David ZebrowitzApril 7, 2013
    BBQ in the atrium is very good! The brisket melts in your mouth.
  • C M.
    C McPFebruary 13, 2015
    Surprisingly good sushi and what a relaxed concourse compared to the madness in Chicago.
  • pamela g.
    pamela gormanMay 30, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    This airport has gotten so busy that there simply isn't enough space for the humans trying to move between planes. Like trying to pull a suitcase through time square. Plan extra time in layover.
  • Jerry C.
    Jerry CDecember 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    There's only one sit-down restaurant in neglected step-child Concourse A, and it's a bar. Better to eat in the Atrium area after security.
  • Alejandra O.
    Alejandra OlivaMarch 26, 2013
    United representative Joel is super great and super helpful! If you've got any trouble, look for him!
  • Mike D.
    Mike DMay 25
    I've got a hankering for some old fashioned meatloaf pie and a snickers bar - good thing I'm in Charlotte!!!
  • Scott W.
    Scott WilsonMay 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the rocking chairs where the terminals intersect... Piano music and plugs for your laptop. Great airport.
  • Meli
    MeliAugust 27, 2014
    They have a row of white rocking chairs for travelers to rock out on. Try the biscuits at Bojangle's!
  • Shawn  P B.
    Shawn P BrennanAugust 28, 2013
    Great airport to get delayed in numerous food options, and the rocking chairs soothe the soul.
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah MacFebruary 3, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    if you're flying JetBlue, bring your Global Entry card if you have one to get through TSA Precheck. They haven't started printing it on the boarding passes yet.
  • Alison E.
    Alison EdgintonFebruary 2, 2012
    Hang out for a while! This is one of the best airports I have ever been to...out of the 3 I have ever been to...
  • Jamila L.
    Jamila LNovember 4, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Least favorite airport that I've been to. I was very surprised because it's Charlotte! I'll try to avoid in the future.
  • Telmo S.
    Telmo SampaioMay 7, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Free wifi! And the rocking chairs at the lounge that connects all terminals are awesome.
  • Christina C.
    Christina Chin2 weeks ago
    Been here 5+ times
    rocking chairs! Also have pet area for them to pee/poo, its funny cute.
  • DoubleTree by Hilton M.
    Early bird gets the legroom. Travel as early in the day as possible to avoid crowds and getting bumped by passengers who got bumped or canceled earlier in the day.
  • Wes B.
    Wes BechtelOctober 24, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Find a 16oz can of Hop Drop n' Roll somewhere in the airport and then relax for a bit. It's a gold medal winning, local IPA after all.
  • Larry R.
    Larry Robinson SrJune 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Really nice, clean and modern airport. Free Wifi and great shops!
  • Lance R.
    Lance RussellSeptember 17, 2012
    Carolina pit bbq near the A concourse is pretty good if you didn't get enough bbq in the great state of North Carolina.
  • Michael L.
    Michael LawrenceMarch 6, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    check out the new world traveler bar & lounge in concourse a. awesome new tv's & great drinks & food.
  • Brandon S.
    Brandon SidesSeptember 12
    Been here 25+ times
    Whether Delta or American, your flight lands and you're journey from baggage claim to parking lot is easy. Can't ask for much more...
  • Robby H.
    Robby HillMay 2, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    At 10pm most food places are closed, as is the airline lounges. E concourse stuff stays open a little longer
  • Michael K.
    Michael KitcesOctober 11, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Healthy bite? Try Ciao in D terminal, between gates D2 + D3. Good array of wraps & salads.
  • Ruslan D.
    Ruslan DFebruary 28, 2013
    My question is; when I put that tip in the box in the restroom, am I donating to a charity or am I seriously just doing it because the guy hands me a paper towel and I am paying his salary?
  • Mike T.
    Mike ThompsonNovember 21, 2013
    I'm not a fan of flyin or big crowds and this place is both! A lil nervous because i havent flown since 2005. Nice airport tho
  • Emmanuel A.
    Emmanuel A.June 5, 2011
    If u ever make say on a red eye while connecting or just happen to be leaving from Charlotte..check out the Sbarro and their breakfast menu....oooh sooo good!
  • cheryl b.
    cheryl berklichNovember 14, 2011
    If you are in the D terminal. Check out the ladies restroom across from D6. The attendant is awesome.
  • Jennifer
    JenniferAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    For breakfast or a healthy snack stop by Yovana for fruit, yogurt, and granola! Yum!
  • Nancy
    NancyJanuary 29, 2012
    Impossible to find a free outlet. But very clean airport and a lot of great food selections.
  • Christine B.
    Christine BrownApril 1, 2013
    Free wifi, great food, rocking chairs, and live music. You could do far worse.
  • Drew F.
    Drew FletcherJuly 24, 2013
    Wearing TOMS, no belt, and putting keys, wallet, ect in your backpack make passing through security much easier.
  • Rich W.
    Rich WatsonJanuary 17, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Nice clean airport. Busy, but plenty of food options if you are connecting.
  • Shannon M.
    Shannon MichelleMarch 11, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Stop by beaudevin if you are in search of a decent glass of wine on your layover. It's behind the sushi bar in the main terminal.
