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About Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón Airport (POP)

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


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 25 minutes.

Airport Info


Puerto Plata

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:

+1 809 291 0000

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 available, and many passengers have resort transfers included in their tour package. 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.

Terminal facilities


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


There are various fast-food outlets, bars and restaurants.


Retail outlets include a souvenir shop, a newsagent and duty-free shops.


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 and a children's play area.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

There are fast track services, workspaces and VIP lounges at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport. Meeting rooms are available at some hotels and resorts on the island, including the Puerto Plata Village resort complex.

For more information on services at Puerto Plata Village:
Tel: +1 809 320 4012

Communication Facilities:

A post office and public telephones are located in the terminal building.

Disabled facilities:

Accessibility is relatively good at Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport. Assistance is offered to travellers with disabilities. It’s advised to contact your airline company for travel information in advance.

Car parking:

Both short and long term parking is available at the airport.

Car rental:

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

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