Bourget, Le

Bourget, Le,

town (1990 pop. 11,728), Seine–Saint-Denis dept., N central France. A suburb of Paris, it is the site of Le Bourget airport, once Paris's main airport but now overshadowed by Charles-de-Gaulle. Charles LindberghLindbergh, Charles Augustus,
1902–74, American aviator who made the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight, b. Detroit; son of Charles A. Lindbergh (1859–1924). He left the Univ. of Wisconsin (1922) to study flying.
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 landed at Le Bourget after his transatlantic flight of 1927. There is an aviation and space museum.
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