  • Jess ⚓
    Jess ⚓February 26, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Charge your phone while relaxing in the rocking chairs. Plenty of food around, too.
  • Joe S.
    Joe SteierJanuary 17, 2011
    They closed our doors early and left us. 8 people. Just seems unfair. Make sure you really give yourself time to gates or you'll be sitting with us watching football all night.
  • Raymond E.
    Raymond EmbryAugust 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Dare you to sneak into first. The trick is to make sure the seats are available and will not be filled with stand by passengers.
  • Jeb B.
    Jeb BlountMarch 29, 2015
    Restaurants and bars in the commuter terminal E close early - around 10p. Many of the flights (that are often delayed) don't depart until much later.
  • Alex H.
    Alex HashimiSeptember 24, 2012
    Very clean airport, lots if stores inside, they just need some electrical outlets in the international terminal
  • Rick H.
    Rick HowardMarch 29, 2013
    Terminal A (Delta) is very lean on power outlets: recharge before you get here to be on the safe side.
  • Christopher N.
    Christopher NultyMarch 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Farmwood BBQ is the best place in the airport to eat -- located in the atrium closest to the B-Terminal.
  • Amy (@AmyPR) L.
    Amy (@AmyPR) LinertSeptember 2, 2012
    Love sitting in the rockers on the concourse and catching up with old friends passing by at the same time.
  • Adam L.
    Adam LustigFebruary 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The wifi and mobile signals are all weak in concourse E. Settle closer to center hub to get work done.
  • AJ G.
    AJ GorenJuly 5, 2012
    Don't rush to baggage claim. Often, espec. during busy hours, it takes several minutes for the luggage from a flight to come out. Check boards across from the bottom of the escalator for your flight.
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SmithMay 11, 2012
    The Burger King gives you two sausage burritos but you should only eat one. Put other one in butt.
  • Brian F.
    Brian FSeptember 17, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    One of the nicest airports! I always find everyone to be so helpful and nice!
  • Tyrone B.
    Tyrone BixbyFebruary 10, 2012
    Airport is awesome - good food, clean bathrooms, rocking chairs, and free Wi Fi
  • Trent G.
    Trent GuildOctober 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're looking for a burger, Bad Daddy's is a local chain and is fantastic - Terminal B.
  • Alan G.
    Alan GratzDecember 2, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    If you forget and bring your pocket knife, they'll let you mail it home. Ask at the security gate after you smack your forehead.
  • Caitlin R.
    Caitlin RoseOctober 15, 2012
    The concourse closes between midnight and 4:00am. Sleep on the small bench in the restroom entrance.
  • Brian H.
    Brian HamlettOctober 11, 2011
    Love the free wi-fi! Also, if you time it right in the morning. Security gate C will open and almost NO ONE will be in it!
  • Brandon A.
    Brandon AvanceMarch 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Must try bojangles chicken biscuit with their fire sauce. Legit!
  • Michael L.
    Michael LawrenceOctober 14, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    if you are flying out of concourse A stop by World Traveler Bar & Lounge for a drink & their great service with a smile
  • Teri M.
    Teri Mrs. Casa LomaSeptember 23, 2015
    The gate agent was super nice We were delayed a day here and they were so accommodating her name is Gloria You can tell she loves her job and the people Nice to see that💝✈️✈️✈️
  • Michael W.
    Michael WoottonJuly 9, 2015
    Beudevin is great for small plates. Beer list is small but nice.
  • kevin
    kevinDecember 25, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Do us all a favor...take off your shoes and belt, take your laptop out of the bag, and get out of the way!
  • PopWrapped!
    PopWrapped!March 29, 2013
    This airport is a NIGHTMARE to navigate. Give yourself at LEAST 30 minutes to walk, depending on your connecting flight location. Free, fast Wi-Fi is a MAJOR plus, however.
  • Stace B.
    Stace B.March 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    When in Concourse B be sure to check out the Farmer's Market for a healthy alternative.
  • Erik R.
    Erik RozentalsNovember 3, 2015
    Airport nice but couple of my fave nacho joints tequileria and stock car cafe gave up on real melted cheese for a dull queso. Shame. Before they seemed to make fresh food. Not anymore.
  • Angie D.
    Angie DayFebruary 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The best selection of shopping and restaurants for the SE. Not a bad place for a layover!
  • A.
    A.September 2, 2012
    I just love this airport ! most of my connecting flights go through it & they offer a free wifi all over it!
  • Kathryn B.
    Kathryn BrownSeptember 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Breakfast burritos at salsaritas are awesome. Opens at 6:30 in main terminal area and 7 down on E.
  • ESP Digital Media
    ESP Digital MediaMarch 2, 2010
    Need a quick bite to eat without the hassle? Head over to the Stock Car Cafe in Concourse B for great food and the ESP Digital Media system. We will get you out the door fast. Eat. Pay. Fly Away. Read more
  • Stephanie G.
    Stephanie GordonOctober 28, 2011
    Really friendly airport workers. Rocking chairs and live piano music. What a nice environment.
