Varadero airport (VRA)

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Varadero airport (VRA)

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: 1.6 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +53 45 613 016 / 247 015.


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

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Car rental companies

Desks are located in the Arrivals Hall.

Cubacar (Tel +49 89 3128 6947)
Havanautos (Tel +1 855 654 872 835)
Rex (Tel +53 45 667 739 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Via Transgaviota (Tel +53 7 206 9935)


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What services does Varadero airport (VRA) facilities include

The airport has currency exchange bureaus, post office and public telephones. The VIP Lounge is located in the Departures area and opens from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm; 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, baby changing facilities.


Public and private transportation

Bus - A regular service from Viazul (Tel +53 7 883 6092) links the airport with the city, stopping at most points of interest, like the mall, the market and the main hotels. Journey time is 15-20 minutes. Other destinations include Bayamo, Camagüey, Guntánamo, La Habana, Playa Larga, Santa Clara and Viñales. Schedules and fares

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


Parking services at Varadero airport (VRA)

There is an outdoor parking area opposite the terminal building.


Services for passengers with special needs

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