Charlotte Douglas International Airport and UNC Charlotte join together to explore solutions to challenges in the aviation and airport infrastructure sector. By partnering together, these two powerhouses have established the only partnership of its kind in the nation between a major airport and a major university: The Charlotte Aviation Innovation and Research Institute, or Charlotte AIR.

As the city’s research university, UNC Charlotte is squarely positioned to successfully research, innovate and advance the aviation industry through infrastructure and technology solutions.

Top Tier Partners

Charlotte Douglas International Airport
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