commune in Val-d'Oise, France

Gonesse is a commune. It is in Île-de-France in the Val-d'Oise department in north-central France. In 2019, 26,106 people lived there.

Coat of arms

The commune is in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, 16.5 km (10.3 mi) from the center. It is directly north of Le Bourget Airport, and it is six kilometres (four miles) south-west of Charles de Gaulle International Airport.

Today, Gonesse is known for the crash of the Concorde, on July 25, 2000. The plane crashed into a hotel, killing four people on the ground, as well the passengers and crew of the airplane.