Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CGD) also known as Roissy Airport (name of the local district), is the largest International Airport in France. It is named after General Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970), leader of the Free French Forces, during the Second World War, founder of the French Fith Republic and President of France from 1959 to 1969. Charles de Gaulle Airport is located to the northeast of Paris. Charles de Gaulle Airport serves as the principal hub for Air France, as well a European hub for fellow Sky Team Alliance partner Delta Airlines. Additionally, the airport serves as a focus city for low-cost carriers Vueling and Norwegian Air Shuttle.