Abel Santamaría Airport

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Abel Santamaría Airport
Aeropuerto "Abel Santamaría"
Abel Santamaria Airport.jpg
Airport type Military/Public
Operator ECASA
Serves Santa Clara, Cuba
Elevation AMSL 103 m / 338 ft
Coordinates 22°29′32″N 079°56′37″W / 22.49222°N 79.94361°W / 22.49222; -79.94361Coordinates: 22°29′32″N 079°56′37″W / 22.49222°N 79.94361°W / 22.49222; -79.94361
Website santaclara.airportcuba.net
MUSC is located in Cuba
Location in Cuba
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 3,017 9,898 Asphalt
Source: Aerodrome chart[1]

Abel Santamaría Airport[2][3] (Spanish: Aeropuerto "Abel Santamaría"[4]) (IATA: SNUICAO: MUSC) is an international airport serving Santa Clara, the capital city of the Villa Clara Province in Cuba. It was named after the Cuban revolutionary Abel Santamaría.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
American Airlines Charter: Tampa, Miami
Air Canada Seasonal: Halifax, Ottawa
Air Canada Rouge Montréal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson
Air Transat Seasonal: Halifax, Montréal-Trudeau, Ottawa, Toronto-Pearson, Quebec City, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
Blue Panorama Milan-Malpensa
Condor Seasonal: Montego Bay, Munich[5][6]
Copa Airlines Panama City (begins December 9, 2014)
Cubana de Aviación Halifax, Havana, Montréal-Trudeau, Santiago de Cuba, Toronto-Pearson
JetBlue Airlines Charter: Tampa
Sun Country Charter: Miami and Tampa
Sunwing Airlines Montreal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson
Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Quebec City, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Windsor
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal: Manchester (UK)
WestJet Toronto-Pearson

Santa Clara Air Base[edit]

The airport is an inactive Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces air base:

Active Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces helicopter squadron air base, flying: – Mil Mi-17 (two seen flying around the airport in February 2013, and six on the ground including one being refueled)in the transport role and the Mi-24/35 in the troop support role.


  1. ^ Aerodrome chart Issued 30 October 2007
  2. ^ Airport information for MUSC at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ "Santa Clara: Planning a Trip". Frommers.com. Wiley Publishing, Inc. Retrieved 30 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Aeropuertos de Cuba" [Airports of Cuba] (in Spanish). El Instituto de Aeronáutica Civil de Cuba (IACC). Archived from the original on 18 June 2010. Retrieved 30 May 2010. 
  5. ^ http://www.condor.com/eu/fileadmin/dam/pdf/tcf-eu/06_The_Company/02_Press/Buchungsstart_Langstrecke_Wi1314_en_130305.pdf
  6. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2013/03/04/de-w13update1/

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