Gregorio Luperon International Airport ( POP ) is located between Puerto Plata and Sosua, North Coast of the Dominican Republic.
It is located just 10 minutes away from Sosua and about 20 minutes from the town of Puerto Plata. Most hotel guests and villa rental guests coming to Sosua are picked up at POP, as opposed to those who fly into STI airport in Santiago, one hour away.
in 1971 with the aim of promoting tourism in the North, has a runway
length of 3.081 meters x 46 meters wide, capable of receiving wide-body
aircraft, including B-747 and A-340.
The passenger terminal is 27.075 meters square, with capacity to handle 1,200 passengers per hour.
airport offers access to an unforgettable travel experience, which has
become the second to receive a greater flow of tourists arriving to the
Since villa rentals in Sosua and Cabarete have soared in the past 6 years, now there`s a greater influx of tourists coming through the POP airport.
| FACILITIES AND SERVICES:
* 2 VIP Lounges
* Flight information screens
* Public telephone services
* Baggage Protection Services
* Retail Stores
* Shops zone
* Restaurants and fast food
* Free Luggage Carts
* Ground transportation
* Currency exchange services
* CUTE System for Airlines
* Post Office
* New departure lounge
* Information Desk services
* Desk services for tour operators
* New facilities cargo area
* New retail facilities
* New facilities rent-a-car
* Services and fast food restaurants
* Remodeling parking
AIRLINES FLYING INTO POP
Taxi Service in POP Airport
Taxi service is available from Puerto Plata Airport. Visit our Sosua taxi service page for a comprehensive list of taxi drivers including names and telephones of the most trusted drivers in Sosua. A list to the Taxi base and association website is included, with updated rate information.
Car rental agencies servicing the POP airport, on the east side of the terminal, immediately after the customs area:
|| 809-586-0214 |
|| 809-586-0413 |
|Honda Rent Car
|| 809-586-0233 |
|| 809-586-0200 |
|| 809-586-0242 |
|Nelly Rent Car
|| 809-586-0505 |
|| 809-586-0285 |
|| 809-586-0215 |
|| 809-586-0314 |
|| 809-586-0217 -----10% off for our villa rental clients|
There are also car rental agencies in Sosua, offering various types of deals in a more informal setting. Visit our Sosua car rental
page for more information.
AERIAL PHOTO OF POP AIRPORT
INSIDE THE TERMINAL
THE PARKING AREA FOR TOURS
737 BOEING JET
POP AIRPORT CONTACT INFORMATION:
The web for the POP airport is http://puerto-plata-airport.com
Telephone Numbers: 809-291-0000 ext. 221 and 809-586-0175The airport`s VIP lounge is 809-586-0107 ext. 247 and 302
Duty-free stores in the POP airport allow visitors to buy items at good prices
Boarding & Deplaning Options - POP
Puerto Plata Airport deplaining options are based on jetbridge
availability. A wheelchair lift is used for customes in a wheelchair or
for those who are unable to ascend stairs.
Check-in & Gate Information - POP
recommend you arrive at the airport at least three hours prior to
departure. Avoid delays by checking for traffic alerts, and allow enough
time to go through security screening, particularly during holidays and
peak travel days.
Check in & Pick Up Info for Unaccompanied Minors - POP
OTHER AIRPORTS IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:
The Dominican Republic has strict requirements concerning the travel
of minors (persons under the age of 18) to/from the Dominican Republic.
Any customer under the age of 18 who is unaccompanied, traveling with
someone other than both parents or legal guardians, or who is traveling
with only one parent or legal guardian, should contact the Dominican
Republic Consulate in the United States or the Dominican Republic
Ministry of Foreign Affairs for entry/exit requirements.
Photo identification is required for both parties who drop off and
pick up an unaccompanied minor. Unaccompanied minors will not be
accepted without the guardian's photo ID.
Ground Transportation - POP
Several tour companies offer large buses for large groups of travelers:
Information courtesy of Aerodom and Jet Blue.