Carolinas Aviation Museum

4672 1st Flight Drive Charlotte NC 28208 Phone: 704-997-3770 Website:
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Biographical Info

Founded in 1992 and located just alongside Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the Carolinas Aviation Museum is home to aircraft and artifacts from the advent of aviation, including the iconic award-winning “Miracle on the Hudson” exhibition featuring the famed passenger jet that crash-landed safely in New York’s Hudson River in 2009.

Highlighting stories of innovation, hope and heroism throughout the history of aviation, the museum seeks to inspire visitors of all ages to pursue their own dreams and goals.

smithsonian affiliate

Hosting more than 50,000 visitors a year for tours and private events, Carolinas Aviation Museum is a proud affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.

Categories: Flight, History, Museum, STEM