Jose Marti Airport | Havana Cuba

Jose Marti Airport

Jose Marti Airport

Jose Marti airport (IATA – HAV) located in the Boyeros district on the outskirts of Havana is Cuba´s largest airport. Currently three terminals exist at Jose Marti Airport, terminal 3 being the most modern being constructed ina joint venture with a Canadian company.
Jose Marti Airport known by older Cubans as its former name Rancho Boyeros Airport, situated 15 km (8.9 mi) to the south of Havana, Cuba. The main center and flight hub for Aerogaviota , Cubana de Aviación, and Aero Caribbean. It is Cuba’s foremost international and domestic gateway, it serves several million passengers each year, 85 % of Cuba’s international passengers along with Varadero’s Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport.
Jose Marti Airport links Havana with the most of the Caribbean, North, Central and South America, Europe. European flights adding up to the majority of inbound carriers at the present time but this situation may change as more U.S airports are being aprroved to offer flights to Cuba. The airport is named after Cuba´s much loved poet José Martí.
In the mid 90s charter flights began from Miami and New York City to Jose Marti Airport for Cuba Americans and, during the Obama presidency the airports now allowed to off flights to Cuba from the USA are Tampa, Key West, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles and New Orleans.
There are currently four passenger terminals in use at Jose Marti Airport plus a freight terminal. Terminal 1 is used primarily for domestic flights. Terminal 2 opened in 1988 primarily for charter flights to the United States. Ten years later on April 27, 1998, the International Terminal 3 Havana was opened by Canada’s then Prime Minister, Jean Chrétien, and Cuban ex-president, Fidel Castro. International Terminal 3 offers many modern facilities and jet ways that the former international terminal 1 did not provide. Terminal 5 is operated by Aerocaribbean.

“Jose Marti Airport | Hub of the Caribbean”

The major European carriers using Jose Marti Airport to transport passengers to Cuba are:


    The modern Terminal 3 Jose Marti Airport offers world class restaurants, duty free, on site Cuba car rental offices, ticket sales, Cuba hotel booking offices along with full VIP services via the VIP Lounge

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