Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, also called Roissy, is the largest airport in France and the second in Europe behind London Heathrow. Located about twenty kilometers north of Paris, in the town of Roissy-en-France, it accomodate more than 60 million travelers each year.
It has three main terminals:
• Terminal 1 : inaugurated in 1974, it hosts most of the international companies;
• Terminal 2 : main hub for the French airline Air France and its Skyteam alliance partners. This terminal is itself divided into 7 terminals (2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 2G) and also houses the high speed rail station TGV Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2;
• Terminal 3 : this terminal is earmarked for low-cost companies and charter flights.