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Havana Airport (HAV) Information

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Havana International Airport

Where is Havana Airport?  

Prior to the Communist revolution, Havana was a Caribbean vacation hot spot. Since the 90's, when the country reopened to tourism, Cuba has become a popular with tourists once again, albeit with few Americans (due to an almost total ban on travel maintained by the U.S. government). 

Today's Havana can essentially be described as three cities in one: Old Havana (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Vedado (home of the Malecón breakwater), and the newer suburbs. With its tropical climate, with warm, humid weather all year long, Havana can make for pleasant exploring, when you're not at the pool!

Havana International Airport (IATA: HAV, ICAO: MUHA), officially José Martí International Airport, or José Martí Airport, sometimes known by its former name Rancho-Boyeros Airport, and usually just called or Havana Airport is located in Boyeros, southwest of Havana, Cuba. It is also referred to by its Havana airport code: HAV. It is named in memory of patriot and poet José Martí.

In 2011, Havana Airport served 4,067,980 passengers. Of all the airports in Cuba, Havana Airport is the main international and domestic gateway, followed by Varadero Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport (VRA).

Airlines that fly to the main airport in Cuba in Havana include Aerocaribbean (hub), Aeroflot, Aerogaviota (hub), Air Canada, Air Caraïbes, Air Europa, Air France, American Airlines, American Eagle, Avianca, Bahamasair, Blue Panorama Airlines, Cayman Airways, Condor, Conviasa, Copa Airlines, Cubana (hub), Delta Air Lines, Iberia, Interjet, JetBlue Airways, KLM, Lacsa, LAN Perú, Miami Air International, Neos, Orbest, Sky King, Sunwing Airlines, TAAG Angola Airlines, TACA Airlines, TACA Perú, TAME, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.

Flights to Havana Cuba Airport arrive from destinations around the world, including Atlanta, Amsterdam, Baracoa, Bayamo, Bogota, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Camagüey, Cancún, Caracas, Cayo Coco, Cayo Largo del Sur, Cayo Santa Maria, Chicago, Ciego de Ávila, Fort Lauderdale, Frankfurt, Grand Cayman, Guantánamo, Halifax, Holguín, Kingston, Lima, Lisbon, London, Luanda, Madrid, Managua, Manzanillo, Mexico City, Miami, Milan, Montego Bay, Monterrey, Montreal, Moscow, Nassau, Nueva Gerona, New York, Panama City, Paris, Pointe-à-Pitre, Quinto, Rome, San José de Costa Rica, San Pedro Sula, San Salvador, Santa Clara, Santiago de Cuba, Santo Domingo, Tampa, Toronto, Trinidad and Victoria de las Tunas.

Your best bet for a Havana Airport transfer is a taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.


 Other Items of Interest at Havana Airport

Services at Havana Airport include: 

  • Many cafes/bars open 24 hours
  • Cigar store
  • Bookstores
  • Pharmacy
  • Medical facilities
  • Children's play area


Cuba has a Departure Tax of 25 CUC which must be paid, in cash only, when leaving the country. After you check-in for your departing flight, look for the nearby "Departure Tax" window. Be sure you get a stamp on your boarding pass.

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Last Updated: 18 Dec 2017