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Charlotte Douglas International Airport

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Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) is the nations 6th busiest airport and was a former hub of US Airways, which merged with American Airlines in 2013 to create the world’s largest airline. CLT is located west of the metropolitan city of Charlotte, North Carolina and is the largest airport in the United States without nonstop service to Asia.
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<!Charlotte-- Introductory paragraph goes here -->Douglas International Airport (CLT) is the nations 6th busiest airport and was a former hub of US Airways, which merged with American Airlines in 2013 to create the world’s largest airline. CLT is located west of the metropolitan city of Charlotte, North Carolina and is the largest airport in the United States without nonstop service to Asia.
==Spotting Locations==
This meandering trail can get you some good "through the fence" views at various points around the west side. However, there is NO PARKING, so be prepared to park your car either at the overlook or some other legal spot. Police will generally leave photographers alone, but no guarantees.
 
===Wilson Air===
 
The GA ramp is right next to 36R and there is a break in a fence gate which offers some close in shots from just below the runway. Unfortunately, airport police will harass you if you take pictures from there (happened to me twice) though you are perfectly legal in that spot.
 
==Locations to Avoid==
===The VOR===
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==Regular Traffic=Wilson =*Air Canada Express (Air===Georgian): CRJ-100*American Airlines: 737-800**US Airways: 757-200, A319, A320, A321, A330, E190**US Airways Express: CRJ-200, CRJ-700, CRJ-900, Dash 8, ERJ-145, E170*Delta: A319, A320, MD-88, MD-90**Delta Connection (Endeavor Air): CRJ-900The GA ramp is right next to 36R and there is a break in a fence gate which offers some close in shots from just below the runway. Unfortunately**Delta Connection (GoJet Airlines): CRJ-700, airport police will harass you if you take pictures from there CRJ-900**Delta Connection (Shuttle America): E175*Frontier Airlines: A319*Insel Air: MD-83*JetBlue Airways: E190*Lufthansa: A330-300*Southwest Airlines: 737*Ultimate Air Shuttle: Dornier 328JET*United Airlines: A320**United Express (ExpressJet Airlines): ERJ-145**United Express (happened to me twiceGoJet Airlines) though you are perfectly legal in that spot.: CRJ-700**United Express (Mesa Airlines): CRJ-700, E175==Locations to Avoid==**United Express (SkyWest Airlines): CRJ-700, E175**United Express (Shuttle America): E170===Location===*ViaAir: EMB-120
==Regular Traffic==The majority of the US Airways fleet: A319, A320, A321, A330, B737, B757, ERJ-145, E170, E190, Dash-8. Air Candada Jazz CRJ100/CRJ200. Airtran B717. AA MD-88. Delta DC-9, A319. Lufthansa A330 (winter), A340 (summer). Continental B737. Continental Express ERJ-145. Fedex and UPS Airbus. United A319/A320. Numerous coroporate aircraft and ANG C-130s, plus FedEx and UPS.
==Facilities and Transportation==
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is not currently served by Charlotte’s light rail system, LYNX.

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