Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (French: Aéroport de Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle, IATA: CDG, ICAO: LFPG), also known as Roissy Airport, is the largest international airport in France. Opened on 8 March 1974, It is named Charles de Gaulle. The Airport is located 25 km to the northeast of Paris. It the world's tenth-busiest airport, Europe's second-busiest airport in terms of passenger numbers. Charles de Gaulle Airport serves as the principal hub for Air France and SkyTeam airlines.