Passenger guide - Havana Cuba airport (HAV) 

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Havana Cuba airport (HAV)

José Martí International Airport, opened on February 24, 1930, is the main air terminal in Cuba. It operates with flights to destinations in the Caribbean, the American Continent, Europe and some locations in Africa and Asia. It also concentrates most domestic flights in the country.

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Number of Terminals - 3 - Terminals 1 (domestic flights), 2 (charter flights to and from the United States) and 3 (international flights). Open 24 hours a day and connected to each other via a shuttle bus service.
Annual passenger traffic: 5.7 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +53 7 266 4644. Information counters (available around the clock) are located on both levels of Terminal 3.



The airport is located 18 km (11 miles) southwest from Havana.

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The following companies operate offices inside the Arrivals area of Terminals 2 and 3:

Cubacar (Tel +49 89 3128 6947)
Havanautos (Tel +1 855 654 872 835)
Rex (Tel +53 7 642 6074 / 266 4874 - 24 hours a day)
Via Transgaviota (Tel +53 7 206 9935)

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

Food and Drinks- There is a great variety of restaurants, coffee shops and bars, especially in Terminal 3, with some options open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Duty-free shops inside Terminal 3, tobacconists, bookshops, newsagents.
Baggage- The lost and found office is situated in Terminal 3.
Other Services- Pharmacy, travel agencies, medical clinic, children's play area, smoking lounges.


Bus - Line P16 departs regularly from Terminal 1 to Terminal Santiago and Vedado, through Boyeros and Coppelia. Bus P12 goes through Terminal Santiago, Fontanar, Capdevila and Parque de la Fraternidad. Route P13 runs from Terminal Santiago to Parque de la Fraternidad, stopping at Calabazar, La Palma and the central train station. They do not have structured timetables and only accept local currency as payment.

Taxi - Metered vehicles are available 24 hours a day outside the terminals. Some operators are Taxis Cuba, Taxi in Havana (Tel +53 5 558 2684), Taxi in Cuba and Taxi Vinales (Tel +53 5 834 3180). The trip to the city centre takes between 20 and 30 minutes.


Most nearby hotels are located in the city centre. Hostal El Lirio (Tel +53 5 282 3748), Hostal Doña Amalia (Tel +53 7 645 2013), Hotel Nacional de Cuba (Tel +53 7 836 3564), NH Capri La Habana (Tel +53 7 839 7200), Four Points by Sheraton Havana (Tel +53 7 214 1470), Hostal Aeropuerto (Tel +53 5 282 1421), La Casa de Astrid (Tel +53 7 645 6433), Hotel Mariposa (Tel +53 7 204 9137), Casa El Alba B&B (Tel +53 5 389 0312), Sercotel Hotel San Alejandro (Tel +53 7 274 2400).


Outdoor parking lots are available 150 meters away from the terminals.


Lifts are situated at various points of the airport, in addition to ramps, adapted toilets and accessible telephones. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should contact their airline or travel agency in advance.

Latest updates: October, 08, 2018
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