A press release issued in honor of Aug. 17 being "National Aviation Day" says good-old Charlotte-Douglas International is one of the 10 hottest airports in
And we're not talking about tarmac temperature.
The "Hottest Airports in
as No. 7 was generated by Hot or Not, whose
website home page says, "Find the Hottest people near you, and let
them find you too!" Charlotte
Hot or Not is an android (Google Play) app about sex appeal.
"We surveyed people within a certain radius -- we can target, based on location," said a Hot or Not representative. "Someone within the airport area would probably be voting."
When you "play the game" on your phone, the profile picture of another Hot or Not players nearby pops up on your phone.
And you can vote whether you consider that person "hot" or not.
Hot or Not says it has more than 8 million users in the
The data used in the airport survey, pulled in July, goes back as far as June 17, when its most recent updated app was launched in the
Here's their list of "Hottest Airports in
. Fort Worth, Texas
If the findings are accurate, what does this say about
Not much, actually. That's because, as a rule of thumb, 80 percent of passengers at CLT are between flights; only 20 percent board or depart here.
If anything, it may speak to the sex appeal of our fly-through guests who are waiting for the next jet to elsewhere.
(P.S. The CLT concourse photo shown above is by Observer photographer Todd Sumlin.)