José Martí International Airport
José Martí International Airport lies 15 kilometers to the southwestern direction from Cuba’s capital Havana in Boyeros municipality. The airport code is HAV.
Built in 1930, José Martí Airport replaced former Havana airport. To perpetuate the memory of famous Cuban poet and national hero José Martí it was named in his honor.
More than 20 international air carriers take off and land on runway on a daily basis. Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air China, KLM, Virgin Atlantic and Neos provide flight to Europe, while others – to South America and Caribbean. The flag carrier Copa Airlines is based here.
Current airport buildings include four passenger terminals linked by a regular bus shuttle, runway 4km long and airport taxi José Martí International Airport. Car parks for taxi to José Martí International Airport are provided in front of terminal 1, 2 and 3. Passengers may book cheap taxi, have a lunch at several eateries and stay at nearby hotels (Havana Hotel, Palco Hotel, Melia Habana Hotel) by airport taxi José Martí International Airport.
Local buses service link airport to Havana center but travelers experience problems with fares in non-convertible currency. Taxi from José Martí International Airport drivers charge from 20 Cuban currency for 20-minutes journey to the capital by taxi service, better to check the meter counter of taxi José Martí International Airport turned on before.