Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport ()
Paris Charles De Gaulle is the 28th best airport according to our worldwide airport ranking. Almost 66 million air passengers travel through the airport annually, making it the busiest airport in France and the second busiest airport in Europe behind London Heathrow.
Quality of service
Flight Delays and Flight Cancellations
Almost 600 flights depart from Roissy Charles de Gaulle daily. The average flight delay percentage for the airport was 28% in 2016, which is less than at London Gatwick but more than at Frankfurt International Airport. Barcelona Airport is the destination that receives the largest traffic from Paris Charles de Gaulle. Last year, less than 0.4% of all flights departing from the airport were canceled or heavily delayed (more than three hours). For delays longer than 3 hours and cancellations, airline passengers are entitled to compensation under EU regulation. If you encounter these flight disruptions you could be eligible for up to €600. Alternatively, if you are denied boarding at Paris Charles de Gaulle due to an overbooked flight you also may be entitled to up to €600. Learn more about your air passenger rights when traveling at Charles de Gaulle airport.
On-time performance for nearby airports
Compared to other major airports in Europe, Paris Charles De Gaulle's on-time performance Score of 7.2 is below average.
Had a Delayed or Cancelled Flight from Airport?
Every year, around 30% of flights departing from Charles De Gaulle in Paris are delayed or canceled. AirHelp assists air passengers who have experienced a flight delay or cancellation to get compensation from their airline. Simply enter your flight details for any flight that has been delayed or canceled in the last 3 years to check your eligibility. You could be owed up to 600€ in compensation.
Paris Charles de Gaulle is the largest airport in France. It’s the 2nd busiest airport in Europe, with around 600 flights departing every day. Air France, Easyjet and Delta Air Lines are the airlines that carry the highest number of passengers from Charles de Gaulle airport.
Most Popular Flight Routes
Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from
Since around 30% of flights out of Charles De Gaulle airport are delayed or canceled (more than 15 mins), it can be an unreliable airport for getting to your destination exactly on time. There are some routes that are affected by flight delays and cancellations more often than others. Here is our list of the routes that are most frequently affected:
Had a flight delay from in the last 3 years? You could be eligible to claim compensation.
Did you know that any delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight you’ve taken in the last 3 years could be eligible for compensation from the airline? Wherever you’re flying from -- EU, US or international, you have unique passenger rights for the region. For flights from Charles de Gaulle airport, you could be eligible for up to 600€ in compensation for delays, cancellations or overbooked flights. Learn more about your air passenger rights when your flight has been delayed and what steps to take next.
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A major hub for passengers traveling through Europe, with flight routes to both local and international destinations. Air France's largest hub is located at Charles de Gaulle airport.
Charles de Gaulle airport is located in Roissy-en-France, 25km from Paris. RER B train will take you there from Paris for 9€.
- Airport IATA Code: CDG
- Address: Aeroport Roissy Charles de Gaulle, 95700 Roissy-en-France
- Website: http://cdgfacile.com/
- Contact: 33170363948
Airport map: http://www.parisaeroport.fr/docs/default-source/passager-fichiers/acces/plan_masse_cdg.jpeg?sfvrsn=4