Kawama Airport

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Kawama Airport
Aeropuerto "Kawama"
Airport type Public
Serves Varadero, Matanzas Province, Cuba
Elevation AMSL 5 m / 16 ft
Coordinates 23°07′25″N 081°18′07″W / 23.12361°N 81.30194°W / 23.12361; -81.30194Coordinates: 23°07′25″N 081°18′07″W / 23.12361°N 81.30194°W / 23.12361; -81.30194
MUKW is located in Cuba
Location in Cuba
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,500 4,921 Asphalt
Source:Instituto de Aeronáutica Civil de Cuba,[1] DAFIF,[2][3]

Kawama Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto "Kawama"[1]) (IATA: VROICAO: MUKW) is an airport serving Varadero,[2] in the Matanzas Province in Cuba.[1]


The airport resides at an elevation of 5 m (16 ft) above mean sea level.[2] It has one runway designated 06/24 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,500 m × 45 m (4,921 ft × 148 ft).[1] The airport is remnant of the old Varadero airport which was replaced by the new international Varadero airport in the 90's. The runway was shortened and now is used only for small aircraft for touristic and sport purpose.


  1. ^ a b c d "Aeropuertos de Cuba" [Airports of Cuba] (in Spanish). Instituto de Aeronáutica Civil de Cuba (IACC). Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Airport information for MUKW at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ Airport information for MUKW at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).