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KCLT
Airport
ICAO: KCLT
Summary
Name Charlotte/Douglas
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Charlotte, North Carolina
Serving
Coordinates 35° 12' 51.319", -80° 56' 51.4952"
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
5/23 2287 m7,503.281 ft 46 m150.919 ft PEM yes/yes
18C/36C 3048 m10,000 ft 46 m150.919 ft CONC-F yes/yes
18L/36R 2644 m8,674.541 ft 46 m150.919 ft PEM yes/yes
18R/36L 3048 m10,000 ft 46 m150.919 ft CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation KCLT 210352Z 21005KT 10SM SCT170 BKN250 26/22 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP112 T02560222 $
Station Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport
Date/Time 21 June 2018 03:52:00
Wind direction 210°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 25.6°C
Dew point 22.2°C
Humidity 81%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

LOS
Tag(s) Parallel Runway Operation
RE
Tag(s) Engineered Materials Arresting System
WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus
EMAS
Rwy(s) 36R

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

ICAO: KCLT IATA: CLT

Description

International airport serving Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms (hurricanes).

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KCLT

  • B190, vicinity Charlotte NC USA, 2003 (On 8 January 2003, a B190, operated by Air Midwest, crashed shortly after take off from Charlotte, NC, USA, following loss of pitch control during takeoff. The accident was attributed to incorrect rigging of the elevator control system compounded by the airplane being outside load and balance limitations.)
  • CRJ7 / CRJ2, Charlotte NC USA, 2008 (On 28 June 2008, a Bombardier CRJ 700 operated by PSA Airlines, during daytime pushback collided with a stationary CRJ 200 of the same company at Douglas International Airport Charlotte, North Carolina.)
  • DC93, vicinity Charlotte NC USA, 1994 (On 2 July 1994, an DC-9 operated by US Air, collided with trees and a house shortly after attempting a missed approach at Charlotte Airport, USA, in heavy thunderstorms. 37 passengers were killed.)
  • PC12 / CRJ2, Charlotte NC USA, 2009 (On 29 May 2009, the flight crew of a PSA Airlines Bombardier CRJ 200 taking off from Charlotte in accordance with an ATC clearance in normal day visibility observed a small aircraft enter the runway ahead of them whilst at high speed on their full length take off roll but were able to make an emergency stop on the centreline just clear of the other aircraft, a privately operated Pilatus PC12, which had moved to the side of the runway when its pilot, who had received and acknowledged ATC clearance to enter the runway, realised the conflict.)