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Charlotte Douglas Airport Overlook

7300 Old Dowd Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208
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Awesome views

What a great spot to watch the planes take off and land. Also you can see downtown Charlotte from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio
Great 'after dinner' activity

We got our Bsskin Robbins and went up to watch the planes take off. It was great! At one point we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Marcos, California
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7300 Old Dowd Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208
This attraction is at Douglas Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great spot to watch the planes take off and land. Also you can see downtown Charlotte from the view.

Thank V4373JFmarkk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got our Bsskin Robbins and went up to watch the planes take off. It was great! At one point we counted 10 planes in line, ready to take off into the friendly skies! The grass and the benches make for a lovely spot to...More

Thank nd6300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't had any issues. Traffic seems to move fine around the airport for drop off. I have had to pick people up too. No complaints. Its small enough to not be confusing.

Thank 4travelfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked up some lunch at watched jets land at the airport. CDA is a very busy place, and we enjoyed watching jets of all sizes land.. I urge any plane enthusiast to visit..

1  Thank mikeyt62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I brought my Grandson out to watch the planes takeoff and land. He found it very exciting to see the planes up close. He also liked seeing all the different sizes, from small ones with props to large jets.

1  Thank Larry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my visiting grandson to watch planes taking off and landing at Charlotte-Douglas airport. We both loved watching as the large planes began to rise into the air. I believe all ages would enjoy this activity and the overlook makes it so easy to...More

1  Thank Betty H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I take my kids here to watch the planes take off and they love it! It's also a relaxing place to clear your thoughts or a quiet place for a date.

1  Thank agarrisag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to go here and watch the planes. Sometimes we pack a lunch and sit at one of the picnic tables. Popular spot - we always see more cars than we expect.

1  Thank Genie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to spend some time. Have been airport overlook of Raleigh, but this one is lot better. Only problem is that there are no shades, so it will be difficult to stay in warm sunshine, or rain. I was lucky to stay in rain...More

1  Thank vivek m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first experience on a aircraft much less the horror stories I have heard about airports. I will say that my experience with Charlotte/ Douglas was great. The check in was easy. The place was clean, I never seen a place that wants...More

1  Thank Wade_Moseley
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19 May 2017|
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Response from Frank R Mr C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that should be quite sufficient. I travel through Charlotte very often.
12 April 2017|
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Response from Jesilu M | Reviewed this property |
Good evening Peter, You can go to the cltairport website and go to the map and directions link to see a terminal map of the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. The map has a good layout of the airport from inside. For... More