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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 - 5 - Terminals 1 (domestic flights), 2 (charter flights to and from the United States), 3 (international flights), 5 (Aero Caribbean flights) and Aerovaradero (cargo). Open 24 hours a day and connected to each other via a shuttle bus service.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 5.3 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +53 7 266 4644. Information counters are located on both levels of Terminal 3.


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

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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 outside all terminals. Some operators are Panataxi (Tel +53 7 855 5555 / 5456), Taxis OK (Tel +53 7 877 6666) and Habanataxi (Tel +53 7 648 9086 / 9090). The trip to the city centre takes between 20 and 30 minutes.


Cubacar, Havanautos, Rex and Via have car rental offices inside the Arrivals area of Terminals 2 and 3. For information and booking, contact Tel +53 7 214 0090.


The airport has ATMs, bank, 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.


Outdoor parking lots next to terminals 1, 2 and 3 are available and within walking distance of the buildings.


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.


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), La Catalana (Tel +53 5 831 0738), Hostal Casa Camacho (Tel +53 5 229 1072), Hotel Saint John's (Tel +53 7 833 3740).

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Latest updates: August, 29, 2017
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