Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón Airport Guide (POP)

Airport info
Code: POP
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport is located in the Silver Port province, 18km (11 miles) to the east of Puerto Plata on the north coast of the Dominican Republic.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +1
+1 809 291 0000
Timezone: GMT -04:00

Located in the north of the Dominican Republic, Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón is the gateway to the city of Puerto Plata and the popular resorts of Playa Dorada and Costa Dorada. Our Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón Airport includes information on airport facilities, public transport and nearby accommodation.


An information desk is located on the first level of the terminal building. A tourist help desk can be found at the entrance to the arrivals area in the terminal.

Driving directions

From Puerto Plata, take Highway 5 towards the east and follow the signs to the airport. The total drive time from central Puerto Plata to the airport is approximately 20 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: Shuttles and minibuses run frequently between Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport and the city. Online pre-bookable shuttle services are plentiful, and many passengers have resort transfers included in their tour package. A single shared shuttle fare is about US$25. Journey times vary according to the number of stops made.

Taxi:Taxi services to any destination on the island are available from outside the terminal building. Fares start at around US$20.

Terminal facilities


A bank, a bureau de change and ATMs are available in the terminal.


A post office is located in the terminal building.


There are various fast-food outlets, bars and restaurants at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport.


Retail outlets include a souvenir shop, a newsagent and duty-free shops selling tobacco, alcohol, perfumes, cosmetics, toiletries, accessories, electronic items, jewellery, children’s toys and much more.


Luggage trolleys are provided free of charge. The lost and found service is handled by the terminal administration and can be found on the second level.


There is a first-aid room to deal with minor medical emergencies.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are two VIP lounges at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport. Meeting rooms are available at larger hotels and resorts on the island, including the Puerto Plata Village resort complex (tel: +1 809 320 4012; www.puertoplatavillage.com).

Disabled facilities

Accessibility is relatively good at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport. Assistance is offered to travellers with disabilities, wheelchairs are available, and there are toilets for wheelchair users in the terminal building. Parking spaces closest to the terminal building are reserved for disabled passengers. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline in advance of travel.

Car parking

Both short- and long-term parking is available at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport.

Car rental

Car hire companies at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.


There are no hotels at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport, but a number of hotels and all-inclusive luxury resorts are located in Sosúa, 10 minutes from the airport site, and in Puero Plata itself.

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Puerto Plata Village

+1 809 320 4012

Just 15 minutes from the airport by private car or taxi, Puerto Plata Village offers an on-site bar and restaurants, Wi-Fi internet access, a swimming pool, airport transfers and car rental. The hotel also has its own Spanish language school, and organises activities and excursions, including snorkelling, diving lessons and horseback riding.

Playa Dorada Complex, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Casa Marina Beach

+1 809 571 3690

The Casa Marina Beach resort is located about 6km (4 miles) from Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport, next to a private beach. Amenities include multiple bars, restaurants, a dance hall, swimming pools and daily entertainment.

Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Casa Marina Reef

+1 809 571 3535

Like its sister property Casa Marina Beach – with which it shares most facilities – Casa Marina Reef is primarily an all-inclusive resort, located in Sosúa, just 10 minutes from Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport.

Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Tropix Hotel

+1 809 571 2291

This is a rare budget option within 15 minutes of the airport, situated close to Sosúa's beaches. It's a smaller establishment, with private gardens and pool, by which breakfast is served. There is also a kitchen for the use of guests.

Camino del Libre 7, 28001, Sosúa, Dominican Republic

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