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Concord Regional Airport www.concordairportnc.com is located less than a mile from Concord Mills Mall and a short distance the Charlotte Motor Speedway as well as serveral hotels around exit 49 at I-85 . Its home to many of the NASCAR race teams that depart from the airport each week. The airport has many things open to the general public from free wifi to a pilot supply / local gift shop. Avis Car rental has a location in the airport terminal. Parking is free, and people can watch planes from several locations around the airport. There are also meeting rooms availble for business functions or group events or parties. Tours can be arranged and there are several businesses at the airport that can provide sightseeing flights in a airplane or helicopter. This October 29-30th the airport is putting on a Celebration of Flight event open to the public where there will be aircraft on display including serveral NASCAR aircraft and showcars, free airplane rides for children. To kick off the event there will be a 5k run around the airport and pancake breakfast. Additional information can be found at www.celebrationofflight.aero.