We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Charlotte Douglas Airport Overlook

7300 Old Dowd Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Nice airport

Big airport, very clean. Lots of places to eat, quality food at that. The problem is the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Randy F
via mobile
No WiFi, boingo fails again

So I have to redirect my travel through CLT, nice airport, lots of food selections. But the WiFi is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
questcarlin
,
Kennett Square
via mobile
Read all 390 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
7300 Old Dowd Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208
This attraction is at Douglas Airport
Write a ReviewReviews (390)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 338 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big airport, very clean. Lots of places to eat, quality food at that. The problem is the excessively aggressive attendant. As I was just about to go, the attendant ran over got in my way to wipe off the urinal. Then with a smile on...More

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So I have to redirect my travel through CLT, nice airport, lots of food selections. But the WiFi is the worst, I could connect but then no internet. I called the number on the airports webpage and it was answered by boingo, I should have...More

Thank questcarlin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Terminals are being updated/constructed which makes for difficult access to car rental site. Eatery choices are limited.

Thank Anne V
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Charlotte needs a new airport. Way to small for the volume of travelers. Everything is outdated. Thank goodness for the antiquated people movers that cut down on collisions with people roaming aimlessly about.

Thank bill555555
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Amazing place to bring young kids to. I am a plane nerd myself, but the kids have so much fun too watching the planes land and take off. Thankfully it is a very busy airport, so the planes landing and taking off are constant. There...More

Thank fireyoda90
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I travel a lot. Too much, really. To prevent dying of mind numbing boredom waiting for my flights, I regularly get my shoes shined. I get them shined a lot. The best shoeshine I have ever experienced is at Executive Shine Service at CLT. I...More

Thank EricPerlinger1
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The white rocking chairs are nice addition to the center concourse leading to the gates. They are very, v e r y, v e r y popular. Try and find one that is unoccupied.

Thank SkiCoach001
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I am amused to read all the reviews of this spot from people in the airport. This is a park just outside the airport where you can park and watch airplanes, mostly take off. It is a gravel parking lot with plenty of parking spaces...More

Thank SCCam94
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

nothing special as IT is now. There are a lot of extension worka around Shops limited .a few bars Very Good view on landing planes background with downtown skyscrapers. Impressive All Services helpful and kind

Thank Michal G
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Despite the airport being a loud place, I find this park relaxing. It is a bit hidden and it looks like it's behind a security fence so the first time I went I wasn't too sure I was in the right spot. There are benches...More

Thank Amanda B
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Brookwood Farms BBQ
181 reviews
1.17 km away
1897 Market
194 reviews
1.13 km away
Beaudevin
152 reviews
1.18 km away
First in Flight Bar
53 reviews
1.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Carolinas Aviation Museum
567 reviews
2.43 km away
American Airlines Admirals Club
25 reviews
1.22 km away
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
6 reviews
1.22 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Carol P
12 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
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.
1
Vote
David H
25 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kathi B | Reviewed this property |
No, the airport shuttles don't go to the overlook area.
0
Votes
Sean O
20 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Gina H | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday is the slowest day for travelers.
0
Votes