  • Mitch
    MitchJanuary 25
    Great international airport covering the eastern seaboard. Has free wifi.
  • Jon A.
    Jon AguaApril 15, 2013
    Watching people panic due to others stopping and crowding on the moving sidewalk is a great way to pass the time.
  • Pauline K.
    Pauline KMarch 11, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice and clean airport and facilities. Friendly people!
  • Timothy T.
    Timothy TusingJuly 2, 2010
    Vegetarians: the Chinese place in the food area has a decent selection. There are various places with salads, and burger king has veggie burgers
  • Jay H.
    Jay HardyJuly 19, 2013
    A great airport to people watch. Rocking chairs are great touch.
  • Jalaal E.
    Jalaal ElasmarMarch 28, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    concourses A B & C have small gate areas, D is the most spacious, and E is the most crowded
  • Nathaniel Q.
    Make sure you have more than 10 minutes to walk from terminal E to B. One forgets how big this airport is until you are pressed for time.
  • Allyxandria T.
    Allyxandria TaylorMarch 29, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    When you get pretty/sexy flight attendants you should be nice to them because you don't see those often nowadays
  • Yangzhi Z.
    Yangzhi ZhaoFebruary 16, 2013
    This airport is so effing long. Takes forever to walk from one side to the other. If you land in Terminal A and you have a tight connection in Terminal E, prepare to run and barrel thru bystanders.
  • Nicky S.
    Nicky SmithJanuary 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Nice, clean, quiet and WOW free WiFi access. This is the way it is suppose to be. 5 star airport.
  • Adelie L.
    Adelie L.September 9, 2016
    I love that there's a Jamba Juice and real trees in this airport.
  • Nancy T.
    Lots of kiosks, vendors, eating places, etc. Very clean!
  • Joe K.
    Joe KeeneMay 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Be sure to tip the restroom attendants. They do a superb job.
  • OverlandParker
    OverlandParkerMarch 3, 2013
    This is the first Airport I've ever been to that announced overhead that there was church service. Lawdy, I loves me some Bible Belt.
  • Margaret M.
    Margaret McGrawMarch 4, 2012
    If your connecting flights are on a different concourses, get ready for a long walk. E concourse is about a 10-15 min walk from - A & B
  • Sekou W.
    Sekou WritesOctober 24, 2013
    They have rocking chairs in the concourse. Just the thing to ease your travel drama. Somewhat.
  • Hanniye
    HanniyeJanuary 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Ummm the bathroom attendants in this place are off the hook. One just offered to flush the toilet for a girl. 
  • Heather W.
    Heather WallJanuary 24, 2011
    If you're from an area with no Bo'jangles go eat some in terminal B. Best fried chicken and biscuits around... especially for a chain.
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SchenkerAugust 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Visit to find great things to do in the NC Triad. Have fun, "like this tip" and tell your friends!
  • ✨Misty W.
    ✨Misty WuoriApril 25, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    With the current construction in daily, I find Long Term 4 parking to be fastest & easiest. Just a quick shuttle ride to check-in.
  • Karen M.
    Karen Mudd-OsbornJanuary 1, 2014
    Neat planes exhibits in the air in the hallways! Steward in the womens' restroom hoping for tips was very nice.
  • Marcus H.
    Marcus HofmannMarch 27, 2013
    A lovely clean Airport with friendly stuff & free WiFi :)
  • Arthur L.
    Arthur LiMay 4, 2014
    They need to expand the airport. A lot of foot traffic compared to some of the busier airports in the world.
  • Marge
    MargeJuly 11
    Construction led to some confusion on my part as to how to get to the rental car area. I'll admit it was mostly my fault as the signs weren't *that* confusing. Still, it was mildly annoying.
  • Ethan P.
    Ethan PattersonFebruary 2, 2012
    Jamba Juice is amazing!! Good for you too.. Prices are about the same as normal non-airport locations :)
  • Kristie C.
    Kristie CameronApril 19, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Phipps Bistro across from A3 has a great egg & cheese breakfast sandwich!
  • Wesley A.
    Wesley AsatoMay 16, 2014
    Lots of road work around the airport. Leave early, drive slow and stay alert if you're trying to find the rental car return.
  • Patrick L.
    Patrick LeMasterFebruary 12, 2015
    Look for the rocking chairs under the trees! Great place to relax on a layover.
  • Jean-Paul R.
    Jean-Paul RuhashyaDecember 20, 2011
    Use D/E check point, it is faster. Once past the security check point, you can go to any concorse from there.
  • John C.
    John ClausApril 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Free, usable wifi and the end of Concourse E has plenty of power outlets.
  • Darla A.
    Darla AcheyApril 25, 2013
    The rocking chairs are full today, but if your here and have some time to pass, take a seat!
  • Bob O.
    Bob OliverSeptember 6, 2014
    Starbucks always good. But important thing is planes being on time and reading about movie Directors Cut.
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussOctober 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the Southern Charm: rocking chairs, bathroom attendants, pit bbq.
  • Jeremy S.
    Jeremy SomersApril 24, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Parking is currently a disaster with the hourly lot not an option. Valet is often full and the daily lot takes forever to navigate. Leave yourself plenty of time.
