Dominican Republic Country Profile

Dominican Republic: country profile

The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti. Both by area and population, it is the second largest nation in the Caribbean (after Cuba). The capital of the country is Santo Domingo.The Dominican Republic is the most visited destination in the Caribbean. The country’s year-round golf courses, its breath taking landscape,s and the beautiful beaches in Punta Cana are among the top attractions for tourist vacations in the country. The capital of the country is Santo Domingo. Its currency is the Dominican Peso (Symbol: DOP or RD$). Dominican Republic is definitely the placae to go for your Caribbean vacations.

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AIRPORTS

There are fourteen (14) airports in Dominican Republic, eight (8) International Airports of entry and six (6) domestic airports. The country’s most important airports are Punta Cana International Airport in Punta Cana (airport codePUJ), Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo (airport code SDQ) comes in as the second most important port of entry and Cibao International Airport located in Santiago (airport code STI).
Another airport located in Santo Domingo is La Isabela International Airport (airport codeJBQ)and it mostly caters to smaller private jets. Other important destinations in the Dominican Republic are: Puerto Plata (airport code POP), Samaná-El Catey (airport code AZS) and La Romana (airport code LRM).

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AIRPORT CODES

CITY AIRPORT CODE AIRPORT NAME
Barahona BRX Maria Montez International Airport
La Romana LRM La Romana International Airport
Puerto Plata POP Gregorio Luperón International Airport
Punta Cana PUJ Punta Cana International Airport
Samaná AZS Samaná El Catey International Airport (Dr. Juan Bosch)
Santiago de los Caballeros STI Cibao International Airport (Santiago International)
Santo Domingo JBQ La Isabela International Airport (Dr. Joaquín Balaguer)
Santo Domingo SDQ Las Américas International Airport (Dr. José Fco. Peña Gómez)

DOMESTIC AIRPORTS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

CITY AIRPORT CODE AIRPORT NAME
Constanza COZ  Contanza Airport
Dajabón DAJ Dajabón Airport
San Pedro de Macorís SPM Cueva Las Maravillas Airport
Montecristi MTC Osvaldo Virgil Airport
Pedernales CBJ Cabo Rojo Airport
Samaná EPS Arroyo Barril International Airport