Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne Airport is an airport serving the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. It is located 6.7 km east of the city, in Aulnat, both communes of the Puy-de-Dôme department in the Auvergne region of France, in the middle of France. It is the main airport of the Auvergne region, the others are Aurillac airport and Le-Puy-en-Velay airport. In 2013, the airport handled 416,600 passengers making it the 29th busiest airport in France.
In 1916 the first hard runway was built on this site , the first terminal would open at the airport a few years later in 1937. The terminal had a size 200m². In 1975 the runway was extended to its current 3,015 m. A year later in 1976 the airport had a category 3 ILS system installed. The current terminal was built in 1992.
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