Read about Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, including where they fly, which airlines operate from there, and facilities including terminal and runway information.
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 marzo 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 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.
Information points with English-speaking staff
Internet access (paid service)
Multi-faith prayer rooms
Banks, cash machines
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).
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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There are currently three terminals at Charles de Gaulle Airport:
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 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 has no boarding gates, as all passengers are transported using buses to the aircraft ready for boarding directly.
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||Aire madagascar||Air Malta||Aire mauricio|
|Air Moldova||Air Senegal||Aire serbia||Air Tahiti Nui|
|Transat de aire||Air Saint-Pierre||aerostático||Alitalia|
|All Nippon Airways||American Airlines||Arkia||Asiana Airlines|
|ASL Airlines Francia||Atlantic Airways||Atlasglobal||Austrian Airlines|
|Aerolíneas de Azerbaiyán||belavia||Aire azul||British Airways|
|Brussels Airlines||Bulgaria Air||Cabo Verde Airlines||Cathay Pacific|
|Aerolíneas del este de China||China Southern Airlines||Corendon airlines||Aerolíneas de croacia|
|Aerolíneas checas||Delta Air Lines||easyjet||Egyptair|
|El Al||emiratos||Ethiopian Airlines||Aerolíneas Etihad|
|Flyone||Georgian Airways||Gulf Air||Hainan Airlines|
|Iberia express||Iberia Regional||Icelandair||Iran Air|
|Israir Airlines||Líneas aéreas de Japón||Jet2.com||Kenya airways|
|KLM||Aire coreano||Kuwait Airways||Latam brasil|
|NIVEL||Mucho polaco aerolíneas||lufthansa||Luxair|
|Aerolíneas de oriente medio||Montenegro Airlines||nordica||Transporte aéreo noruego|
|Oman Air||Pakistan International Airlines||Pegasus Airlines||Qatar Airways|
|Rossiya||Royal Air Maroc||Real jordano||Saudia|
|Scandinavian Airlines||SkyUp||SmartWings||Sun D’Or|
|SunExpress||Swiss International Air Lines||TAROM||Tassili Airlines|
|Aerolínea tailandesa||TUIfly Belgium||Tunisair||Turkish Airlines|
|Ukraine International Airlines||Aerolíneas Unidas||Ural airlines||Uzbekistán Vías aéreas|
|Líneas aéreas de vietnam||Vueling||WestJet||Xiamen Airlines|
|XL Airways Francia|
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.
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.
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.