Flights to Puerto Plata

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Flights to Puerto Plata (POP)

Gregorio Luperón International Airport, or Puerto Plata Airport, is located in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

About POP
After Punta Cana, Santo Domingo, and Santiago de los Caballeros airports, POP is the Dominican Republic’s fourth busiest airport by passenger traffic and aircraft movements.

The name was given after General Gregorio Luperón, a Dominican military and state leader. The location is ideal thanks to the proximity to many of the most visited destinations on the north coast of the island, and thanks to the management of planes of all sizes. The popularity of its surrounding towns such as Cabarete, Sosua, Cabrera, and the City of Puerto Plata, has made it possible for some globally known airlines to set a fixed schedule of coming arriving flights over the years.

Gregorio Luperón International Airport

How far is Cabarete-Sosua from the Puerto Plata Airport?

Distance between Puerto Plata Airport (POP) and Cabarete: 16 km.
Road distance: 20.1 km.
Time: it’s about an 18-20 minutes drive.

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Distance between Puerto Plata Airport (POP) and Sosua: 5 km.
Time: it’s about an 8-10 minutes drive.

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Which airlines go to Puerto Plata Dominican Republic?

JetBlue, Qatar Airways, American Airlines, Delta, KLM, United, Emirates, and Iberia all fly non-stop to the Dominican Republic.

From Europe fly Airbus France, Condor Flugdienst, Lufthansa and Edelweiss Air. Soon there will be direct flights from the UK managed by British Airways.

Other airlines are: Air Canada, Air Transat, Allegiant Air, Eurowings, Finnair, InterCaribbean Airways, LOT – Polish Airlines, Nordwind, Star Airlines, Sunwing, Thomas Cook Scandinavia, Thomson Airways, TUI Airlines Belgium, and West Jet.

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What is the best time to fly to Puerto Plata?

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The increasing traffic to the Puerto Plata International Airport is due to the tourism growth and interest in the destination by foreign countries such as Germany, Canada, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, and the increasing frequency of JetBlue flights during the summer.

Depending on the Airline and the season, flight prices will change accordingly. Just so you know the months of December-March and June-August mark the Dominican Republic’s high season, which is when most travelers book their flights. Proximity to your country’s holidays might be significant for flight prices, as well. It’s always a good idea to book in advance, and if you have the chance, choose to fly when the majority of travelers are headed home after the end of each high season.

Taxi Fees & Transport from the Airport

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Cabarete-Sosua is by taxi which costs $30 – $40 and takes about 18 min.

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Cabarete is to drive which costs $2 – $4 in gas and takes 18 min.

The distance between Puerto Plata Airport (POP) and Cabarete is 16 km. The road distance is 20.1 km.

More details about Taxi from Puerto Plata Airport.

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