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 Puerto Plata Airport

Named after the famous Dominican military general, Gregorio Luperón International Airport is between Puerto Plata and Sosua on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic. It sits about 18 kilometres from Puerto Plata. Also known as Puerto Plata International Airport, it handles planes of varying sizes. Travellers looking to fly to Gregorio Luperón International Airport for the cheapest price can use the cheapest month search tool on Skyscanner to find the month with the best prices.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Gregorio Luperón International Airport

With temperatures rather warm year-round, Puerto Plata is a popular destination during colder Canadian winter months. Its busy season tends to peak from December to April. For travellers who aren't sure when they want to visit but want to find affordable airfare, they can use Skyscanner to find cheap flights to Gregorio Luperón International Airport.

Airlines that Fly to Gregorio Luperón International Airport

Air Canada, Air Transat, American Airlines, Condor, Sunwing Airlines, United Airlines, and WestJet fly to Gregorio Luperón International Airport. Popular carrier choices include Air Canada, Air Transat, and WestJet. Check out Skyscanner for a complete list of airlines that fly to the airport.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

Tourists arriving at the airport must pay a fee for a tourist card. All airports in the Dominican Republic have this fee. Travellers can stay for 30 days in the country; if they want to stay longer, they must pay an extra fee. The fee is about CA$13 and available at the customs and immigration desk.

Airport Facilities

The main passenger terminal at Gregorio Luperón International Airport features 10 gates. The terminal can handle 1,200 passengers each hour. The airport underwent major upgrades and now features several restaurants, fast food choices, and bars. Travellers can also check out the craft shops and pick up a souvenir. A foreign exchange booth, ATMs, and post office are available.

What to See and Do in Puerto Plata

Because of its natural landscape and proximity to the water, Puerto Plata and its beaches have become a popular tourist destination. Travellers can head to any one of its beaches, including Maimon, Long Beach, La Poza del Castillo, and Playa Dorada, among others. The highest point of the area is Pico Isabel de Torres, which reaches 793 metres, and visitors can trek to the mountain and visit its botanical garden. On the Beach of Cofresi, visitors find Ocean World Adventure Park, the largest man-made dolphin habitat in the world.


Located on the northwest side of the city, Fort San Felipe is a historic Spanish fort that protected the area from pirates. Visitors can check out the fort's museum and learn about battles fought nearby. Puerto Plata offers visitors stunning views and amazing attractions.Once travellers secure a car and find a hotel, they can explore all the area has to offer.

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 Transportation

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The airport is about 30 minutes from the centre of Puerto Plata. Taxis to or from downtown are available, and travellers can grab one outside the customs area. All taxis have standard rates, and most drivers have a copy. Many hotels have taxi stations on or near their property. Car rentals are available inside the terminal.

 Who flies to Puerto Plata

 Airport Contact Details

Puerto Plata Airport

Address:
Puerto Plata,
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Tel:+1 (0)809 5860408
Fax:+1 (0)809 5860311

Owner:
Aerodom Siglo XXI

 Location Details

Longitude:70° 34' 12'' W
Latitude:19° 45' 28'' N
IATA code:POP
ICAO code:MDPP

 Airport Location

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