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Puerto Plata airport (POP)

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Gregorio Luperón International Airport, opened in 1979, is one of the most important in the country. It operates with international destinations in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Europe.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 880,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +809 291 0000 ext. 221. E-mail: There is an information desk on the first level of the terminal and a tourist office next to the entrance to the immigration area.


The airport is located 18 km (11 miles) to the southeast of Puerto Plata.

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Car rental companies

Car rental counters are found outside the Customs area.

Alamo/National/Enterprise (Tel +809 586 0285 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Avis/Budget (Tel +809 586 0214 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Economy Rent a Car (Tel +809 975 2222)
Europcar (Tel +809 586 0215 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Fox (Tel +829 599 4343 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +809 586 0200 - 9:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Payless (Tel +809 586 0108 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - There are cab services to any destination inside the country that can be boarded outside the Customs area. Official airport operators are Sichopayma (Tel +809 320 4710), Sichoglu (Tel +809 571 3819) and Sichottuaryh (Tel +809 571 3819). Journey time to the city centre is around 25 minutes.


Parking services at Puerto Plata airport (POP)

24-hour, short- and long-term outdoor parking opposite the main building. Rates


Services for passengers with special needs

Facilities include adapted restrooms and reserved parking spaces close to the terminal. Special assistance and wheelchairs are offered if booked in advance.