The Frank Pais International airport is a small-size airport located 13 km (8 mi) southwest of the city of Holguin which is the capital city of the province of Holguin, Cuba.

It serves the province of Holguin and the popular resort destination of Guardalavaca (aka Holguin) where several all-inclusive resorts are located on 4 beach areas: Playa Pesquero, Playa Yuraguanal (Turquesa), Playa Esmeralada, and Playa Guardalavaca; and also many other eastern regions of Cuba, such as Las Tunas, Playa Covarrubias, Cayo Saetia, Rafael Freyre, Gibara, Banes, etc.

It is named in memory of the Cuban revolutionary Frank Pais (1934-1957).

The airport has 2 terminals: An International Terminal and a small Domestic Terminal. The main international terminal is where most of the airport’s facilities can be found. The terminal building is air-conditioned and non-smoking, except in one designated area. There are no jetbridges, 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 left menu.


Holguin Travel Guide
Cuba Travel website of the Ministerio de Turismo de Cuba (MINTUR)

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