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Just passing through

On the smaller side, but for a quick stop or layover... not bad. Easy to find what you're looking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sunny G
Baltimore, Maryland
Down time

Had a nice lunch with my husband as we watched the planes land and take off. Not a lot of shade... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margarita A
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7300 Old Dowd Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208
This attraction is at Douglas Airport
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Concourses are all spread out with no transportation between. Some look like a warehouse. Gate for Flights are only posted in that concourse and only a few hours before flight so need to use personal phone to find gates. Gates are crammed together with limited...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Neal W
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the smaller side, but for a quick stop or layover... not bad. Easy to find what you're looking for and clean.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sunny G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a nice lunch with my husband as we watched the planes land and take off. Not a lot of shade where the benches are.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Margarita A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've always enjoyed coming here to pass the time, and the kids enjoy getting to see the planes take off and land. Sometime there are some shady characters here, so stay close to your car and keep an eye on the kids, but we've never...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Will do my best to never fly through here again, restaurant staff is rude and lazy. Not a good way to welcome citizens home from their vacation. HisshoSusji needs to fire their staff and Pink berry staff needs to stop socializing with airport staff and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m a lifelong aviation freak and have been to airports the likes of San Antonio, San Francisco, Oakland, Chicago Midway, Chicago O’hare, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Dallas Love, Houston Hobby, Houston Intercontinental, Atlanta, Baltimore, Washington Dulles, Reno, and Las Vegas. The best view is Charlotte-Douglas. Some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jamesdN8202FF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to the overlook and really enjoyed it. Very unique experience to watch these massive airplanes taking off so close to you. Stayed for about 45 minutes and will definitely be going back. It was cold when we went so we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gsb1212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always enjoy traveling through the Charlotte airport. It's very thoughtfully designed. Don't you hate it when you're traveling and everyone is taking turns sitting on the floor and using the one working outlet to charge devices? Do you like to travel with a refillable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CharlotteInAVL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I frequently have to change planes in Charlotte, having the opportunity to sample various food options. The best feature at CLT is the fact that there us always an attendant in the restroom keeping things clean and stocked.😃

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jack R
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Nice, clear and unobstructed overlook. Enjoy a nice evening with family and kids to see planes landing and taking off. There is a plane taking off almost every few mins.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eshwar R
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Suzanne G
August 20, 2018|
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Response from JimB411 | Reviewed this property |
You are good. It will be busy, but weave in and out of the people and you should make it without a problem as long as your plane arrives ON TIME! You should take a carry-on and skip the large suitcase if you can to save... More
October 12, 2017|
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Response from K317EGginah | Reviewed this property |
No. You should make it. The terminal is fairly small and the gates are close together. They have “moving walkways” that can help you move from one place to the next.
Resa L
September 25, 2017|
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Response from 956kathib | Reviewed this property |
No, the airport shuttles don't go to the overlook area.