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Punta Cana International Airport

  • PAX: 7,838,732

About The Airport

Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is an international commercial airport located at the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic.  The airport has experienced an average growth rate of over 11% year over year since the early 2000s. Over 7.8 million passengers currently arriving through PUJ on an annual basis, representing over 67% of all tourists visiting the Dominican Republic. With over 21,787 aircraft arrivals per year, PUJ enjoys being the gateway airport for Canada, Central and South America, Europe, and the United States.

Food Courts 

Punta Cana International Airport Food Court offers familiar brands inside the terminals, with choices including Wendy’s, Sbarro, Nathan’s, Cinnabon, Segafredo’s, and Baskin-Robbins or have a drink at the Skybar. For more information click here

Duty-Free Americas 

At Duty-Free Americas, you’ll find duty-free items like liquors and tobacco. Discover an extensive selection of brand-name fragrances, watches, gifts, jewelry, and travel-related merchandise. Inside the terminals, you’ll find favored brands such as Victoria’s Secret. For local products, arts, crafts, and souvenirs shopping visit Brisas del Caribe. For more information click here


Rental Car services are available on-site, including Avis, Hertz, Dollar, Budget, and Europcar. Taxis are also available. View Taxi Rates. A complimentary shuttle service is available for guests at Four Points by Sheraton at Puntacana Village.

Parking Terminal A & B

General parking:

  • Price: RD$50 per half an hour.

Long term parking:

  • Price: RD$500 per day
  • Limit: Unlimited

Security & Inmigration

To enter the Dominican Republic, a valid passport with two blank pages is required.
You no longer need to buy a tourist card at the airport. The airlines are applying an extra $10 to your plane tickets on behalf of the Dominican government, this should greatly decrease the time you spend in customs. By Dominican law, there’s also a US$20 departure tax, the cost of which is usually included in your airfare (verify with your carrier). Airport Special Security (CESAC) follows but is not limited to TSA guidelines.

When departing the Dominican Republic you must pay a fee per stay and permission for underage in migration, according to the duration in the country, Click here to view rates.

FBO Terminal 

Located west of the international terminal, the fixed base operations terminal at Punta Cana International Airport serves executive general aviation from international and domestic points of departure. Staffed by airport operations personnel, the FBO provides all standard general aviation and executive jet services. For more information click here

VIP Service:

VIP Service information:  Take advantage of our VIP whisking services to make your stay in paradise more enjoyable. Entry & Exit Services must be requested at least 48 hours in advance and will be provided upon availability. For more information contact:http://www.puntacanainternationalairport.com/vip-service

Video of the new VIP lounge:

VIP Terminal (Private):

Located east of the International terminal, the VIP Terminal is a private terminal and aircraft parking apron. Prior permission from airport management is required to use the VIP terminal.

PUJ is the Dominican Republic's leading destination:

  • Punta Cana International Airport is the most accessible destination in the Caribbean, connecting with 64 cities, 26 countries, 90 airports, and 52 airlines.
  • Moving approximately 8 million passengers per year, Punta Cana International Airport is the largest airport in the Caribbean, handling 67% of the Dominican Republic’s international flights.
  • Punta Cana International Airport handles more than 52 international airlines: International Charter flights 4,421 approximately and International Regular flights 18,318 approximately per year.

Noise abatement:

Applied to flight paths and other aircraft operations.

Eco Philosophy:

The airport was awarded the 2009 Conde Nast World Savers Award for advancements in ecological sustainability. The airports practice Zero Waste, an integrated solid waste management program, as part of our commitment to the natural environment, the local community, and providing high-quality services to our guests and residents.

Facts and Figures

  • List of Top 5 Airlines: American Airlines, Delta, Jetblue, Copa Airlines, United.
  • Number of Serving Airlines: 57
  • Number of Terminals: 2
  • Number of Runways: 2
  • Length of Main Runway (m): 3100m X 45m
  • Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 29.4 million tonnes in 2019
  • Ownership: Grupo Puntacana
  • Operational Opening Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Aircraft Parking Stands: 30