Charles de Gaulle Airport

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Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
Aéroport Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle
Roissy Airport
IATA: CDGICAO: LFPG
Summary
Airport teep Public
Awner/Operator Aéroports de Paris
Serves Paris, Fraunce
Location 25 km (16 mi) NE o Paris
Hub for
Focus ceety for
Elevation AMSL 119 m / 392 ft
Coordinates 49°00′35″N 002°32′52″E / 49.00972°N 2.54778°E / 49.00972; 2.54778Coordinates: 49°00′35″N 002°32′52″E / 49.00972°N 2.54778°E / 49.00972; 2.54778
Website aeroportsdeparis.fr
Maps
Location o Île-de-France region in Fraunce
CDG is located in Île-de-France (region)
CDG
CDG
Location in Île-de-France
Runweys
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08L/26R 4,215 13,829 Asphalt
08R/26L 2,700 8,858 Concrete
09L/27R 2,700 8,858 Asphalt
09R/27L 4,200 13,780 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Aircraft movements 497,763
Passengers 62,052,917
Economic impact $29.0 billion[2]
Social impact 250.8 thousand[2]
Sources: AIP France,[3] ACI[4][5]

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (French: Aéroport de Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle, IATA: CDGICAO: LFPG), kent as Roissy Airport (or juist Roissy in French) an aw, is ane o the warld's principal aviation centres, as well as Fraunce's lairgest airport. It is namit efter Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970), leader o the Free French Forces an foonder o the French Fift Republic, as well as the Preses o Fraunce frae 1959 tae 1969. The airport is locatit athin portions o several communes, 25 km (16 mi)[3] tae the northeast o Paris. The airport serves as the principal hub for Air France.

In 2013, the airport handled 62,052,917 passengers an 497,763 aircraft muivements,[6] makkin it the warld's aicht busiest airport an Europe's seicont busiest airport (efter Lunnon Heathrow) in passengers servit. It is the warld's tenth busiest an Europe's busiest airport in aircraft muivement an aw. In cargo traffec, the airport is the aicht busiest in the warld an the busiest in Europe, haein handled 2,150,950 metric tonnes o cargo in 2012.[6]


Notes an references[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Delta Air Lines Newsroom – Press Kit". News.delta.com. 7 January 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Paris Charles de Gaulle airport – Economic and social impact". Ecquants. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Template:AIP FR
  4. Traffic Movements 2010 Final from Airports Council International
  5. Passenger Traffic 2010 Final from Airports Council International
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Statistiques annuelles". Union des aéroports Français. Retrieved 24 February 2012.