Havana Jose Marti Airport in Cuba Unofficial Guide
Havana International Airport. Airport code: HAV
is also known as the Havana Jose Marti International Airport and it is located in the municipality of Boyeros, 9 miles or 15 kilometres away from Havana in the southwest direction. In travelling to the airport from the capital you should follow the Avenida Rancho Boyeros and drive until the Avenida van Troy. This is the main international and domestic gateway in
and it is named for the patriotic poet Jose Marti. Several million passengers pass through the airport annually.
The construction of
(HAV) began in March 1929 and the facility was officially opened on 24th February 1930. There are four terminals here. Terminal 2 was opened in 1988 and it is primarily used for charter flights and US-bound direct flights. Terminal 3 is ten years newer and is of international standards. It has three VIP lounges and features many jetways and facilities absent in Terminal 1.
Terminal 3ís upper level is the location for the departures and ticketing departments while baggage carousels and arrivals are catered for on the lower level. In the said Arrivals Area several rental car companies are represented including Rex, Via Rent-a-car, Rent a Car, Fenix and Cubanacar. Both the Arrivals and Departure offices feature information desks and the terminal also offers internet services in addition to a post office and a bank. The restaurants and bars here operate 24hrs a day.
The fourth terminal at Havana Airport is Terminal 5 which is used by Aerotaxi and Aerocaribbean. At present this terminal is temporarily being used to handle US flights as Terminal 2 is undergoing construction and remodelling.
Havana Airport Contact
Avenida Van Troy y Final, Rancho Boyeros, Havana City, Cuba
Havana International Airport (TIJ)
HAV Airport Arrivals
HAV Airport Departures
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