Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón Airport Guide (POP)

Airport info
Code: POP
Address:
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Location:

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
Telephone:
221 809 291 0000

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.

Airport news

The terminal has recently been upgraded and modernised, with the addition of two floors.

Information

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.

Website
www.aerodom.com
Driving directions

To get to Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport from Puerto Plata, take Highway 5 towards the east and follow the signs to the airport. The total driving distance is about 18km (11 miles).

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: Buses and minibuses run frequently between Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport and the city. Online pre-bookable shuttle services are plentiful.

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

Terminal facilities

Money

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

Communication

A post office is located in the terminal building.

Food

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

Shopping

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

Luggage

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.

Other

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.

Disabled facilities

Accessibility is relatively good. 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.

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.

Hotels

There are no hotels at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport, but a number of hotels are located in Sosúa, 10 minutes from the airport site. Our Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport guide includes the following hotels:


Casa Marina Reef

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 just 10 minutes from Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport.

Sosúa, El Batey, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Casa Marina Beach

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, dance hall, swimming pools and daily entertainment.

Sosúa, El Batey, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Hotel El Colibri

829 207 1847

Just fifteen minutes from the airport, Hotel El Colibri offers an on-site bar and restaurant, Wi-Fi internet access, 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.

Calle Pedro Clisante 141, Sosúa, El Batey, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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