Charlotte Douglas International Airport

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

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WELCOME

This site replaces the former www.CLTEIS.com website for the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), which was cancelled on February 27, 2019. The City of Charlotte (Airport Sponsor) will now complete the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) evaluation as an Environmental Assessment (EA).

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The Airport Sponsor will prepare the EA in accordance with NEPA, all applicable federal regulations, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidance. The EA will assess the potential impacts of the proposal to construct:

  • Fourth Parallel Runway 1-19 (including End-Around Taxiways)
  • Concourse B and Ramp Expansion
  • Concourse C and Ramp Expansion
  • Daily North Parking Garage

 

To ensure the Airport continues to meet current and future demand, the Airport Sponsor plans to implement the above improvements at CLT, proposed for construction by 2028, as recommended in its Master Plan Update and documented on the CLT Airport Layout Plan (ALP).

Similar to the EIS, the EA will evaluate the potential direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts that may result from the Proposed Action. The Sponsor expects to complete the EA in 2020.

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT NEWS

Public Information Meetings, to inform the public on the conversion of an EIS to an EA, are scheduled for the following times and locations.  Materials presented at the meetings will be posted on this website following the meetings. The agenda for each meeting is identical. For both meetings, the format will be an open-house workshop. An opportunity to submit written comments will be given at each meeting. The EA will take into consideration all comments obtained during the public meetings held during the EA process. Comments may be mailed or emailed to:

Sarah Potter
Landrum & Brown 
4445 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 700 
Cincinnati, OH 45242 
CLTCapacityEA@landrum-brown.com

Public Meeting – Location 1
Monday, October 21, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Embassy Suites (main entrance)
4800 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28217

Public Meeting – Location 2
Thursday, October 24, 2019 from  6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Harris Conference Center at Central Piedmont Community College
3216 CPCC Harris Campus Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208

PROJECT ELEMENTS PROPOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION BY 2028

Constructing a New Fourth Parallel Runway 1-19 (including End-Around Taxiways)

Expanding Concourse B and Ramp

airplane waiting for departure in airport terminal

Expanding Concourse C and Ramp

car park view from helicopter

Constructing Daily Parking Garage

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CURRENT DESTINATIONS

141 domestic and 37 international

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2033 AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS

Projected aircraft operations for 2033

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2033 ENPLANEMENTS (IN MILLIONS)

Projected annually by 2033

PROPOSED ACTION ELEMENTS

Click on the thumbnail to the right for a map in Spanish

GET INVOLVED

Interested parties will have several opportunities to provide input and comments on the Proposed Action during the EA process. For more information on how to provide comments, see Public Outreach.

Visit the Charlotte Douglas International Airport website for more information.
Visit the FAA’s website for more information about airport environmental programs.

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CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT EA

POINT OF CONTACT
If you have questions or need further information, please contact:

Sarah Potter

Landrum & Brown
4445 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 700
Cincinnati, OH 45242

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