Frank País Airport

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Frank País International Airport
IATA: HOGICAO: MUHG
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator ECASA (Empresa Cubana de Aeropuertos y Servicios Aeronáuticos S.A.)
Serves Holguín
Location municipio of Holguin
Elevation AMSL 110 m / 361 ft
Coordinates 20°47′08″N 076°18′54″W / 20.78556°N 76.31500°W / 20.78556; -76.31500Coordinates: 20°47′08″N 076°18′54″W / 20.78556°N 76.31500°W / 20.78556; -76.31500
Website holguin.airportcuba.net
Map
MUHG is located in Cuba
MUHG
MUHG
Location in Cuba
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 3,238 10,623 Asphalt
Source: Aerodrome chart[1]

Frank País Airport (IATA: HOGICAO: MUHG) is an international airport that serves the city of Holguín in Cuba. It bears the name of Cuban revolutionary Frank País.

History[edit]

January 1, 1943 the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) set up postal operations for Levisa Bay using Army Post Office, Miami with the address: 4910 APO MIA.[2]

Holguín Air Base[edit]

The airport is headquarters to the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces Eastern Command. The airport is also the base for a fighter training centre of the 3710th Interceptor Squadron and Training

The base is home to several Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21BIS and UM aircraft. It is also home to a general purpose transport squadron using Mil Mi-17 (4-6) helicopters, stored at one end of the airport.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aero Caribbean Havana, Santiago de Cuba
Air Canada Rouge Montréal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson
Air Transat Montréal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson
Seasonal: Halifax, Ottawa, Québec City
American Airlines Charter: Miami, Tampa
ArkeFly Amsterdam
Blue Panorama Airlines Milan-Malpensa
Condor Frankfurt
Cubana de Aviación Havana, Montréal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson
Neos Milan-Malpensa
Sunwing Airlines Bagotville, Montréal-Trudeau, Québec City, Toronto-Pearson, Winnipeg
Thomas Cook Airlines London-Gatwick, Manchester (UK)
WestJet Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson[4]

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