Salamanca Airport forms part of the Matacán public civilian air station. It is situated fifteen kilometres to the east of the city, falling within the municipal districts of Machacón, Calvarrasa de Abajo and Villagonzalo de Tormes.

The passenger terminal, inaugurated in 2005, is a two-storey building. The ground floor has a departures area  and a boarding area, as well as an arrivals area and two baggage reclaim carousel. The second floor houses the secretariat, management and administration offices and the operations room.

In 2015, the airport handled 23,052 passengers and 8,076 operations.

Year Passengers Year Passengers
2006 29,308 2011 37,257
2007 65,216 2012 22,718
2008 60,103 2013 15,830
2009 53,088 2014 18,349
2010 43,179 2015 23,052