  • Aki M.
    Aki MarisJanuary 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great connecting airport make sure to try the white rocking chairs
  • Pat S.
    Pat ScottMay 11, 2015
    Love the bathroom attendant! She kept everything so clean.
  • Andy A.
    Andy AustinMay 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Prayer service every Sunday at the chapel conveniently located behind Cinnabon.
  • Catherine C.
    Catherine CrawfordFebruary 29, 2012
    This is the best sbarro pizza that I have ever had. Great crust.
  • Sarie
    SarieAugust 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Free wifi a huge plus. Love the rocking chairs. Not the best food options.
  • Jim B.
    Jim BolandSeptember 28, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    If you have time relax in the rocking chairs and do some people may even hear some live piano music
  • Mark R.
    Mark RussellNovember 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    You'll find power strips under the counter at the First in Flight bar
  • Adil A.
    Adil AnsariDecember 24, 2012
    Loved the EASports store and the California deli near concourse B
  • Mike K.
    Mike KalenOctober 14, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the music between gates B and C. Great place for a beer and sushi
  • michael s.
    michael simmonsOctober 20, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're on the 4HB SCD stop at Tequieria for tacos skip the tortillas add a side of black beans.
  • Jennie B.
    Jennie BaroffNovember 26, 2010
    Try the fruit and yogurt parfait at yovana.. I plan my trips to go through Charlotte simply so I can get my hands on one! Perfection.
  • The Fabulous O.
    I forgot how polite people are in some parts of the south. Thanks to the gentleman who gave up his seat so I could charge my iPhone!!
  • Annie L.
    Annie LawrenceFebruary 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Salsaritas in Concourse E! I eat it every time. Yummy and fresh!
  • Karen J.
    Karen JohnsonJanuary 2, 2016
    Gate E is where the small regional planes land or leave out of. However,it is not very far from the main terminal.
  • DoubleTree by Hilton M.
    When choosing your travel outfit, less is more. Avoid wearing clothing, jewelry or other accessories that contain metal when traveling to cut your time barefoot in the security line.
  • Tom S.
    Tom SJune 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Quick service all around. Wasnt able to access the "free" wifi in the airport.
  • Tia F.
    Tia FishJanuary 20, 2015
    They have everything! If I have time on my back, I want a pedicure! They have a nice salon.
  • Ramsey M.
    Ramsey MohsenJanuary 24, 2011
    Famous for their rocking chairs, which are actually annoying to work on with a laptop.
  • Kirsty P.
    Kirsty PiperJanuary 28, 2010
    Military personnel and families...check out the USO here if you have a layover. TVs, comfy chairs, computers with internet and food! Best place to wait for a flight!
  • Josh A.
    Josh AJanuary 9, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Looks like the main concourse is the best food spot but it's kind of far from the gates.
  • Jenn D.
    Jenn DSeptember 1, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    There is a yovana froyo place between terminals B and C. Its no berry line but its pretty delicious with tasty toppings
  • Caryn M.
    Caryn MoirMay 21, 2013
    Gate change announcements don't penetrate to seating area near windows (gate A7) so pay attn! We almost missed our flt when gate change wasn't audible. Many of our fellow passengers were in same boat
  • Debi W.
    Debi WilliamsAugust 25, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    1 more stop to Jacksonville! Trip#3, 2 more to go for Coldwell Banker Vanguard superior agents!!
  • Rassel M.
    Rassel MayersDecember 6, 2016
    Nice here. Personal is very friendly
  • Theodore D.
    Theodore DavisOctober 1, 2014
    Free wifi, Easy access to gates when changing planes and user friendly.
  • Nelson
    NelsonSeptember 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The "Charlotte's got a lot" advertisements evoke the exact opposite.
  • Elizabeth B.
    Elizabeth BSeptember 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Man, this airport needs a lot more electrical outlets! Be prepared to use one plug and charge your phone through your computer.
  • Michael S.
    Michael SweeneyJune 29, 2013
    Now why would you think YOUR steamer trunk will fit in the overhead compartment? Check it please...Walmart is open for a coupe more hours so you can wait a few minutes for your bag full of Oreos.
  • Jean M.
    Jean McCarthyJune 9
    Been here 5+ times
    I'm not sure if it's because if construction but getting picked up here is a nightmare. Super inefficient system... drivers blocking the road... long lines lines of cars trying to pick people up. 😒
  • Charles W.
    Charles WolfordJuly 2, 2013
    Put your walking shoes on for this one. Great wifi throughout the airport though
  • Susie S.
    Susie SoozMarch 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    So at first I thought the bathroom attendant thing in an airport was really strange but I've come to appreciate it a lot.
  • Mark B.
    Mark BauerNovember 10, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Easy to get around and the rocking chairs are great
  • Michael C.
    Michael ConnickMay 23, 2013
    The barbecue joint in the main terminal serves very good food
  • Patrick Mccolgan
    Patrick MccolganFebruary 5, 2011
    I know it's nerdy but I like the rockin chairs. And the starbucks crews here are the better ones, for an airport.
  • Waqas S.
