The Jose Marti International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Cuba serving more than 4 million passengers each year. It’s located in the town of Boyeros, 15 km (9 miles) southwest of Havana (Cuba’s capital city).
Havana Airport is the hub for the Cuban airlines "Cubana de Aviacion", "Aerogaviota" and "AeroCaribbean", and it also handles flights for more than 25 international airlines.
It is named in memory of the famous Cuban patriot and poet Jose Marti.
The "Aeropuerto Internacional Jose Marti" has four passenger terminals and one freight terminal :
Terminal 1 – Domestic Terminal:
It used to be the international terminal, it’s now used primarily for domestic flights and is located on the west side of runway 6. It’s mainly used by Cubana de Aviacion, Aerogaviota, and AeroCaribbean.
Terminal 2 – US Charters Terminal:
It handles mainly scheduled Special Authority charter flights to/from the United States. It’s located on the north side of the airport in front of runway 24 threshold. This terminal had been undergoing extensive renovations and expansion in the last few years.
Terminal 3 – International Terminal
This is the largest terminal and the most modern. It was inaugurated in 1998 by Fidel Castro and Canada's Prime Minister Jean Chretien. 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 (domestic and regional flights) and Aerotaxi (domestic charters). It's is located in the south east corner of the airfield, just south of the 24 threshold.
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 (71,000 cu ft) terminal has a 600 t. capacity, two refrigeration and freezing chambers, with humidity and gas controls.
There is a bus service between the terminals.
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About 30 minutes' drive west of Havana, there's a small domestic airport called "Aeropuerto Playa Baracoa", please note that it's a distinct airport and not another terminal of the Havana Jose Marti Airport. Airport Playa Baracoa is the hub for Aerogaviota airlines.