Just checking on recommended connection time in CLT for domestic/domestic connections. I'm looking at flights to NYC (LGA) and the cheaper ones are either United or American via either CLT or ORD. I'm pretty familiar with ORD (have connected there a lot) and generally have an absolute minimum of 1 hour there (although I prefer a little longer). However, the CLT connections are a relatively new service, and I've never been to CLT.
I read some threads on the Charlotte forum, and they mostly seem to say flights are always late and there are always long walks and the connection is never long enough, but most of them were international/domestic. Is CLT bigger than ORD? (Ignoring T5 since that requires going through security again.) Do you ever have to go through security at CLT on a domestic/domestic connection?
Any preferences for ORD vs CLT? Most of the flights I'm looking at would be afternoon or evening connections as I'm too lazy to start a flight at 6:30AM to connect in the morning. Are there actual restaurants at CLT if we want to eat, or just fast food?