Frank País Airport

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Frank País Airport
Airport Holguin.JPG
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
MUHG is located in Cuba
Location in Cuba
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.


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 Seasonal: Ottawa
Air Canada Rouge Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson
Air Transat Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson
Seasonal: Halifax, Ottawa, Québec City
American Airlines Miami (begins 7 September 2016)[4]
Charter: Tampa
Blue Panorama Airlines Milan–Malpensa, Rome–Fiumicino
Cayman Airways Cayman Brac
Condor Frankfurt
Copa Airlines Panama City
Cubana de Aviación Havana, Santo Domingo, Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson
Eastern Air Lines Charter: Miami
Neos Milan–Malpensa
Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas Seasonal: Madrid (begins 5 September 2016)[5]
Silver Airways Fort Lauderdale (begins 27 October 2016)[6]
Sunwing Airlines Bagotville, Montréal–Trudeau, Québec City, Toronto–Pearson, Winnipeg
Seasonal: Charlottetown, London (ON), Regina
Thomas Cook Airlines London–Gatwick, Manchester (UK)
TUI Airlines Netherlands Amsterdam
WestJet Seasonal: Toronto–Pearson


  1. ^ Aerodrome chart Issued 30 October 2007
  2. ^ "Post Offices of the USAAF". 
  3. ^
  4. ^ Liu, Jim (15 June 2016). "American Airlines Details Planned Cuba Schedule from Sep 2016". Retrieved 15 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Plus Ultra Files New Preliminary Long-Haul Schedules from July 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Liu, Jim (15 June 2016). "Silver Airways Opens Reservation for Cuba Service from Sep 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 15 June 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Frank País Airport at Wikimedia Commons