Charles de Gaulle Airport

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Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
Aéroport de Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle
Roissy Airport
Airport teepPublic
Awner/OperatorGroupe ADP
ServesParis, Fraunce
Location25 km (16 mi) NE o Paris
Hub for
Focus ceety for
Elevation AMSL119  m / 392  ft
Coordinates49°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
CDG is located in Île-de-France (region)
CDG is located in Europe
Location in Île-de-France
Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
08L/26R 4,215 13,829 Asphalt
08R/26L 2,700 8,858 Asphalt
09L/27R 2,700 8,858 Asphalt
09R/27L 4,200 13,780 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Passengers69,471,442 Increase 5.4%
Aircraft muivements475,654 Increase 0.6%
  • Source: AIP France[1]
  • Passenger Traffic & Aircraft Movements[2]

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)[1] tae the northeast o Paris. The airport serves as the principal hub for Air France[3].

In 2013, the airport handled 62,052,917 passengers an 497,763 aircraft muivements,[4] 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.[4]

Notes an references[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b LFPG – PARIS CHARLES DE GAULLE (PDF). AIP frae French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 21 Mai 2024.
  2. "Trafic de Paris Aéroport en hausse de 1,8 % en 2016, à 97,2 millions de passagers" (PDF) (in French). Aéroports de Paris SA. 12 Januar 2017. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 16 Januar 2017. Retrieved 13 Januar 2017.
  4. a b "Statistiques annuelles". Union des aéroports Français. Archived frae the original on 29 Februar 2012. Retrieved 24 Februar 2012.