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Charlotte/Douglas

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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' 51.32" N, 80° 56' 51.50" W
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 170152Z 30005KT 10SM CLR 09/05 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP171 T00890050
Station Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport
Date/Time 17 December 2018 01:52:00
Wind direction 300°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature 8.9°C
Dew point 5°C
Humidity 76%
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.)