Situated at 3km from Carcassonne in the department of Aude, Carcassonne-Salvaza Airport is an international airport complex that currently handles around 400,000 passengers each year. The airport operates a dozen daily flights. Covering 1, 000 m², the single terminal building can cater for up to 1,000,000 passengers a year. There are 400 car parking spaces for passenger use and the first 15 minutes are free. Carcassonne-Salvaza Airport provides a regular bus transfer service to the town of Carcassonne and taxis are available from a taxi rank situated by the entrance to the terminal. The airport has a restaurant/café that is open seven days a week; daily opening times extend from the first to the last flight of the day.