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Smoking at Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)

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Before and After Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals and reports suggest there are a few in the terminal also.

Update from Serge (9th January 2017):

Terminal 1:

There are two smoking areas : 

Near gates 50 to 58 on Boarding level

Level 11 (up to Boarding level, elevator between Information terminal and passenger orientation and Travelex (currency exchange / Tax refund))

Terminal 2A:

No smoking area

Terminal 2B:

No smoking area

Terminal 2C:

smoking area near McDonald’s

Terminal 2D:

An open-space smoking area is located on the ground-floor shortly before the lounge and passport controls.

The area is actually located on the aircraft parking area, with an open roof.

Feedback from Frederic on the 8th August 2017.

Terminal 2E:

Areas at K45 and K37 (terminal 2E CDG) no longer there. New area by K30. Feedback from Simon on the 14th October 2017.

Gates L21 to L53: 4 smoking areas near L45 gate, L41 gate, L23 gate and L27 gate

Gates M21 to M50: 3 smoking areas near M31 gate (open air area), near M50 gate (open air area) and one after inspection (security gates ).

Terminal 2F

There is  smoking area behind security on CDG airport Terminal 2F .... it is located on lower floor - where the restaurants are. Feedback from Kasparek on the 8th September 2017.

Terminal 2G:

Smoking area confirmed Terminal 2G main waiting / store area. Located at the far end away from gate area.  Update from Bill M (7th January 2017):

Terminal 3:

No smoking area

Update from Linda for connecting flights 30th December 2016: Smoking area just before entering L gates security, when making connecting flight.

According to the law, CDG is a smoke-free airport. However, smoking is permitted in designated areas located airside (after security).

This has been confirmed by Anita on the 4th November 2016.

Images of Smoke Areas

Smoking area Charles de Gaulle at Terminal 2E - Gate - K45, provided by Chris G. 17th Feb 2017. We believe this is now closed.

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