Cluj Avram Iancu International Airport R.A., entity found under the authority of Cluj County Council since 1997, is the second airport of the country and the first regional airport from Romania.
Cluj county has about 700,000 inhabitants. From this point of view, Cluj airport can be compared to airports in European cities like Geneva and Stuttgart, which every year have around 12 million, respectively 9 million passengers. In 2013, for the third year, Cluj Avram Iancu International Airport reached the number of 1,000,000 passengers. At this point, Cluj airport is the 2nd in Romania in terms of passenger numbers, after Bucharest Airports National Company. Within a radius of 170 km around the city live about 3 million potential passengers whose service is a fundamental concern for Cluj airport.