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 2019, the airport handled 17,768 passengers and 10,132 operations.

Year Passengers Year Passengers
2010 43,179 2015 23,052
2011 37,257 2016 15,525
2012 22,718 2017 5,030
2013 15,830 2018 14,646
2014 18,349 2019 17.768