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Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Code CDG

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 95700

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 49°0'46"N / 2°32'59"E


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About Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Code

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport code is CDG. This airport derives its name and IATA code from Charles de Gaulle–the name of a french officer and statesman. The elevation of this facility above sea level is 119 meters. 

About Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)

Also known as Roissy Airport (CDG), Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) is the largest airport in France. It is the second busiest aviation facility in Europe with passenger traffic of over 76 million every year.

It is home to Air France, Air France Cargo, and FedEx Express. 

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) Runways

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) has four world-class runways: 

08L/26R 4,215 m asphalt 

08R/26L 2,700 m asphalt 

09L/27R 2,700 m asphalt 

09R/27L 4,200 m asphalt 

These runways 228,965 aircraft movements annually. 

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) Terminals

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) features three world-class runways: 

Terminal 1

This facility is the oldest terminal at the airport. 

Terminal 2 

This facility initially served only the country’s flag carrier Air France. However, it now serves other airlines as well. 

Terminal 3

Terminal 3 was previously known as Terminal 9. It primarily serves low-cost airlines. 

Nearest Airports to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)

  • 42 km Paris Orly Airport.
  • 79 km Beauvais-Tillé Airport.
  • 192 km Lille Airport.
  • 214 km Châlons Vatry Airport.
  • 214 km Deauville – Saint-Gatien Airport.
  • 259 km Brussels South Charleroi Airport.
  • 262 km Tours Val de Loire Airport.

Major Airlines Operating from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)

Aegean Airlines 

Aer Lingus


Air Algerie

Air Arabia

Air Astana

Air Austral


Air Canada

Air China 

Air Corsica

Air Europa 

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
08R-26L 8,858 ft 197 ft Concrete Yes
08L-26R 13,829 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
09R-27L 13,780 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
09L-27R 8,858 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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