Santa Clara airport (SNU)

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Santa Clara airport (SNU)

Abel Santamaría Airport is an international airport serving Santa Clara, the capital city of the Villa Clara Province in Cuba. It operates with several international destinations such as Milan-Malpensa, Miami, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec, Panama City, Mexico City, Warsaw and others

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Number of Terminals - 1 -  open 24 hours.
Airlines: Sunwing, American Airlines, Swift Air, Blue-Express, Air Transat, Copa Airlines, Interjet, JetBlue Airways, Blue Panorama Airlines, Wow Air, Travel Service Polska
Annual passenger traffic:
Tel.(53 42) 20 9138 / 22 7525 / 22 7551


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

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Car rental companies

Cubacar, Rex Rent-a-Car, Havanautos, and Via Rent-a-Car Transgaviota.

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


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What services does Santa Clara airport (SNU) facilities include

The airport has Currency exchange desk, Public phones (national and international), VIP lounge (20 CUC, includes: express check-in, comfortable seating, open bar and snacks, TV, newspapers) 

Food and Drinks - restaurants, snacks bars and shops are located in the Departure Gates lounge area (after Customs and Security checkpoints) and refreshments vendors outside terminal
Shopping - small Duty Free Shop (mostly national products), Liquor/Cigars/Chocolate Shop
Baggage - For inconvenience with the luggage (lost or damage), contact to the airline.
Other services - Enclosed smoking area


Accommodation near Santa Clara airport (SNU)

Santa Clara Libre (1.2 km), Hotel Horizontes La Granjita (6.9 km)


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Public and private transportation

Public Buses:

There’s no VIAZUL bus service or any other public bus station at the Santa Clara Airport but there's a VIAZUL station in Santa Cara city, reachable by taxi (20 min.). VIAZUL buses go everywhere in Cuba, including Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Ensenachos, Cayo Las Brujas.


Taxis are available in front of the Arrivals terminal building. A taxi ride from the airport to the Cayos Santa Maria/Ensenachos/Las Brujas hotels takes aproximately 90 minutes and fare ranges between 50-60 CUC.  It is recommended to agree the fare first.

Chartered Shuttle bus:

Most travelers arriving in Santa Clara by air already have the transfers pre-arranged by a tour operator and included in their vacation package. If it's your case, then when you exit the terminal you will be greeted by your Tour Operator representative who will show you which shuttle bus to board for the transfer to your hotel.


Parking services at Santa Clara airport (SNU)

The open air parking lots are in front of the terminal building.


Services for passengers with special needs

If you require special assistance, contact your airline at least 48 hours prior to your flight.