Most likely you heard about the Dominican Republic by hearing or reading about Punta Cana, but there’s so much more to see and explore in the Dominican Republic.   Depending on where you choose to vacation in The DR, there’s are plenty of airports to make travel easier to your chosen tourist destination.

As you search you may be tempted to take a cheap flight deal to a specific airport, such as the capital of Santo Domingo which airlines offer attractive rates.   Before you book your flights to the Dominican Republic, please consider the following factors:

  • Distance to your final tourist destination.  The Dominican Republic is a big country, by the time you add taxi/car rental/shuttle service and time traveling, you may find it worth it to simply fly to the airport closest to your final destination.
  • If you wish to visit other tourist destinations around the country, consider renting a car for a day or booking a tour.

Airports near Tourist Destinations

Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO – CAPITAL CITY OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 

Las Américas International Airport (Code: SDQ) –aka José Francisco Peña Gómez International Airport

Tourist destinations: Santo Domingo, Juan Dolio and Boca Chica.

PUERTO PLATA

Gregorio Luperon International Airport (Code: POP)

Tourist destinations: Puerto Plata, Sosua, Cabarete, Playa Dorada and Cofresi.

LA ROMANA

 La Romana International Airport (Code: LRM)

Tourist destinations: Casa de Campo, Bayahibe and another airport option for Santo Domingo and Punta Cana.

SAMANA

El Catey International Airport (Code: AZS), aka Juan Bosch International Airport

Tourist destinations: Santa Barbara de Samana, Las Terrenas and Las Galeras.

SANTIAGO DE LOS CABALLEROS

Cibao International Airport (Code: STI)

Tourist destinations: Santiago de los Caballeros, Jarabacoa, Constanza, La Vega and another airport option for Puerto Plata.