    Waqas SheikhJanuary 6, 2014
    You shall park dat ass on those rocking chairs and watch the world go by
  • Michael M.
    Michael McCarterOctober 3, 2010
    Free Wifi in all areas!!! Good selection of food in the food court. Plenty of rocking chairs to help pass the time.
  • Colleen G.
    The rocking chairs ROCK! No pun intended...& they're near plugs to charge your phone
  • Jeane
    JeaneDecember 16, 2014
    Need a quiet space? There's rocking chairs overlooking the atrium along with outlets
  • Greg
    GregNovember 30, 2010
    Give the restroom attendant a tip, even if he does minimal and just greets you. Its the holidays AND good karma!
  • Eric W.
    Eric WassonJanuary 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    If u r a coke-product fan, the News stand at C7 only has Pepsi, no Coke. Need to go further down to C15 to get Coke.
  • Sam M.
    Sam MorrillDecember 22, 2011
    At some point — maybe now – The National Post has to stop leaving tips about profiling Muslims and start telling me where I can find a damn Cinnabon.
  • Matthew P.
    Matthew PhillipsAugust 8, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Use Park 'N Go instead of airport parking. Cheaper, faster shuttles, wonderful staff, no "which lot today" lottery.
  • Tabbi H.
    Tabbi H.March 19, 2013
    If my flight had to be delayed this is the best place. The shops and the food makes up for the inconvenience
  • Doug M.
    Doug MMay 27, 2011
    Congregating at the departure gate doesn't get you there any faster. Sit down and shut up. You will board when your number is called.
  • Brittany S.
    Brittany SmithOctober 21, 2013
    They have a sushi bar by gate D3, pretty awesome!
  • Israel
    IsraelMay 5, 2013
    Save time by choosing the second closest checkpoint to your gate... Most of the time will have smaller line-up
  • Ninah R.
    Not too busy. Only needed to get there about 45 min before flying out on a Wednesday. Pretty nice restaurant and shopping options
  • Lindsay K.
    Lindsay KnoxJanuary 14, 2013
    Carolina BBQ is a great dinner spot :) also many Starbucks here!!
  • Rayad K.
    Rayad KhanJune 1, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Got some time? Go to Terminal D for a shoe shine! If you wear dark shoes, the experience will blow your mind ;)
  • Chris W.
    Chris WillardApril 29, 2013
    I love the rocking chairs! Perfect touch of the southern hospitality!
  • Katie H.
    Katie HessJune 30, 2011
    Yep. The people either stand or saunter on the moving walkways, brookwood BBQ was legit and thank God for Jamba Juice to keep me sane!!
  • Jason Y.
    Jason YarboroughApril 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're flying out of concourse A, make sure you get your coffee beforehand. You'll thank me later.
  • Fred A.
    Fred A.J.December 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Nice place, lots of trees... bit chilly though, dress warm in the winter ;)
  • Rachel
    RachelSeptember 5, 2012
    Their volunteers are incredibly friendly and helpful. Look for them in yellow!
  • Melissa F.
    Melissa FortuneJune 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Caveat: If you do begin to switch airlines according to price you may never get a free flight with rewards.
  • Jeff C.
    Jeff ClarkJune 2, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Hot in the winter, hot in the summer. Shy don't you give everyone a fan
  • Chizoba
    ChizobaAugust 12, 2014
    The biplane is a good tourist attraction for regular flight users
  • Steve H.
    Steve HolmanDecember 4, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Love the rocking chairs in the main terminal with charging outlets right there!
  • Amber J.
    Amber JacksonAugust 30, 2011
    If you're making a connection flight with US airways give yourself plenty of time to there, big Airport from one concourse to another.
  • Rhett
    RhettFebruary 28, 2013
    There are hardly any plugs to charge your phones! They need more plugs! And when they get them they should be free!
  • Cristen E.
    Cristen EastonJuly 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The rocking chairs are in the main concourse along the sliding side walk. Will be here for the next 3 hours at least.
  • Jonathan O.
    Jonathan OsmanJuly 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    the Uptown Grill next to gate A3 has a super fast kitchen.
  • Devon W.
    Devon WongMay 18, 2012
    This airport rocks ! Check out the free loungers between Concourse B and C
  • Adrienne D.
    Adrienne DewMarch 6, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Checkpoint D is basically always deserted (TSA is the quickest)...the Burger King here suuuucks.
  • Timothy T.
    Timothy TusingJuly 2, 2010
    Wireless Internet is free. I suggest using it in the terminals rather than the food area. The e-terminal connection was much more reliable and fast than other places
  • Tim M.
    Tim MorrowDecember 26, 2012
    Try the planes. They're an absolute don't miss here!
  • Briana ❤ B.
    Briana ❤ Bragg🎉✨👏🍭July 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The Sbarro pizza has extremely thick crust and the toppings taste old. Probably best to get something else or go plain cheese. Wish I hadn't purchased it after eating
  • SiKaR BoYz c.
    SiKaR BoYz cLuBApril 29, 2013
    Omg when they short connection times THEY mean that! Be prepared to sprint across the airport. When you land immediately check ur connecting flight times on ur phone
  • Diane P.
