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Punta Cana International Airport (IATA: PUJ, ICAO: MDPC) is a privately owned commercial airport in Punta Cana, eastern Dominican Republic.

The airport is built in a traditional Dominican style with open-air terminals with their roofs covered in palm trees. A number of scheduled and charter airlines fly to Punta Cana. Punta Cana's airport is the leading point of entry in number of arriving passengers in the Dominican Republic.

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It is also the fastest growing airport with almost a 10% increase in traffic yearly. The passenger traffic in the airport has been doubled since 2005.
In 2014, Punta Cana International Airport handled 5,826,081 passengers with an increase of 12,5%, being the biggest airport in Dominican Republic.


Despite the small size of the airport, Punta Cana Airport has 5 terminals, two main terminals for international passenger:


Terminal A: It was the main terminal for international passenger until completion of Terminal B.

Terminal B: Completed in 2014 to hold larger aircraft like A380, it is also for international passenger travel.


And also three additional terminals:

FBO Terminal: For executive general aviation, national and international.

National Terminal: For national charters and general aviation.

VIP Terminal: It is a private terminal.

Tourism in Punta Cana

Punta Cana International Airport is the second busiest airport in the Caribbean, just after San Juan Airport in Puerto Rico.


Source of tourists: The busiest international routes are (data from 2013): Toronto, Paris, Atlanta, Miami, Panama City, Montreal, Charlotte, New York, Moscow and Newark.


Security and Immigration: To enter the Dominican Republic, a valid passport with two blank pages is required. When arriving at customs and immigration desks, you'll receive a 30-day tourist card paying a 10 USD fee.


There are 53 different airlines from over 40 countries operating at the airport.

Terminal A: Aeroflot, AerolĂ­neas Argentinas, Air Europa, Air Pullmantur, Air Transat, Arkefly, Condor Airlines, Eurowings, Evelop, Frontier, Jetairfly, JetBlue Airways, Lan Airlines, Seaborne Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country, Sunwing Airlines, Thomas Cook, Thomson Airways, Transaero, Tui Fly, Westjet, White Airways, XL Airways France

Terminal B: Air Berlin, Gol, Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge, Avianca, Copa Airlines Colombia, Air France, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US Airways, Copa Airlines, Avianca PerĂș, British Airways, Edelweiss Air, Swiss International Air Lines

Future Growth

Punta Cana Airport is a private airport owned by Grupo Punta Cana. In 2010, the airport began an ambitious expansion plan called PUJ Gateway and as a result of this, the airport is capable to receive the A380 and is predicted that the airport raises the total number of passengers up to 10 million in 2020. The owners of the airport are thinking in receive direct flights from China and UAE. Currently is the american airport with more daily connections with Rusia.


Contact information

Address: Higuey-Punta Cana road Km. 45, 23000 Cap Cana, Dominican Republic
Telephone: +1 809-959-2376