Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Puerto Plata International Airport - Sosua - Cabarete

The international airport Gegorio Luperon of Puerto Plata is the arrival airport for Sosua and Cabarete visitors: it is conveniently located just 5 km (3 miles) from Sosua which can be easily reached by taxi, a taxi ride from the airport to Sosua costs a flat 25 US$ fee with official taxis located just outside the arrival area of the airport. It is advisable to always agree with the taxi the flat fee in advance.

Puerto Plata International Airport

Puerto Plata International Airport directions to Sosua


The Puerto Plata international airport is the fourth airport for passengers volume of the Dominican Republic with 858,209 arrivals in 2016 catching 6% of all passengers flying to the Dominican republic according to official IDAC statistics:



Passengers arrival to Puerto Plata Airport per year


Serving important touristic destinations such as Sosua and Cabarete, the Puerto Plata Airport has a broad international reach with flights to and from Canada, USA, France, Germany, UK and Switzerland.




There are flights from Canada to Puerto Plata operated by Air Canada, Transat, Sunwings, flights from Germany operated by Condor and Eurowings, flights form the United States operated by American Airlines and JetBlue.


Arrivals to Puerto Plata International Airport can be tracked from the official airport website here:


Departures from  Puerto Plata International Airport can be tracked from the official airport website here:


Upon arrival international non resident passengers must pay a 10 USD tourist tax pep person before getting to the baggage collection area: it is advisable to heve the exact change ready.