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Rodez Airport (RDZ), known as L'international Aeroport Rodez-Marcillac locally, is a small regional airport located just 13km northwest of the town of Rodez. Nestled in the Salles-la-Source region of France, the closest major cities are Montpellier and Toulouse, both due south of the airport. Rodez Airport is located just off the E72/E09 and E11 motorways and provides good access to the French seaside. Exploring this coastal area by car is the best way to fully experience the natural beauty of the region. Car hire at Rodez Airport is the perfect way to do this.
Rodez Airport ranks 25th, in terms of size, among all the French domestic airports and handles about 150,000 passengers annually. Because of its two runways, the airport is able to service both international and domestic flights. Air France operates a flight to Paris (Orly), Hex'Air flies to Lyon, Ryanair to Dublin (seasonal) and London Stansted and Spanair flies to Palma de Mallorca in Spain.
The airport has continued to expand and now has a proper Departures lounge, as well as parking for 1,000 vehicles. Passengers will find a fairly standard range of amenities in this single terminal airport, with good access for disabled passengers. Cheap car hire at Rodez Airport is the best way to get to and from the airport.
The airport is located close to Rodez, which is also the capital of the Aveyron region. Located in southern France, Rodez is a gateway into the Mediterranean coastal region, with popular vacation spots such as Marseilles, La Seyne-sur-Mer and even Nice located within driving distance. Car rental at Rodez Airport is an excellent starting point.
Rodez Airport is also a gateway into the Parc National des Cevennes. This park receives over one million visitors annually and is one of the only protected national parks where hunting is still allowed. The park covers an enormous area of about 912 sq km and access by car is the best way to explore the park. Car hire at Rodez Airport is the most convenient place to hire a car to explore this area.