Charles de Gaulle Biography

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, also known as Roissy Airport, is one of the world's principal aviation centres, as well as France's largest international airport. It is named after Charles de Gaulle, leader of the Free French Forces and founder of the French Fifth Republic, as well as the President of France from 1959 to 1969. The airport is located within portions of several communes, 25 km to the northeast of Paris. The airport serves as the principal hub for Air France.

In 2013, the airport handled 62,052,917 passengers and 497,763 aircraft movements, making it the world's eighth busiest airport and Europe's second busiest airport in passengers served. It also is the world's tenth busiest and it is Europe's second busiest airport in aircraft movements. In cargo traffic, the airport is the eighth busiest in the world and the busiest in Europe, having handled 2,150,950 metric tonnes of cargo in 2012. On 1 March 2011, Franck Goldnadel was appointed as the director of the airport. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Charles de Gaulle
Date of Birth:
November 22, 1890
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
Age at Death:
unknown
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