The airport, spread over 32 sq. kms., is named after Charles de Gaulle, the illustrious President of France from 1958 to 1969. The airport, also referred to as Paris Roissy, was opened in 1974.
CDG can be reached easily from Paris via a well-connected network of RER (railway), buses, taxis and limousines. The high-speed TGV rail connects the airport to other international tourist destinations too.
There are three terminals at CDG serving over 170 airlines. Terminals 1 and 2 host Air France and most major international airlines while Terminal 3 is reserved for low-cost and charter airlines. The terminals are accessed by free shuttle buses and linked by CDGVAL, a light rail shuttle that can also be used to access railway stations and parking lots.
CDG offers a host of services for the convenience of passengers especially families with little ones and for business travelers. These include information counters, WiFi, shops, restaurants, Disney area for little ones and a lot more!
Flying to Paris is largely hassle-free as CDG has been consistently upgraded to match the growing number of tourists who visit the city of lights each year. You can always expect to look forward to a great experience as you fly in and out of CDG.