Major employment center, with more than 20,000 workers on site. More than 12,000 are employed by American Airlines, with nearly 10,000 additional workers employed by other airlines, tenants, contractors, and businesses.
Contributes $32 billion annually to the state and region's economy, $1.82 billion in state/local taxes, 151,575 jobs for North Carolina residents and $9.9 billion in personal income.
The Destination CLT capital development program is underway and includes various expansion projects to accommodate current and future passenger growth.
Home to the North Carolina Air National Guard's 145th Airlift Wing and Wilson Air Center – Charlotte, which manages CLT's corporate and private aircraft operations
Serves more than 4 million people, including 2.8 million in the Charlotte region alone, in the North and South Carolina air service area.
CLT is the only large hub airport in the Carolinas.
CLT is American Airlines' second-largest hub after Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and the third-busiest single airline connecting hub in the U.S.
The new Air Traffic Control Tower at CLT is the Federal Aviation Administration's second tallest tower (at 370 feet high) and fifth busiest tower in the world.