    Diane PiscopoOctober 23, 2011
    ....leave enough time to get to the different can be a longggg way between them and half of the walkways are not working......
  • Annie
    AnnieJuly 10, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you've some time check out the Charlotte Douglas Airport Overlook on Old Dowd Rd for a different view of planes before you depart
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussJuly 11, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Efficient immigrations area. One of a dying breed of airports with on site rental car facilities.
  • Stephanie O.
    Stephanie OrmeApril 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're flying U.S. Airways, there's a good chance you'll be running from one gate to another. Far. And in a short amount of time. Good luck!
  • David R.
    David RoundtreeApril 23, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Apply for TSA Pre. Worth every penny. Get Global Entry Pass for intl and domestic.
  • Julie K.
    Julie KretzmerOctober 4, 2012
    The restrooms were great. Mouthwash no excuses for bad breath!
  • Joe
    JoeAugust 29, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Fly a bunch and get silver medallion status which gives you priority everything. Quit being so poor and find places to fly to
  • Devin V.
    Devin VoorsangerOctober 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get your shoes shined in terminal e by gate e20... You will thank me...
  • pamela g.
    pamela gormanAugust 21, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Best shoe shine I have ever had. Concourse C by Jamba Juice. Shoes better than new!
  • Mike M.
    Mike MongoFebruary 3, 2013
    Early AM flight? Watch a nice WARM sunrise in rocking chair next to Einstein Bros at beginning of "E" concourse. You deserve it!
  • Claudia B.
    Claudia BritoApril 24, 2011
    The rocking chairs are a great place to hang out while you wait for your next flight
  • Lisseth S.
    Lisseth SantosMay 7, 2012
    Nicest, fastest, and most organized airport I've been too!
  • Carolyn L.
    Carolyn LeonardMay 20, 2013
    When you travel via air, wear socks... I can't imagine walking barefoot through the security checkpoint. I don't know how people stomach it!
  • José-David R.
    José-David RobinsonJanuary 16, 2013
    I hear there are bathroom attendants and I don't want to find out if it's true! Looks like they also have a paid employer who just plays the piano...nice rendition of Alicia keys song.
  • Julie T.
    Julie Truax BallardJune 15, 2013
    Excellent chicken bacon swiss sandwich at the Fox Sports bar & grill in concourse E
  • Shaun C.
    Shaun CassellsNovember 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Few power sockets but short walk to center hub of airport so close in food. Small bathrooms too
  • Josh R.
    Josh RatliffDecember 24, 2012
    During the Democratic National Convention, I wore only a t-shirt and my fabulous hellraisers alllllll over this airport! Haha security didn't do anything because I'm fabulous
  • Mikael R.
    Mikael RoosFebruary 6, 2012
    CLT wifi is free, even though it's not the fastest and only works at some parts of the airport.
  • Eryn L.
    Eryn LovichJuly 16, 2011
    Concourse D has a Pinkberry, go for Original with Fruity Pebbles and Strawberries. Perfect layover snack.
  • Mike L.
    Mike LApril 9, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    If there are too many users, sometimes you can't hit the free wifi. Clear your browser and enter "CLT". That should get you online
  • Kaite S.
    Kaite StoverNovember 18, 2011
    Tip the nice ladies in the restrooms. They are friendly kind & helpful.
  • Rishi S.
    Rishi SatsangiOctober 26, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    In a rush and have an empty stomach? Why not help yourself to a bacteria sandwich at Ciao?
  • Kristina P.
    Kristina PereyraJune 24, 2011
    When you line up for your flight, don't be like these other idiots blocking the hallway. Let people and golfcarts get by!
  • John B.
    John BolenMarch 25, 2013
    The chairs in the waiting American Airlines waiting area is some of the most uncomfortable seating I've ever used. Also, where are the outlets?
  • Jonathan P.
    Jonathan PrigancJune 10, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Parking is ridiculous. They randomly close lots and decided to remove all short term parking to rebuild new decks. The shuttles are inconsistent and not well run!
  • Tasha
    TashaAugust 27, 2013
    This is a pretty cool airport! Lots of food choices and rocking chairs!!!
  • Magicc J.
    Magicc JohnsonAugust 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice airport, they just need to make it flow from sections to sections better.
  • Queen 👑 J.
    Queen 👑 JSeptember 25, 2014
    You cant sit and wait for arrivals if their plane is late. Make sure your phone is charged. Just keep circling and circling.
  • Lee Y.
    Lee YountSeptember 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Fastest check in ever! Tip: Print out your boarding pass in advance @jetblue
  • 💎T
    💎TNovember 15, 2014
    A bit of a busy airport but there's breakfast everywhere and even the barbecue place was open at 10am
  • David
    DavidJanuary 26, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Achievement Unlocked: Navigate from Concourse E to Concourse C in under 10 minutes and not get ran over by one of the 5,000 golf carts here.
  • Clinton P.
    Clinton PittmanSeptember 7, 2012
    You cannot charge anything here because the outlets are so ragged out your plug falls out of the wall
  • Russ G.
