Santa Clara airport (SNU)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Abel Santamarí­a Airport is an international airport serving Santa Clara, the capital of the Villa Clara Province, in Cuba. It operates with international destinations in the Caribbean, North America and Europe.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals
- 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Air Canada Rouge, Air Transat, American Airlines, Bahamasair, Blue Panorama Airlines, Condor, Copa Airlines, Eurowings, Interjet, JetBlue, Nordwind Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet.
Annual passenger traffic:
Tel: +53 42 209 138 / 227 525 / 227 551. E-mail: [email protected] / [email protected]. Information desk in the central hall.


The airport is located 12 km (7 miles) to the north of Santa Clara.

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What services does Santa Clara airport (SNU) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, post office, public telephones and pre-paid Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- A snack bar is available in the Departures Hall, as well as vending machines outside the Arrivals Hall.
Shopping- There is a small shop with duty-free articles (mostly national products), liquor, tobacco and sweets.
Baggage- For inconveniences about lost or damaged luggage, contact the corresponding airline directly.
Other services- Medical clinic, travel agencies, smoking lounge.


Public and private transportation

Public Buses

There are no public services at the airport, but there's a station from Viazul (Tel +53 42 222 524) in the city centre, reachable by taxi (a trip of 20 minutes), with buses to everywhere in Cuba, including Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Ensenachos and Cayo Las Brujas.


Taxis are available in front of the Arrivals area. A ride from the airport to the Cayo Santa Maria/Ensenachos/Las Brujas hotel area takes approximately 90 minutes and the fare is around USD50.00-60.00. It is recommended to agree on a fare with the driver before the journey.

Chartered Shuttle bus

Most travellers arriving in Santa Clara by air already have a transfer pre-arranged by a tour operator and included in their vacation package. If that is your case, when you exit the terminal, you will be greeted by a representative from the tour operator, who will show you which shuttle bus to board for the transfer to your hotel.


Car rental agencies

The following companies have offices inside the terminal:

Cubacar (Tel +49 89 3128 6947)
Havanautos (Tel +1 855 654 872 835)
Rex (Tel +53 42 222 244 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Via Transgaviota (Tel +53 7 206 9935)

Booking in advance is recommended, especially during the high season.


Parking services at Santa Clara airport (SNU)

There is an outdoor parking lot in front of the terminal building.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

If you should require special assistance or wheelchairs, contact your airline at least 48 hours before your flight.

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Latest updates: November 22, 2019