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Punta Cana Airport

General information

Punta Cana (“Tip of the White Cane Palms”) in the east of the Dominican Republic is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Caribbean. Punta Cana Airport is the busiest airport in the Dominican Republic with four terminals and two runways. Punta Cana is popular for its beautiful beaches, clear waters and tropical climate. Punta Cana is especially popular among tourists from the United States, Canada and Europe.


Where is Punta Cana Airport situated?

The airport is located in La Altagracia Province, the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic of which Higüey is the capital. The airport can be reached by car via Boulevard Turístico del Este / Carretera Aeropuerto.

How many terminals does Punta Cana Airport have?

Punta Cana Airport has four terminals, namely Terminal A, Terminal B, FBO General Aviation Terminal and VIP Terminal. Terminal A and Terminal B are used for scheduled international flights, these are the terminals where travellers arrive and depart. Terminals TA and TB at Punta Cana Airport are modern and interconnected, it’s only a short walk between the terminals. VIP Lounge Club in Terminal B is highly recommended, the airport lounge has its own ‘infinity pool’ with a view of the airport runways.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Punta Cana Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Dominican Republic.

Airport Distance
Santo Domingo Las Américas Airport 139km



The distance from Punta Cana Airport to the centre of Bavaro is 25 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Bavaro.

From PUJ Airport to Bavaro City centre by Car
25 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Punta Cana Airport by public transport. Visit the Punta Cana Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Punta Cana Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Bavaro is about $ 40.-. Book your taxi at Punta Cana Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From PUJ Airport to Bavaro City centre by Taxi
25 km
30 min
$ 40.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Punta Cana Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Budget, Europcar, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Punta Cana Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Punta Cana Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Punta Cana Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Punta Cana Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Punta Cana Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Punta Cana Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Sunwing Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • TUI Airways
  • Air Canada
  • United Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Punta Cana Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Four Points by Sheraton , Punta Cana

This hotel is centrally located in Punta Cana Village, 10 minutes’ drive from its private beach and just 2 km from Punta Cana International Airport. It features free Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a gym.


The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club, Punta Cana

Offering an extensive garden, a swimming pool, spa treatments, a gym and tennis courts, The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club is located just steps from the beach.


My Home Hotel Punta Cana, Punta Cana

Situated in Punta Cana, 10 km from La Cana Golf Club, My Home Hotel Punta Cana features accommodation with a terrace, free private parking and a restaurant. This 5-star hotel offers a tour desk.

Hotels in Bavaro

Looking for the best hotels in Bavaro? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Costa Atlantica Beach Condos, Punta Cana

Located a few steps from Arena Gorda Beach, Costa Atlantica Beach Condos offers an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi.


Majestic Colonial Punta Cana - All Inclusive, Punta Cana

Situated on Arena Gorda Beach, overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this oceanfront resort boasts tennis courts, a luxury spa, 7 restaurants and private beach access. All suites have a bathroom with a spa bath.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Punta Cana Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Punta Cana: Coco Bongo Nightclub Experience with Transfer

Enjoy the spectacle of one of the most famous nightclubs in Latin America. Nights at Coco Bongo are magical, with a diverse showcase and a vast variety of changing scenarios.


Punta Cana: Buggies and Polaris Adventure Tour

Enjoy an action-packed day in the countryside while on an ATV or Polaris. Visit some of the most beautiful locations in Punta Cana such as the unique Macao Beach and the Cenote Taina.

Tour & transport

Punta Cana: Private Transfer to or from Punta Cana Airport

Pre-book a private 1-way transfer from your address in Punta Cana to Punta Cana International Airport or vice versa. Enjoy maximum convenience with a direct transfer and your own private driver.


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