Aviation Development and Market information

Paris, the city of lights

Paris is the world leader for tourism and lifestyle: 42 million visitors every year.

Paris, the city of flights

Paris is a place of excellence for business: it generates a GDP of 640 billion euros.

Discover the many advantages of the Paris market

France is the world's fifth-largest economy in the world and second-largest in Europe.
Paris is the main gateway to Europe: within two hours it is possible to reach any big city in Europe.

Paris has the highest concentration of Fortune 500 businesses in Europe:
• 52.8 million sqm of office space,
• 6 million jobs.

Two international airports

Our two international airports provide airlines with everything they need to meet their specific requirements: Paris-Orly is the ideal airport for point-to-point traffic and Paris-Charles de Gaulle is organised as a truly powerful hub.

  • Paris-Charles de Gaulle

    Airport code: CDG
    65.9 million passengers in 2016
    2 pairs of parallel runways, enabling 188 flights per hour
    9 passenger terminals and 6 cargo terminals
    317 aircraft parking
    Open 24/7
    #1 in Europe for connecting opportunities

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