Nîmes Airport or Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes Airport is an airport located 9 km south-southeast of the city of Nîmes, in the village of Saint-Gilles near Garons. It is also known as Garons Airport or Nîmes Garons Airport. The airport serves the Provence region, including the communes of Nîmes and Alès in the Gard department, the Camargue area and the Cévennes.
It currently has some commercial services, operated by Irish carrier Ryanair however it also serves as a naval air base.* The Frence navy pulled out of here some years ago. Their former faiciities are now used by the Armee de Terre. The Securite Civile flying base formerly at Marseille has now moved here.
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