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Runway 5/23 Reopened at CLT
Thursday, April 19, 2011

Contact: Haley Gentry, 704-359-4933

The Airport has reopened Runway 5/23, effective 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2011. The runway was temporarily closed for construction of a new Airport deicing operation. During this construction period, alternative air traffic control procedures were in place. Normal overflight operations have resumed, including nighttime noise abatement procedures.


Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is owned and operated by the City of Charlotte. Serving more than 38 million passengers in 2010, CLT is ranked 7th nationally in airport operations and 11th in passengers.* Seven major carriers, 14 regional carriers and two foreign flag carriers offer 646 daily flights from CLT with nonstop service to 134 destinations, including 35 international locations. *Data from Airports Council International