Charles de Gaulle Airport, also known as Roissy Airport, is the largest airport in France and one of the busiest in Europe. It is located in the northeastern suburbs of Paris and serves as the central hub for Air France.
Charles de Gaulle Airport opened in 1974.
It has three terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3.
It is located in the commune of Roissy-en-France, approximately 23 km northeast of Paris.
The airport is named after General Charles de Gaulle, the President of France from 1959-1969.
It is the largest airport in France and the second-largest in Europe after London Heathrow.
Charles de Gaulle Airport handled approximately 69 million passengers in 2020.
It is a hub for Air France, which operates flights to destinations around the world from the airport.
The airport has two runways and offers direct flights to over 200 destinations worldwide.
Charles de Gaulle Airport is also a major hub for Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance.
The airport has a train station with direct trains to central Paris and other destinations in France.