Charles de Gaulle airport


coordinates: 49.0142288,2.5414467
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Building names(s): Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 1
Architect/Designer: Paul Andreu
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Completion date: 1974

completion date: 1974

function(s): airport, transport

Surface area (NET): Central body 126,400m² Satellites 52,200m² Overall capacity: 11 million passengers after renovation (2009), i.e. 2,750 departing passengers / hour and 2,000 arriving passengers / hour 10 million passengers in the original confi guration (1974) 7.5 million passengers during the works (2004-2008) Layout: - round main body, pierced by a central shaft and crossed by transparent moving walkway tubes. - the functions of the central body are arranged vertically on 11 levels, including: * 4 levels dedicated to the reception and handling of passengers (Departures, Arrivals, Transfers, Shops) * 3 levels for car parking * 1 level for offi ces and international lounges (terraced) - the central body is linked to 7 satellites which house the boarding lounges architectural drawings: