Carcassonne Salvaza Airport or Carcassonne Airport (Aéroport de Carcassonne en Pays Cathare) is the main airport serving the town of Carcassonne and the south of Languedoc. It is located on the northern edge of the city, in the Aude department . It handles commercial national and international flights as well as private, non-regular air traffic. The airport can cater for aircraft operating under VFR.
In the late 1990s the airport started taking budget flights (such as Ryanair) to and from European airports and in 2006 had regular flight connections with Dublin, Shannon, Stansted, Liverpool, East Midlands and Charleroi.