The Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport is a medium-size international airport serving mainly the very popular beach resort of Varadero, and the province of Matanzas including the small beach resort of Jibacoa.

It’s the second largest and busiest airport in Cuba after the José Marti International Airport in Havana (the country’s capital). It's named after journalist and black rights activist Juan Gualberto Gómez (1854-1933). The airport handles both international and domestic flights and approximately 25% of Cuba’s air traffic.

The "Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Gualberto Gómez" has only one terminal building divided in two section Arrivals and Departures, where you can find a few snack bars, cafeteria, duty free shops, shops and souvenirs kiosks, public and VIP lounges, etc. For more information click the Airport Facilities links in the left menu. The terminal building is air-conditioned and non-smoking, except in one designated area.

There are 3 jetbridges, but mobile air-stairs are also used for the remaining aircraft parking spaces on the apron by the terminal. Most of their ground handling equipment is imported from North America.

For more information about this airport, facilities, formalities, ground transportation, arrivals/departures, photos, etc., please click the links in the left menu.


Varadero Travel Guide
Jibacoa Travel Guide
Cuba Travel

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