Airports in Paris

Charles de Gaulle

Also known as Roissy Airport, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) is located 16 miles (25km) outside of the famous City of Lights. Among the busiest airports in the world, Charles de Gaulle processes an astounding 58 million passengers each year.

With the lure of Parisian glamour drawing millions from across the world, Charles de Gaulle is where most vacations in France begin and end. Flights to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport are available from almost everywhere, including London, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, Moscow, Berlin, Toronto, Sydney, Dublin, Delhi, Mauritius, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Chicago, Rome, Seoul, Hong Kong, Geneva, Cairo, Rio de Janeiro and Dubai. There are also many local flight connections to other, smaller French airports.

Sleek and gleaming, Paris Charles de Gaulle airport is every inch the sophisticated experience you’d expect from such a chic city. High-tech video lounges and PlayStation areas are sprinkled between haute couture boutiques and stylish restaurants. The airport staff is friendly and helpful, and their excellent English makes traveling to and from Paris a pleasant experience for anyone.

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Orly

Often overlooked as a poor relation to the mammoth Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) is nonetheless a great facility. Operated by Aeroports de Paris along with its more famous sibling, the airports share state-of-the-art facilities and efficient services that usher millions of visitors into Paris each year. Far from being an also-ran, the small Paris-Orly does its share, processing more than 26 million passengers each year.

Many frequent travelers like the shorter queues and more personal feel of Paris-Orly and there are some cheap flights available via low-cost carriers such as easyJet and Flybe. The trade-off is fewer destinations to choose from, although flights to Paris-Orly are available from a number of cities, including London, Milan, Berlin, Kuala Lumpur, Ouagadougou, Antananarivo, Athens, Budapest, Geneva, Madrid, Istanbul, Lisbon, Havana, Barcelona, Ibiza, Casablanca and Malta. There are also frequent local connections to other French airports such as Nice, Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier and Ajaccio.

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