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Puerto Plata Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Puerto Plata Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

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POP Airport Overview

puerto plata airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Puerto Plata Airport, also known as Gregorio Luperón International Airport.

What to Expect

Puerto Plata Airport (code: POP) has a small, recently renovated terminal that primarily services European and North American flights. Several shops and eateries are available, both landside and airside, and a 24-hour eatery is in the food court. WiFi is available inside two airport lounges, which economy class passengers can pay to enter. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Puerto Plata Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. Explore our guide to sleeping in Puerto Plata Airport or read traveller airport reviews for more tips. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See the Airport Hotels section below.  

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, scroll down to explore more in our Puerto Plata Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

airport hotelsAirport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Puerto Plata Airport in Sosua, a 15+ minute drive away. Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Puerto Plata Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

airport loungeAirport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Victorian Room – Location: Airside, Level 1. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.
  • Salon Ambar – Location: Airside, Level 1. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Puerto Plata Airport Lounges

rest zonesRest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

more airport infoMore Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by Reservation Bank. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside, 1st Level.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge at the airport.

Banking Services – There are two banks located landside on the first floor (Banreservas and Banco Popular).

Currency Exchange – Global Exchange offices are located on Customs and 2nd Level. Hours: according to flight schedules.

Disabled Services – There are designated handicapped parking spaces.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-free shops are located airside. Additionally, there are four shops located landside on the second level of Terminals A and B. They sell snacks, souvenirs, crafts, textiles, etc.

Food & Drink – At the time of writing, there is one 24-hour food option (Coffeopolis/Emparedado/Rico Hot Dog, located in the food court on the first level). There are also several non-24 hour options located airside and landside. Most fast-food restaurants are found in the food courts on the first and third levels. There is also a full restaurant in terminals A and B, airside, and a small local restaurant landside in the departures area. Most restaurants are open between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM and close between 10:00 PM and 11:00 PM.

Family Services – A kid’s play area is near the first-floor food court.

Information Desk – An Information Service counter is available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide

Postal Services – Drop off your last-minute postcards at the airport’s Post Office. Hours and Location: Unknown.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Smoking Area – There is a smoking area airside in the south terminal.

WiFi/Internet – WiFi is available at Puerto Plata Airport inside the lounges. [ see Airport Lounges above ] At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal.

Puerto Plata Airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Air Transat • American Airlines • ArkeFly • CanJet • Condor • Eurowings • Finnair • Intercaribbean Airways • Jetair Fly • JetBlue • Novair • Sunwing • Thomson Fly • Travel Service Airlines • United Airlines • Westjet.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Avis, Budget and Europcar are among several car rental agencies available on-site.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Fixed-rate taxis are readily available at the airport, and taxi stands are located throughout the area. Confirm the rate for your destination with the driver before starting your trip.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.