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

CITYAIRPORT CODEAIRPORT NAME
BarahonaBRXMaria Montez International Airport
La RomanaLRMLa Romana International Airport
Puerto PlataPOPGregorio Luperón International Airport
Punta CanaPUJPunta Cana International Airport
SamanáAZSSamaná El Catey International Airport (Dr. Juan Bosch)
Santiago de los CaballerosSTICibao International Airport (Santiago International)
Santo DomingoJBQLa Isabela International Airport (Dr. Joaquín Balaguer)
Santo DomingoSDQLas Américas International Airport (Dr. José Fco. Peña Gómez)

DOMESTIC AIRPORTS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

CITYAIRPORT CODEAIRPORT NAME
ConstanzaCOZ Contanza Airport
DajabónDAJDajabón Airport
San Pedro de MacorísSPMCueva Las Maravillas Airport
MontecristiMTCOsvaldo Virgil Airport
PedernalesCBJCabo Rojo Airport
SamanáEPSArroyo Barril International Airport