    Russ GibsonJanuary 3, 2012
    Looking for a Great Hair Cut while your in Charlotte come by City Barbers at Uptown.
  • Hayden S.
    Hayden StarkeyDecember 30, 2011
    Love this airport: free wifi, rocking chairs, and beautiful atrium
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel StoneJanuary 1, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Book your connection with plenty of time because you have to wait for gate space as well ramp congestion.
  • Christopher D.
    Christopher DuMontDecember 7, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Getting onto the WIFI in CLT Airport is hard....just be patient and know it takes a while
  • Richard T.
    Richard TreadwaySeptember 3, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Accessing the wifi can be challenging (constantly kicked off)
  • Leona D.
    Leona DorothyJuly 12, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Baggage claim takes forever, as usual, but today Delta brought out water and light snacks for those waiting!
  • Kellie P.
    Kellie PinaSeptember 15, 2012
    Be careful not to miss your flight whilst looking through the plethora of shops!
  • Sir Jefferson
    Sir JeffersonJuly 3, 2012
    Want security to stop you? Step one. Be a person of color. Step two. Take a photo in the terminal.
  • Cynda R.
    Cynda RashAugust 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The barbecue is awesome here in the food court
  • Ken B.
    Good airport with a lot of dining options.
  • Matthew N.
    Matthew NorwoodSeptember 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Dig the charger outlets on the people mover right behind the rocking chairs. Best. Combo. Ever.
  • Susie C.
    Susie C.April 19, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The construction of the parking lots makes parking a huge pain in the ass!
  • Joel H.
    Joel HaecherlDecember 8, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    ALL food vendors seem to close at 8:00pm, regardless of lines! Bring your food from another airport - they probably have more choices too!!!!
  • Kelly S.
    Kelly SlothowerMay 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to concourse D for pink berry yogurt. Worth the walk and the price.
  • Valerie S.
    Valerie SchreinerMay 26, 2013
    Nice restaurant choices. Free wifi -slow but free. Not a lot of charging spots.
  • Jodi-Kay L.
    Jodi-Kay Lofters®April 27, 2012
    Not really a fan of connecting flights, but if you should land here, you usually have a 2/3 hr waiting period... Take the airport shuttle and see a little bit of what Charlotte, NC has to offer.
  • NAKID Social Sports in Charlotte
    This is a great venue for finding transportation to other destinations.
  • Shey S.
    Shey SmithOctober 8, 2012
    Don't waste time in between connecting flights, it's a huge airport. Get to your gate, then find washrooms/food nearby.
  • Brian B.
    Brian BellJanuary 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Welcome to CLT where the restroom clerks make you feel guilty enough to tip just for visiting the porcelain gods
  • Lauren F.
    Lauren FraracciMay 2, 2011
    Welcome to the south. Where people are slower and nicer! Best TSA experience I've ever had even if they were slow
  • MyWeather
    MyWeatherAugust 5, 2011
    Flash Flood warnings are in effect for Charlotte with more rain on the way. If you're catching a flight this afternoon/evening plan on leaving early.
  • Chris F.
    Chris FrickFebruary 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Although very southern like hospitality, the restroom attendant still makes me nervous
  • Trae F.
    Trae FMarch 19
    Been here 25+ times
    Not a bad airport to get stranded at. Security lines move pretty quick through the multiple checkpoints.
  • Max W.
    Max Wenneker4 days ago
    Been here 5+ times
    In dire need of update and expansion. Security lines can get crazy long. Wait for a gate is also insane.
    MyWeather.comAugust 5, 2011
    Flash Flood warnings are in effect for Charlotte with more rain on the way. If you're catching a flight this afternoon/evening plan on leaving early.
  • Heather S.
    Heather SandfordSeptember 20, 2012
    There are multiple security lines, often D and E areas have smaller lines.
  • Evan[Bu]
    Evan[Bu]September 2, 2011
    Fly from Sioux City to Charlotte. It's the ultimate in aviation hidden sexual innuendo!
  • Kate S.
    Kate StevensSeptember 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Walk quickly :) its a big airport with not a lot of time between connections.
  • Anil E.
    Anil EvansOctober 15, 2013
    You know that insecure feeling when there are no dividers in between urinals... Other than that pretty nice airport.
  • Jerome H.
    Jerome HurtDecember 7, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Go to the D Concourse to the Bacardi Rum Bar for their coconut mango wings. The best!!!
  • Carleara R.
    Carleara RosaJanuary 12, 2014
    Free wifi and comfortable seats. Really like this airport
  • Marty M.
    Marty MankinsSeptember 7, 2014
    Quick service at Tequileria. $14 gets you an 1800 Reposado Margarita shaker on the rocks. Tasty.
  • Serena W.
    Serena WAugust 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Listen to the piano player and sit in the rocking chairs for a relaxing wait.
  • Noriko H.
    Noriko Hobbs MaxwellAugust 12, 2013
    Bad Daddy's Burger Bar in terminal C has excellent food. You won't leave hungry.
  • Shelly J.
    Shelly JohnsonMarch 9, 2012
    It was so nice to see the check in guy all smiling and friendly. Way to go USAirways!
  • Sarah V.
