Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón Airport Guide (POP)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
Both short- and long-term parking is available at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport.
Car hire companies at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.