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Charlotte Douglas Airport Overlook

7300 Old Dowd Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208
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Worth a few visits

This is a treasure. Seeing and hearing up close these commercial aircraft was great with kids... read more

Reviewed yesterday
North Carolina
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Charlotte Douglas International Airport

‘Ello chaps! Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the major airport serving the Charlotte... read more

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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

This is a treasure. Seeing and hearing up close these commercial aircraft was great with kids. Plenty of parking, and benches. Only complaint is needs to be replaced & repainted parking lot.

Thank sundiskred
Reviewed 1 week ago

‘Ello chaps! Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the major airport serving the Charlotte, North Carolina area, and is a major hub for American Airlines. Compared to other hubs such as Dallas (AA) and Atlanta (Delta), Charlotte is relatively compact. They have multiple terminals A-E, most...More

Thank HerbertEdgewood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pizza at 1856 resturant. It is a personal flat style pizza. We had the mushroom, spinach and cheese. Great tasting. Just a little on the expensive side. Glad we stopped.

Thank sillysull
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are in the area, waiting for a flight, this is a quick pastime. We usually duck in here if we are picking up someone from the airport, and their flt is delayed.

1  Thank Alleycat0
Reviewed 8 September 2017

arrived at airport, easy to get to locations within airport, clean staff was helpful, was able to retrive my luggage in a timely manner.

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great family location - picnic tables(some with shade), trash cans, parking and benches. Viewers catch the approach (southbound takeoff flights) or wheels up (northbound takeoff flights) depending on the wind. We were there during the day but night viewing would be great, too. Just off...More

Thank Art W
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

It's a fun little place to visit to watch planes take off from the Charlotte airport. There's a few benches but other than that it's not really manicured by any means. Seemed safe other than a man who seemed to be drinking a lot talking...More

Thank kellykasten
Reviewed 28 August 2017

easy to navigate. cheap long term parking. lots of food and shops. never had a problem at this airport

Thank Panic1522
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for a quick layover. Nice airports with good options for food. Nice look of all the airplanes and the airfield!

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Great surprise finding this overlook. Close to airport entrance. Sadly it was closed when I stopped. Took pictures and watched the action from outside the fence. Parking and benches inside the area with unobstructed runway views. Zoom lens not a must but helpful. Slightly elevated...More

Thank Steven M
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Carol P
12 October 2017|
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Response from Ed D | Reviewed this property |
You will be Ok, when you leave your arrival plane go directly to a gate airline desk and ask for where it would be your next flight gate. It's not far away. It's easy. Have a good flight.
David H
25 September 2017|
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Response from Kathi B | Reviewed this property |
No, the airport shuttles don't go to the overlook area.
Sean O
20 September 2017|
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Response from Gina H | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday is the slowest day for travelers.