    Sarah ViningJanuary 18, 2012
    Link your Foursquare account to your United miles account. Earn 50 award miles for every airport check-in that has United flights.
  • Cameron G.
    Cameron GidariJanuary 4, 2016
    Live piano in the main concourse was a nice surprise.
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
    DoubleTree by HiltonSeptember 27, 2011
    Need to snag an outlet from someone? Head to airport store and grab a snack to barter with. For more travel tips and fun, follow @DoubleTree on Twitter!
  • Neil V.
    Neil VernonMarch 1, 2011
    The level outside of the USO, above the rocking chairs, has outlets available on both walls.
  • Thomas B.
    Thomas BSeptember 8, 2014
    Skip bagel place in B unless u want to pay $30 for two bagels with some drinks and a snack. Ouch! Next time we do bojangles!!!
  • Alice A.
    Alice AckermanSeptember 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    I always try to leave an hour between flights here. Usually have to trek between terminal E and B or C; about 2 miles or so it seems.
  • Shane H.
    Shane HendricksDecember 16, 2012
    Prepare yourself for the a-hole treatment if you're coming home from international travel. Freakin' jerks; thought I was in a NYC airport for a second.
  • Katie S.
    Katie Smith-AdairAugust 30, 2013
    Grab a rocking chair and put on a full face of makeup while the friendly southerners stare.
  • Cutter H.
    Cutter HouckApril 27, 2014
    When waiting in E Terminal great view of the city skyline between E27-E33
  • Paul S.
    Paul SteketeeNovember 26, 2014
    Transferring to another flight? PACK.A.LUNCH or take a cart, it's faaaar.
  • Melissa F.
    Melissa FortuneJune 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Never get stuck flying just the same airline, what you receive in loyalty rewards never equaling amount of $$ you can end up saving in actual flights. For years I've been 2-3x more because of that:(
  • Maurice D.
    Maurice DeFinoSeptember 30, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Papa Johns in the middle concourse is pretty good. And fast too.
  • Joanie C.
    Joanie CramerAugust 4, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The only Starbucks location that can toast bagels is the on located at B12.
  • Cardea B.
    Cardea BryantMay 4, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Of course the crew has their own line! You can't get on the plane without us.
  • Brian H.
    Brian HOctober 3, 2011
    The snacks in the kiosks and stores are cheaper than most airports I've seen.
  • Sandee S.
    Sandee SJuly 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Restroom attendents ? I'm sure clt thinks this is a good thing but I find it annoying and strange for an airport.
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RouhierNovember 30, 2014
    Explorer's Bar isn't a bad place to wait out your layover, but beware of the $9 draft beer
  • Jesse R.
    Jesse ReillyAugust 15, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Get rid of your fireball whisky . They take it as a serious threat around here.
  • Kathleen H.
    Kathleen HessertDecember 12, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Try new burger place on concourse C good fresh burgers, fast service
  • Ali G.
    Ali GharibiJuly 20, 2013
    Go to the airport overlook @ night it looks so cool.
  • Fatima E.
    Fatima ErmidaJanuary 10, 2015
    Gostei muito desse aeroporto, assim como outros que conheci nos EUA. Boa variedade de lojas, quiosques e lanchonetes. Linda decoração, limpo e com bom atendimento.
  • Anna E.
    Anna EsperanzaOctober 18, 2014
    Muy agradable, sus instalaciones son limpias, tranquilas y amenas. me gusto los árboles también la amabilidad de su personal ..So good!!!
  • Tuany O.
    Tuany OliveiraOctober 7, 2013
    Free wifi em todo o aeroporto, cadeiras de balanço, não fica cheio o tempo todo e funcionários simpáticos. Dá até tristeza de ter que ir pro Galeão agora...
  • Andrea Tatata G.
    Andrea Tatata GuimarãesSeptember 1, 2013
    Procure as cadeiras de balanço no final, perto do portão D12. Uma delícia e com vista panorâmica.
  • Fátima F.
    Fátima FerreiraDecember 29, 2013
    Se puder, reserve umas horas para passear, comer é fazer compras. Um dos melhores aeroportos dos EUA, vale a pena!
  • Dorit C.
    Dorit CJune 11, 2016
    so solle es überall sein: kurze Wege bis zur Sicherheitsprüfung, dahinter große Auswahl an Geschäften, Ruhe- und Aufenthaltsbereichen
  • Rodrigo C.
    Rodrigo CostaJanuary 20, 2014
    Excelente aeroporto. Ótima área de Gates com muitas opções de compras e comida!
  • Cidomar B.
    Muito espalhado, poucas opções de "entretenimento". As cadeiras de balanço espalhadas são maravilhosas.
  • Nani
    NaniOctober 24, 2013
    Que aeroporto mais charmoso..... Tem replicas de avioezinhos no ar..... Tem cadeiras de balanço pra se descansar.... Mini arvorezinhas enfileiradas......uma fofura
  • Adriana
    AdrianaNovember 27, 2013
    Aeroporto organizado, com muitas orientações na imigração. Mas a polícia aqui pega pesado. Fiquei teeensa. Tudo certo por enquanto!
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