New Gameway Gaming Lounge Opens at Charlotte Douglas Airport
There’s a new entertainment option to pass the time waiting to catch a flight at Charlotte Douglas International Airport: a gaming lounge.
Gameway opened this month in the Concourse E expansion with individual gaming stations equipped with PlayStation or Xbox game consoles and Razer gaming computers and accessories, Airport Dimensions said in a Tuesday release. hurry.
Airport Dimensions, headquartered in London and Texas, designs, builds and operates shared-use lounges and airport experiences. The company is collaborating with Gameway, according to the press release.
The new space at Charlotte Airport includes games and lounge chairs, as well as drinks and snacks.
The list of pre-downloaded popular games includes: Fortnite, FIFA, NBA2K, Madden, Call of Duty, Minecraft and Rocket League.
“..Simply put, our mission is to make airports fun,” Gameway CEO Emma Walbridge said in a statement.
Charlotte Airport is Gameway’s fourth location.
The Oregon-based company has two locations at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and one at Los Angeles International Airport. Two more lounges will open this summer, according to Airport Dimensions. The company did not disclose where.
Gaming is another way to add new airport experiences and one of the fastest growing entertainment markets with Millennials and Gen Z, said Chris Gwilliam, vice president of global business development at Airport dimensions.
Gameway at Charlotte Airport costs $15.99 for up to 30 minutes, $25.99 for up to an hour, or $39.99 for unlimited time, according to the company’s website. Monthly passes are also available.
Gameway is open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Reservations can be made online at gameway.gg.
Other Airport Additions
Gameway is the latest addition to retailers opening in the Concourse E expansion, The Charlotte Observer previously reported.
The $50 million project adds 34,000 square feet of space to the north end of Concourse E.
New restore options include:
▪ Sycamore Brewing is opening a 1,828 square foot restaurant and bar.
▪ PDQ, a fast-casual chicken shop, will open in a 729 square foot location.
▪ Commonspace, a cafe and bar, with North Carolina’s Counter Culture Coffee in a 1,049 square foot space is located at the Concourse D/E Connector.
The new spots are expected to open in summer and fall.