Carcassonne airport: Carcassonne Airport (CCF)

Carcassonne Airport

This small airport is officially called Salvaza Airport, this is useful to know if you are driving with a car to the airport (see in Car and bus section). The airport is three kilometers outside of Carcassonne in the Languedoc area of southern France, approximately 90 kilometers southeast of Toulouse.

The budget airline Ryanair mainly uses this airport. In 2014 more than 400.000 passengers were processed. The company now flies from London-Stansted, Liverpool, Charleroi and Dublin.

Address

Aéroport de Carcassonne en Pays Cathare
Route de Montréal
11000 Carcassonne
France

Airport codes

IATA airport code: CCF
ICAO airport code: LFMK

Transport

Local transport

Train

There is no train connection with the airport but Carcassonne does have a train station.

Car and bus

The airport is on the A-61, exit 23, the posted signs are not very clear. From the highway first follow the signs to Mazamet. On the website you can find a map of the roads around the airport.

A shuttle bus that is connected with incoming flight times, leaves from the airport to Carcassonne. The bus stops at the train station, the Place Davilla, the Place Gambetta and in La Cité, the price is €5.00, and children under 7 years of age, travel free. The Aerobus service offers transportation from Carcassonne Airport into the region.

Car rental - Carcassonne Airport

There are five car rental companies: ADA, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Location Occitane. ADA and Location Occitane often have the cheapest offers. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.

Taxi

Taxis are in front of the Arrivals Hall, but often there are not enough to satisfy the demand. A ride to the center of Carcassonne costs approximately €12.00.

Airport Parking

The first half hour of parking is free, after that you pay €2.00 for the second half hour and €4.00 for 1-4 hours of parking, one day of parking costs €8.00 and a week costs €34.00. Frequent users of the airport can consider a parking pass that costs €150.00 for three months or €460.00 per year.

Services

Services

Hotels

Opposite the airport there is the modest hotel Air Motel Salvaza (tel: +33(0)468 103 550). The city of Carcassonne offers a selection of hotel options, a few of the options are: Orient Express Hotel de La Cité (tel: +33(0)468 719 871), Best Western Le Donjon Les Ramparts (tel: +33(0)468 112 300) and Domaine d'Auriac Relais & Chateau (tel: +33(0)468 257 222). For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to Booking.com, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

This small airport has a limited number of shops, there is a newspaper and magazine store and a store with local products. On the ground floor there is a snack bar, and on the first floor you can find a French restaurant, Le Salvaza (tel: +33(0)468 478 819), that serves excellent meals.

Baggage

By the general information counter you can inquire about misplaced baggage. You cannot store baggage at the airport.

Information

There is a central information point (tel: +33(0)468 719 646) for all information, arrival and departure times, the VIP lounge, tourist information, etc, you can also leave messages here.

Business

The airport has meeting facilities with a capacity of up to 300 people. There is also a VIP lounge (tel: +33(0)468 478 819). You can use fax and copy machines at the information point.

Disabled facilities

Disabled people can park for free, close to the terminal building. There are wheelchair ramps and adapted restrooms. There are still no elevators at this airport! You can ask for assistance at (tel: +33(0)468 719 646).

Other services

There are ATM's from Société Générale. In the women’s restrooms there are baby care facilities.

Contact

Contact

Address

Aéroport de Carcassonne en Pays Cathare
Route de Montréal
11000 Carcassonne
France

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +33(0)468 719 646
Fax: +33(0)468 719 648
Email: aeroport@carcassonne.cci.fr

Airport codes

IATA airport code: CCF
ICAO airport code: LFMK

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