Havana Jose Marti (HAV) Airport
Havana Jose Marti HAV Airport Overview
Havana Jose Marti International Airport HAV is Cuba's primary Airport, handling 80 percent of its international air traffic.
The 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 a year, Havana Jose Marti International is the 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 other side of the runway, all other terminals are on the opposite runway side - with International Terminal 2 , nearly opposite of Domestic T1; further down, near the cargo terminal is the largest of the terminals, International T3, followed by firestation & Hangar and the Aerocaribbean T5 near the end of the runway.
Terminal 1 of Jose Marti Airport is used primarily for domestic flights.
Terminal 2 of Jose Marti Airport, located on the north side of the airport, (across T1 and the runway) 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 of Jose Marti Airport, the International Terminal, is the largest and most modern one. 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.
Terminal 5 of Jose Marti Airport, located further down to the west of T3, 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.
To get from Havana Jose Marti International to your destination, you can rent a car (Cubanacar, Fenix, Rex, Transtou & Via - located at Arrivals), take a taxi (metered taxis fom Taxi Ok, tel. (07) 77 6666 or Panataxi,tel. (08) 55 5555) are at T3's exit door and can take you anywhere on the island); or taka a bus.
Minibus transfers can be arranged with tour operators, and a single person can buy a seat if space is available. Inquire at the Information booths of T2 & T3 or at a Tourist Information point as to your travel options.
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
Havana Jose Marti HAV Services
Airport, Airline & Flying Topics
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Havana Jose Marti HAV Airport Update History
- Updated HAV Airport Intro page - May 8, 2013
- Updated HAV Airports page - May 8, 2013
- Updated HAV Direct Flights page - Feb 24, 2013
- Updated HAV Main Terminals page - Jan 30, 2013