Charlotte Aviation Academy
The Charlotte Aviation Academy is an annual program, which provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to better understand the inner-workings of Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and its contributions and impacts on our economy, transportation system and community. Academy participants will gain behind the scenes access to current operations and future CLT planning efforts that will impact our local economy. Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) provides administrative support for the Academy, including managing all registrations and sponsorships.
Aviation Academy Overview
CLT By the Books: Introduction and Overview
CLT Operations | Tour: Airfield and Terminal Area Orientation
CLT as an Employment Center | Tour: Wilson Air Center
CLT as a Hub | Tour: Training Center & Maintenance Hangar
Safe and Secure CLT | Tour: Charlotte Fire Department - Station 41
CLT as Part of the National Airspace System | Tour: FAA Tower
Destination CLT | Celebration Dinner
If you're interested in being part of the 2019 Charlotte Aviation Academy occurring in the fall, complete an application.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is a major economic engine for our region and the state, providing general aviation services as well as serving as a major employer, commercial, logistics and military hub for the region. Community relationships are important and public and private leaders are proactively developing skills to engage others about Airport practices and the positive impacts on local communities.
Be part of this important dialogue by supporting the Aviation Academy.
2019 Sponsorship Opportunities
Bronze ($1,000) – benefits include: invitation to the October Celebration Dinner, use of sponsoring organization's logo on Aviation Academy materials, opportunity to provide promotional giveaways
Silver ($2,000) - benefits include: all Bronze level benefits and one complimentary registration
Gold ($3,000) – benefits include: all Bronze level benefits, two complimentary registrations
*Sponsorships are with CCOG, not CLT Airport