What does the future hold for Charlotte's airport?

A rendering of people in an airport terminal
Monday, February 21, 2022

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is one of the busiest hubs in the world, despite the city of Charlotte's modest size. That disproportionate air service is usually cited as one of the city's biggest economic advantages, making the airport one of our most important economic engines. 

But COVID-19 impacted the air travel industry in a profound way, with Charlotte Douglas in the midst of a multibillion-dollar expansion program. How is the airport coping — even thriving — and what's next for CLT?

Charlotte Douglas International Airport chief financial officer Mike Hill joins this episode of "Future Charlotte" to talk about what CLT needs to do to stay ahead during a historically unpredictable era in the aviation industry.