CHARLOTTE — Charlotte officials are putting together a bid for Boeing’s new plant to build its 777X jetliner. Former city aviation director Jerry Orr said Chicago-based Boeing has sent the city a request for a proposal for the plant, The ...Read More »
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If you were one of the 3.14 million Americans who flew for Thanksgiving, you’re probably aware of how miserable Charlotte Douglas International Airport was over the holiday. First, there were the delays getting to the airport. Tuesday night, drivers inched ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — Flying for Thanksgiving from Charlotte may be a bit more of a challenge this year. The Charlotte Observer reported that Charlotte Douglas International Airport has 4,000 fewer parking spaces than last year. That’s because the airport is building ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – After City Council approval at Monday night’s business meeting, Charlotte Douglas International Airport will move forward on Wi-Fi-coverage expansion and the installation of LED lights on the airport’s new entrance road. While Charlotte Douglas has offered Wi-Fi Internet ...Read More »
City Council members listened Monday night to a proposal to designate Louise Cotton Mill as a Mecklenburg County Historic Landmark, which would allow the developer to move one step closer to redeveloping the 19th century mill.The Louise Mill, off Hawthorne Lane just north of Central Avenue, is now known around town as Hawthorne Mill, and Clachan Properties, a developer out of Richmond, Va., for months has been navigating the regulatory landscape in Charlotte in the company’s attempts to transform the old mill into a mixed-use, multifamily development.
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Despite not yet having any real authority in the city, the Charlotte Douglas International Airport advisory commission last night gained its last four members. Interim Mayor Patsy Kinsey appointed three members and the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners appointed the final member, finalizing the 13-member oversight board.
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A federal agency said Thursday it will stay out of the fight between Charlotte and North Carolina lawmakers for control of the nation's sixth busiest airport until legal issues are resolved in court. In a letter to the city, the Federal Aviation Administration said "who governs an airport is a local decision." But the agency has to ensure that airports "remain safe and financially self-sustaining."Read More »
The City Council on Monday took care of two business items that have stirred controversy over the past several months, among other issues. Council members were obligated to select four members to the newly formed but they yet-to-be empowered Charlotte Douglas International Airport advisory commission, and did so at Monday’s meeting. The Carolina Panthers also got a boost Monday night – following the team’s Sunday afternoon rout of the New York Giants – when council members voted to approve spending $28 million in public funds to help pay for renovations at Bank of America Stadium.
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A North Carolina judge on Thursday blocked the state from stripping control of Charlotte Douglas International Airport from the city until the Federal Aviation Administration weighs in on the issue.Read More »