Craiova International Airport (IATA: CRA, ICAO: LRCV) is located in south-western part of Romania, 7 km (4.3 mi) east of Craiova municipality, one of Romania's largest cities. The airport region is the headquarters of Avioane Craiova SA (formerly known as IRAv Craiova), the company which built the Romanian IAR-93 and IAR-99 aircraft.
A new terminal was opened at Craiova airport in December 2010.
Since July 2014 Craiova Airport is base for Wizz Air which serves 5 destinations in 3 countries: Italy - Rome Ciampino with 2 weekly flights, Bologna with 2 weekly flights and Milan Bergamo with 4 weekly flights; Spain - Barcelona with 2 weekly flights; United Kingdom - London Luton with 3 weekly flights. On 15 May 2015 Wizz Air announced that they would suspend flights to and from Craiova airport from 1 June 2015 until mid-September 2015, due to a runway renovation. A local government official said that charter flights would not be affected.
The airport is connected to the city via bus route 9 (Metro-Central Market-Craiovița Nouă) of the public transport company RAT Craiova. There is a station in front of the airport with all-day service time. Tickets can be purchased from the bus drivers at a cost of 2.5 RON (€ 0.60). Taxis are also available at a cost of around 1.5 RON/km.