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|Date of Independence:|
|20 May 1902|
|Total Area Ranking:|
|106 of 236 in the World|
|Population Size Ranking:|
|74 of 242 in the World|
Cuba is the largest and most westerly of the Great Antilles. The island’s shape is long, but relatively narrow. It is located between 74° to 85° western geographic longitude and 20° to 23° northern geographic latitude and has an area of 110,860 square
kilometres (42,793 square miles). The latitude and longitude of the capital, Havana, are about 82°22′ W and 23°08′ N.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in Cuba.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
The registration prefix ‘C-C’ was used 1919 to 1929.
The registration prefix ‘NM-‘ was used 1939 to 1945.
The registration prefix ‘C-‘ was used from ???? to 1945; eg: C-CAAA to C-CZZZ.
The registration prefix ‘CU-‘ is used from 1945 to present; eg: CU-C/P/T001 to CU-C/P/T999. (C/P/T depicting usage)
Military Air Arms
Central Government Agencies
Government Aviation – VIP transport is provided by chartered commercial operators
Border Guard Aviation (Tropas Guardafronteras)
Public Service Aviation
Medical Aviation – no helicopter medical rescue service
Police Aviation (Policía Nacional Revolucionaria)
To be added
None at present
Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Military Air Bases & Airfields
Museo de la Revolucion, Havana
Museo de Playa Giron, Playa Giron
Museo del Aire, La Lisa
Museo del Ministerio del Interior, Havana
Museo Historico Municipal Trinidad, Trinidad
Museo Municipal ‘Frank Pais Garcia’, Mayari Ariba
Palacio de Pioneros, Santiago de Cuba
Parque Lenin, Havana
Key Airshow Dates
None at present.
Central American and Caribbean Air Forces (Daniel Hagedorn)
Texan and Harvards in Latin America (Dan Hagedorn)
Latin American Fighters (Iñigo Guevara y Moyano)
Armed Forces of Latin America (Adrian English)
Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
World Air Forces Directory (Ian Carroll)
Military Balance (IISS)
World Air Power Journal 32, p.144-146