Charles de Gaulle Airport - CDG Paris
The Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France is Europe’s 2nd busiest airport, and is France’s largest international airport. Operating under the IATA airport code CDG, the airport is also known as the Aeroport de Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport. It was named after a World War II hero, Charles de Gaulle, who was a war leader as well as a former president. The CDG-Paris Airport is the main hub of Air France. Several carriers such as Norwegian Air Shuttle, Vueling, and EasyJet also can be found within the airport.
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In 2018, the CDG airport welcomed 72.2 million transiting passengers, making it the 12th busiest airport in the world. It offers direct flights to the world’s major cities, and is home to at least 3 massive terminals The Charles de Gaulle Airport is so massive that it features its own free automated shuttle rail system. A short drive from the Charles de Gaulle Airport are the cities of Bailly-Romainvilliers, Le Mesnil-Amelot, and Annet-sur-Marne. The CDG Airport covers the communes of Seine-et-Marne, Seine-Saint-Denis, and Val-d’Oise.
What to Do & Area Attractions
The expansive Charles de Gaulle Airport is home to at least five hotels, which includes Terminal 2’s 4-star Sheraton Paris Airport Hotel & Conference Center, and the quirky citizen Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Also within a short walk from Terminal 3 are the top-rated suites offered by Hilton Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. In and around the CDG complex are at least 30 hotels that cater to every need and budget.
Another airport that serves the commune of Picardy and Aisne is the Chateau Thierry Belleau Aerodrome Airport southeast of Bealleu.