Passenger guide - Varadero airport (VRA) 

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Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport, opened on September 25, 1989, is one of the busiest in the country thanks to its tourist movement, receiving flights from Europe, North America and Central America.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 1.3 million passengers went through it in 2009.
Tel: +53 45 613 016 / 612 133.


The airport is located 10 km (6 miles) to the southwest of the city of Varadero.

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Bus - A regular service links the airport with the city, stopping at most points of interest, like the mall, the market and the main hotels. Journey time is 40 minutes and, once acquired, the ticket can be used without limits during the rest of the day.

Taxi - Cabs operate from outside the main building and the trip to downtown Varadero takes around 30 minutes.


Desks from companies CubacarHavanautosRex and Via are located in the Arrivals Hall. Information and bookings: Tel +53 45 667 539.


The airport has currency exchange bureaus, post office and public telephones. The VIP Lounge is located in the Departures area and is open during flight hours; it offers snacks, telephones, computers, drinks, newspapers and magazines, TV, smoking area (access by paying at the door).

Food and Drinks- Coffee shops and bars are available, mainly in the Departures Hall.
Shopping- There is a small duty-free shop in the Departures area and stores selling souvenirs, gifts, sweets, liquor, books, tobacco.
Baggage- Enquiries about missing luggage should be directed to the staff located in the baggage reclaim area.
Other Services- First aid room, children's playroom, smoking lounge, pharmacy.


There is an outdoor parking area opposite the terminal building.


Facilities are limited. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should arrange the proper services with their airline before their arrival.


The closest hotels include: Hotel Los Delfines (Tel +53 45 667 720), Casa de Mary y Angel (Tel +53 45 612 383), Beny's House (Tel +53 45 611 700), Hostal El Villareño (Tel +53 45 613 848), Hotel Canimao (Tel +53 45 261 014), Casa Cozy Corner (Tel +53 5 352 5949), Villa Serrano (Tel +53 45 290 940), Hostal Villamar (Tel +53 45 288 132), Hotelito Babalu (Tel +53 45 269 037), Hostal Ciro y Lourdes (Tel +53 45 617 657).

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Latest updates: August, 29, 2017
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