Maximo Gomez Airport – AVI
Maximo Gomez Airport was a regional airport located in Ciego de Avila, Cuba. It served the province of Ciego de Avila and worked under the IATA code AVI and the ICAO code MUCA. The airport is owned by the local government and was operated by the government as well. It sits at an elevation of 335 feet above mean sea level. There is one asphalt runway that measures 11,588 feet. Maximo Gomez Airport is named after Maximo Gomez, a Major General during the Ten Year’s War and a military commander during the Cuban War of Independence.
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In the 1990s, Maximo Gomez Airport mostly handled flights from Canada, accommodating tourists who were going to the resorts in Caya Coco. These flights have since dropped off after the construction of the bigger and more modern Jardines Del Rey Airport in 2002. There were also schedule flights to Havana for a short time after. Maximo Gomez Airport was later closed when all of its scheduled flights were redirected to Jardine Del Rey. Cities, towns, villages, and suburbs found near the airport include Cayo Coco, Moron, Ciego de Avila, and Chambas.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Some of the top hotels that are located in the area previously served by the Maximo Gomez Airport include Oceans Arena Blanca and the Melia Cayo Coco. Another well-reviewed property is the Hotel Tryp Cayo Coco.
Alternate airports to the Maximo Gomez Airport include Jardines del Rey (CCC), located in Cayo Cooc, Cuba and the Santa Clara Airport (SNU), located in Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba.
On this page it is easy to search for Ciego de Avila, Cuba airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Ciego de Avila, Cuba (AVI-Maximo Gomez) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the AVI airport.
Most of these AVI
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Ciego de Avila, Cuba
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Map of Ciego de Avila, Cuba Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Ciego de Avila, Cuba (AVI-Maximo Gomez)
If you planning to travel to Ciego de Avila, Cuba (AVI-Maximo Gomez), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 11:11 AM.
The temperature feels like 85.4 with a humidity level of 82 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 18 percent with visibility at 14.7 percent.
Today’s UV index is 10, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling south-southeast at a speed of 6 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 11:08 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for Ciego de Avila, Cuba AVI airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free AVI airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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