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Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport

Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OperatorECASA S.A.
Elevation64 m (210 ft)

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Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport is an international airport serving Varadero, Cuba and the province of Matanzas. The airport is located closer to the town of Matanzas than to Varadero. The closest airport to Varadero is Santa Marta Airport. Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport is the second busiest airport in Cuba after José Martí International Airport in Havana.

The terminal building has a few shops, duty free shop, cafeterias and crowded lounges. The ground handling equipment is imported mainly from North America.

There are three jet bridges, but air stairs are used for the remaining aircraft parking spaces on the apron by the terminal.

The airport is named for journalist and black rights activist in Cuba Juan Gualberto Gómez (1854-1933).

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