IFATC At Home - Paris

In this time of confinement, the theme event is ATC at home ! Thanks to the wonderful team of Infinite Flight, most important airports will be open this Sunday ! So you will be able to stay entertained during those hard times.

We will open the airports of Paris ! The city host 2 main airports !


Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport [LFPG]

Paris Charles de Gaulles airport also known as Roissy Airport, is the largest international airport in France and second-busiest airport in Europe. Opened in 1974, it is located 23 km northeast of Paris and is named after former president Charles de Gaulle.

Charles de Gaulle Airport serves as the principal hub for Air France and is a destination for other legacy carriers (from Star Alliance, Oneworld and SkyTeam), as well as a focus city for low-cost carriers (easyJet, Vueling, and Norwegian Air Shuttle).

In 2019, the airport handled 76,150,007 passengers and 498,175 aircraft movements, thus making it the world’s tenth-busiest airport, and Europe’s second-busiest airport (after London Heathrow) in terms of passenger numbers. In terms of cargo traffic, the airport is the twelfth-busiest in the world and the second-busiest in Europe (after Frankfurt Airport), handling 2,150,950 metric tonnes of cargo in 2012.

As of 2017, the airport offers direct flights to the most countries and hosts the most airlines in the world.




  • LFPG - LSZH (Paris to Zurich, Switzerland)
    Aircraft : ERJ-190
    Flight time : 1h15
    Distance : 257
  • LFPG - LFMN (Paris to Nice, France)
    Aircraft : A320-200
    Flight time : 1h30
    Distance : 375
  • LFPG - OMDB (Paris to Dubai, UAE)
    Aircraft : B777-300 ER
    Flight time : 6h55
    Distance : 2829
  • LFPG - KATL (Paris to Atlanta, USA)
    Aircraft : A380-800
    Flight time : 9h30
    Distance : 3810 NM
  • LFPG - TNCM (Paris to Saint-Martin, France/Netherlands)
    Aircraft : B787-900
    Flight time : 9h05
    Distance : 3639 NM


Paris Orly Airport [LFPO]

Paris Orly Airport is an international located at 13 km south of Paris. It serves as a secondary hub for domestic and overseas territories flights of Air France and as the homebase for Transavia France. Flights operate to destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, North America, East Asia and Southeast Asia.

Prior to the opening of Charles de Gaulle Airport in March 1974, Orly was the main airport of Paris. Even with the shift of most international traffic to Charles de Gaulle Airport, Orly remains the busiest French airport for domestic traffic and the second busiest French airport overall in passenger traffic, with 33,120,685 passengers in 2018.

NOTAM : Runway 02/20 not in use




  • LFPO - EDDM (Paris to Munich, Germany)
    Aircraft : ERJ-190
    Flight time : 1h20
    Distance : 375
  • LFPO - LFKJ (Paris to Ajaccio, France)
    Aircraft : A320-200
    Flight time : 1h40
    Distance : 490
  • LFPO - LEIB (Paris to Ibiza, Spain)
    Aircraft : A320-200
    Flight time : 2h15
    Distance : 593
  • LFPO - TFFR (Paris to Pointe-à-Pitre, France)
    Aircraft : B777-200ER
    Flight time : 8h35
    Distance : 3645 NM
  • LFPO - FMEE (Paris to Saint-Denis de la Réunion, France)
    Aircraft : B777-300 ER
    Flight time : 11h00
    Distance : 5054 NM

You then have some idea of what is possible in Paris ! Hoping to see you in great health and don’t forget to stay at home !


Could we get a time on the opening of this and closing of this airport? Im trying to plan a long haul and I need to know when to start.

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LFPG should be open from 0600Z to at least 2000Z
It will depend of the IFATC and the traffic for LFPO.

Hoping to see you there ;)


I will be there around 8 or 9 a.m. CST

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If I do the flight at least.

Excellent thread ! i’ll control today too :)

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onwards to Paris ! Turkish 1831 from Ankara, see you in about 35 minutes. Hope an approach frequency comes live

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Sorry no approach frequency. 😔 We fought hard to have one but as there is so many airports open, no one was available.

I will be around later, coming down from Edinburgh ✈

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ahaha sure no problem. It happens on Expert Server

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