Havana Airport (airport code: HAV) Overview, Facilities, and Services

José Martí International Airport – HAV

Airport Codes
IATA airport code: HAV
ICAO airport code: MUHA

Airport history and location
José Martí International Airport – also known by its former name Rancho-Boyeros Airport – is an international airport located 15 km southwest of Havana, Cuba. It is the center of Cuban Aviation and former Latin American hub for the Soviet, later Russian, airline Aeroflot.
It is Cuba’s main international and domestic airport and serves several million passengers each year. The airport is operated by Empresa Cubana de Aeropuertos y Servicios Aeronáuticos (ECASA).
The airport is in the municipality of Boyeros and connects Havana with the rest of the Caribbean, North, Central, and South America, Europe, Africa (to Luanda by TAAG Angola Airlines) and Asia (to Beijing, via Montreal by Air China).
It is named after the patriot and poet José Martí.

Airport Address
The HAVANA Jose Marti International Airport is located in the province of La Habana, more precisely in the town of Boyeros, 15 km (9 miles) southwest of Havana, the capital city of Cuba.
Address: Avenida Van Troi, Boyeros, La Habana, Cuba
Longitude: 82º 24 33″ W | Latitude: 22º 59 21″ N

Airport contact information
Address: Aeropuerto Internacional Jose Marti, Avenida Nguyen Van Troi, Boyeros, La Habana, Cuba
Phone: (53 7) 266 4644 / (53 7) 33 5777

The HAVANA Jose Marti International Airport has four passenger terminals and one freight terminal :
Terminal 1 – Domestic Terminal
It is used primarily for domestic flights and is located on the west side of runway 6. Its mainly used by Cubana de Aviacion, Aerogaviota, and Afro-Caribbean.

Terminal 2 – US Charters Terminal
It handles scheduled Special Authority charter flights to and from the United States. It’s located on the north side of the airport in front of runway 24. This terminal is currently under construction for expansion purposes.

Terminal 3 – International Terminal
The largest and most modern terminal. It handles flights for more than 25 international airlines, serving approximately 60 destinations in more than 30 countries. It’s located halfway down the north side of the runway.

Terminal 5 – Caribbean Terminal
It’s mainly used by the Cuban airlines AeroCaribbean for domestic and regional flights and Aerotaxi for domestic charters. It’s is located in the southeast corner of the airfield.

Aerovaradero Freight Terminal
This terminal deals with cargo. It was opened in 2002 by ELCA S.A. (Empresa Logística de Carga Aérea). This 2,000 m3 terminal has a 600t. capacity, two refrigeration and freezing chambers, with humidity and gas controls.

The Havana Jose Marti International Airport (HAV) in Cuba is connected by:
– Chartered Shuttle bus: Travelers arriving in Havana usually have the transfers pre-arranged by a tour operator. Upon exit of the terminal, the Tour Operator representative escorts visitors to their shuttle bus to the hotel.
– Taxi: Taxis are always available in front of all the terminal buildings. A taxi ride from the airport to downtown Havana takes approximately 20-30 minutes and costs 20-25 CUC one-way (equivalent to USD 20-25).
– Public Buses: There’s no public bus service to and from the International Terminal. There is a Viazul bus station in the Vedado district of Havana, approximately 15 km from the airport. Local buses are available at Terminal 1 (Domestic Terminal), but payment is required in Cuban National Pesos (CUP), not in CUC (convertible pesos). A shuttle bus is available between terminals.
– Car Rental: All car rental agencies are located in the Arrivals area or outside parking. Booking in advance is recommended.
-Terminal 3 – International: Cubacar, Rex, Havanautos, and Via Transgaviota.
-Terminal 2 – US Charters: Via Transgaviota, Havanautos, Cubacar, and Rex.
-Terminal 5 – Caribbean: Via Transgaviota.

Havana Jose Marti International Airport (HAV) Restaurants, Bars and Shops
In Terminal 3, the main International Terminal there are:
– Several restaurants, cafeteria and snack bars, open 24/7
– Several bars open 24/7
– Duty-Free shops (national and International products)
– Several souvenirs boutiques and kiosks
– Rum & cigar shops
– Drugstore
– Bookstores
In Terminal 2, US charters terminal there are:
– Restaurant (on the second floor)
– Bars
– Bookstore

Facilities at the Havana Jose Marti International Airport
In Terminal 3, the main International Terminal there are:
– Cuban Immigration/Customs
– Ticketing and Departures on the upper level
– Arrivals and Baggage Claim are on the lower level
– Tourist Information Desk on both levels
– ATMs available on both levels
– Post Office
– CADECA currency exchange desks on both levels
– Internet access
– Enclosed smoking areas
– Tours Operators and travel agencies offices
– Car Rental offices
– Taxi stand
– Large public gate lounges, and 2 VIP lounges on Departures level (20 CUC, includes: express check-in, comfortable seating, open bar and snacks, TV, newspapers)
– Public phones, both national and international
– Medical facilities & pharmacy
– Disabled facilities: There are two lifts in the Departures Hall and two in Arrivals Hall. Wheelchair service is also available between the aircraft and Arrivals or Departures
– Lost and Found office
– Children’s play area
– Bathrooms
– Restaurants and shops
In Terminal 2, US charters terminal there are:
– Cuban Immigration/Customs
– Baggage Claim (Arrivals)
– Currency exchange desk
– No ATM
– Car Rental offices
– Taxi stand
– Public phones, both national and international
– Bathrooms
– Restaurants and shops
In Terminal 1, Domestic Terminal:
– Taxi stand
– Public phones (national and international)
– Bathrooms
– Public Bus to Havana
Please note that there are Not available:
– No luggage lockers
– No Hotels close by
– Free Wi-Fi internet