The Abel Santamaria airport (Aeropuerto Abel Santamaria) is a small-size international airport located near the city of Santa Clara which is the capital city of the Villa Clara province in Cuba.
Itís names in memory of Abel Santamaria Cuadrado (1927-1953) who was an important leader in the Cuban Revolutionary movement.
Itís a small aiport with limited facilities. Remodeling and expension of the airport was made in 2008 to be able to receive three times more passangers. The airport is also home to Mig-23BN fighters of the 14th Tactical Regiment of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, as well as helipads of military helicopters.
The Santa Clara airport has only one terminal which handles international and domestic flights. The terminal building is air-conditionned and non-smoking expect in one designated area. For more info click the Airport Facilities links in the right menu. Thereís no jet bridge, mobile staircases are used for embarking and disembarking passengers onto the tarmac.
For more information about this airport, facilities, formalities, arrivals/departures, and photos, please click the links in the right menu.