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Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport | CDG

Read about Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, including where they fly, which airlines operate from there, and facilities including terminal and runway information.

About Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

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Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (IATA: CDG) is France’s largest international airport, and also Europe’s second-largest. Although it is named after Charles de Gaulle, the airport is often locally referred to as Roissy Airport. The airport was first opened in March 1974 and was named after the French President Charles de Gaulle.

The airport is operated by the company Group ADP, with the brand Paris Aéroport. The airport is the principal hub for French airline Air France, as well as acting as a focus city for airlines such as Vueling, HOP!, XL Airways France and easyJet.

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Location

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is located 16 miles northeast of Paris, and covers over 32 square kilometres of land. Its location can be seen on the map below:


Paris Charles de Gaulle has a great range of facilities to help your airport experience to be enjoyable and comfortable. From things to keep you occupied such as its great shopping facilities and great food options, to informative guidance and cash machines, Paris Charles de Gaulle really thinks of everything to make your airport experience seamless.

Facilities Include:

Information points with English-speaking staff

Internet access (paid service)

Multi-faith prayer rooms

Charge boxes

Post offices



Banks, cash machines

Lounges Include:

Star Alliance Lounge: Includes shower facilities, TV, smoking area(on an outside terrace), wifi, conference rooms and beverages.

Lufthansa Business Lounge: Includes beverages, wifi, premium food and snacks, TV and newspapers.

American Airlines Admiral Club: Passengers can print documents via hotspot printing, enjoy snacks and drinks, WiFi and workstations.

Yotel Lounge: Only available to non-schengen departing and transit passengers only, passengers can enjoy beverages, television, WiFi, a smoking area and shower facilities (for an additional fee).

Book Lounge Passes for Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

Did you know that you can buy lounge passes for Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport with Alternative Airlines? You can purchase them for Icare Lounge, Star Alliance Lounge, Sheltair Lounge, and YotelAir Paris Charles de Gaulle.


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Direction Length (m) Length (ft) Surface
08L/26R 4,215 13,829 Asphalt
08L/26R 2,700 8,858 Asphalt
09L/27R 2,700 8,858 Asphalt
09R/27L 4,200 13,780 Asphalt


There are currently three terminals at Charles de Gaulle Airport:

Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is the oldest terminal in the airport, and is designed in a circular design with the central terminal building connecting to boarding gates via underground walkways.

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 comprises across 7 sub-terminals, from 2A to 2G. Passengers can go between the subterminal either by walkways or shuttle bus to 2G.

Terminal 2G is for regional Air France and HOP! Flights, and for passengers flying in the Schengen Area.

Terminal 3

Terminal 3 has no boarding gates, as all passengers are transported using buses to the aircraft ready for boarding directly.

Airlines that fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

The following list comprises all the airlines that operate passenger services from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport:

Adria Airways Aegean Airlines Aer Lingus Aeroflot
Aeroméxico Aigle Azur Air Algérier Air Arabia Maroc
Air Astana Air Austral Air Canada Air Cairo
Air China Air Corsica Air Europa Air France
Air India Air Madagascar Air Malta Air Mauritius
Air Moldova Air Senegal Air Serbia Air Tahiti Nui
Air Transat Air Saint-Pierre airBaltic Alitalia
All Nippon Airways American Airlines Arkia Asiana Airlines
ASL Airlines France Atlantic Airways AtlasGlobal Austrian Airlines
Azerbaijan Airlines Belavia Blue Air British Airways
Brussels Airlines Bulgaria Air Cabo Verde Airlines Cathay Pacific
China Eastern Airlines China Southern Airlines Corendon Airlines Croatia Airlines
Czech Airlines Delta Air Lines easyJet EgyptAir
El Al Emirates Ethiopian Airlines Etihad Airways
Eurowings EVA Air Finnair Flybe
FlyOne Georgian Airways Gulf Air Hainan Airlines
Iberia Express Iberia Regional Icelandair Iran Air
Israir Airlines Japan Airlines Jet2.com Kenya Airways
KLM Korean Air Kuwait Airways LATAM Brasil
Level LOT Polish Airlines Lufthansa Luxair
Middle East Airlines Montenegro Airlines Nordica Norwegian Air Shuttle
Oman Air Pakistan International Airlines Pegasus Airlines Qatar Airways
Rossiya Royal Air Maroc Royal Jordanian Saudia
Scandinavian Airlines SkyUp SmartWings Sun D’Or
SunExpress Swiss International Air Lines TAROM Tassili Airlines
Thai Airways TUIfly Belgium Tunisair Turkish Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines United Airlines Ural Airlines Uzbekistan Airways
Vietnam Airlines Vueling WestJet Xiamen Airlines
XL Airways France

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How to get to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

By Road

You can get to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport via the Autoroute A1, which it is directly connected to. From this road you can get to Paris and Lille.

By Public Transport

The airport is connected by train to central Paris by the Regional Express Service (RER B). These trains run regularly every 15 minutes to Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse and Massy-Palaiseau. Trains also run to other cities in France and elsewhere in Europe via the TGV train system.

There are many different bus companies that operate services between destinations in Paris and the airport. There are a number of car parks at the airport which you can leave your car at.

By Rental Car

There are car rental services located in each terminal, which is open from the first flight in the morning to the last at night. There are a multitude of companies that provide rental cars, providing you a great choice and selection. To get the best price, we recommend to book car rental online before travel.

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