Havana Jose Marti (HAV) Airport
Havana Jose Marti HAV Airport Overview
HAV Airport is located in the town of Boyeros, 15 km southwest of the capital city of Havana, on the East Coast of the Island of Cuba, West Indies.
With a 4,000 meter runway and an estimated 4 million passengers per annum, Havana Jose Marti International is hub for Cubana de Aviacion and Aerocaribbean and is served by good number of international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
While flights to the U.S. are operated as scheduled 'Special Authority Charters', a number of major US airports are now allowed to provide service to passengers who are either Cuban citizens, or are visiting relatives in Cuba, or are either involved in specific agricultural businesses or travel for religious reasons.
Jose Marti International Airport has four passenger terminals - Domestic Terminal T1, International Terminals T2 & T3, and the Caribbean T5 - all served by frequent shuttle buses. While the Domestic Terminal 1 is on the north side of the runway, all other terminals - are on the south side of the runway and are not connected: past T2 (near the cargo terminal) is T3 - largest of the terminals, followed by firestation & Hangar and then T5 (the Aerocaribbean terminal) near the end of the runway.
Terminal 1 is used primarily for domestic flights.
Terminal 2 handles mainly chartered flights to/from Miami & New York for U.S. residents with a special US permit, and Cuban citizens with U.S. visas (subject to change). T2's amenities include bars, restaurants, book shops and a rental car desk in the arrivals area.
Terminal 3 is the largest and most modern one. All international flights (other than those listed at Terminal 2) arrive & depart from this terminal. Rental cars are available in its arrival area and include Rex, a limousine and luxury-car rental. Its restaurants and bars are open 24/7. Information desks are located in both the arrivals and departure areas. Other amenities include a Cadeca's foreign exchange, post office, travel agency, pharmacy, and internet access. Two VIP lounges (tel. (07) 642 6225 or 649 0071) are located at Arrivals & Departures and offer business services such as fax & copy services & private rooms, with snacks & refreshments.
As of July 2013 Terminal 3's overhaul project is intended to improve current overcrowding conditions. It will include 8 boarding bridges, expansion of parking area , new walkways, added check-in counters, improvements to lighting & air conditioning - and upgreade to the Terminal's eastern part to accommodate larger carriers.
Terminal 5 of Jose Marti Airport, is mainly used by Aerocaribbean, as well as by Aerotaxi, a Cuban charter airline.
Parking options at Havana Jose Marti International include short-term & long-term parking; with 750 spaces at T3 and 500 spaces at T1 & T2, all located within 150 meters of their respective terminals. The parking area is presently being extended.
Present and future Airport developments: Terminal 3's extension & upgrade work is expected to be concluded by late 2013/early 2014.
Avenida Van Troy y Final, Rancho Boyeros
- Website for Havana Jose Marti: http://www.iacc.gov.cu/aerodromos.asp?siglas='MUHA'
- Phone: +53 (0)7 864 9177