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 Cumana Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets, and Travel Deals

Cheap Flights to Cumana Airport

Officially known as Antonio Jose Sucre Airport, Cumana Airport (CUM) is an international air facility situated approximately nine kilometres to the north-east of Cumana, Venezuela. The airport serves as the main gateway to the state of Sucre, which is famous for its pink-sand beach, Playa Rosada. Skyscanner's flight search can help you find and compare the best deals on flights to Cumana Airport. Simply enter your travel information into the search fields to view the cheapest available flights. If you haven't settled on a departure date yet, try using Skyscanner's convenient Whole Month search tool to compare airfares on different days of the month.

Best Time to Fly to Cumana Airport

Cumana experiences a tropical climate characterized by two distinct seasons: a dry season, which typically runs from December through February and a wet season, which runs from June to September. The most popular time of year to visit the city is during the dry season. Flight prices and hotel rates tend to be at their highest at this time of year. For budget-conscious travellers, the best times to visit the city are during the shoulder seasons (March through May and October through November). During these months, you'll enjoy minimal rainfall, fewer tourist crowds, and lower travel costs. Skyscanner's Price Alert tool can notify you of changes in flight prices for a specific travel date. Click here to learn more about setting price alerts.

Airlines That Fly to Cumana Airport

There are no airlines serving direct flights to Cumana Airport. The only way to reach this facility is to connect through Caracas on a Conviasa or Estelar Latinoamerica flight. The estimated flight time between Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS) and Cumana Airport is one hour and ten minutes.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

Cumana Airport consists of two passenger terminals (a domestic terminal and an international terminal) and a single 3,100-metre-long runway. There are no jet bridges connecting the terminal to the runway; arriving passengers must disembark onto the tarmac before proceeding to the main building. Cumana Airport is conveniently situated off of Av. Rotaria, which connects motorists to the city centre in just 15 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. The facility is served by several local taxi services, as well as car hire agencies and hotel shuttles. A hotel shuttle ride to the city centre takes 15 to 20 minutes, depending on where in Cumana you're staying.

Airport Facilities

Being a relatively small air facility, Cumana Airport has limited services and facilities. That said, arriving passengers will find a few convenient amenities onsite -- including a currency exchange desk, a full-service bank, and car rental desks. There are no food concessions or restaurants at the airport, so you'll want to be sure to grab a bite to eat before boarding your connecting flight in Caracas.

What to See and Do in Cumana

Cumana is home to several old Spanish forts that provide a good starting point for any tour of the city. Two to note are Castillo de Santa Maria de la Cabeza dates back to the mid-17th century, and Castillo de San Antonio de la Eminencia, where Venezuelan leader Jose Antonio Paez was imprisoned from 1849 to 1850. A few other points of interest to add to your itinerary are the Museo del Mar (Maritime Museum) and Mochima National Park.

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 Location Details

Longitude:64° 8' 3'' W
Latitude:10° 27' 7'' N
IATA code:CUM
ICAO code:SVCU

 Airport Location

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