Paris’ international airport (CDG) is named after one of the nation’s most famous leaders: Charles de Gaulle. Leader of the Free French Forces during WWII and President of France for a 10-year stretch from1959 to 1969, de Gaulle lead the country in various positions during an amazing stretch in history. The airport that bears his name is located northeast of the city proper. CDG is also referred to as Roissy Airport by locals, after the district it is located in outside the city. Charles de Gaulle is a hub for the nation’s airline, Air France, and is also service by many other national, regional, and major carriers including:
You can fly from Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport to cities in the rest of Europe and all over the world. When you do, you’ll join the other 65 million travelers who take advantage of the second-busiest airport in Europe each year. Non-stop flights to many European, North and South American, Asian, and African destinations are available. Some of the most popular routes from CDG are the U.K., Spain, Italy, and the U.S.
As it is in many large metropolitan areas, especially in Europe, there is almost no end to the combination of public transportation options you have afforded to you when you want to get to Charles de Gaulle Airport. These are on top of all of the private means of travel, including taxis, private limo and car services, and easy drop off of your rental vehicle. You can get to CDG by bus, traditional train service, and by shuttle rail service directly to the terminals. Long-distance buses from other cities in France and nearby European countries are also available.
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