Punta Cana International Airport is owned and operated by Corporación Aeroportuaria del Este, S.A. (CAE) (a private corporate international airport operated by Puntacana Resort & Club). For a complete listing of Runway, Taxiway, ramp capacity, aircraft fuel services, aircraft catering services, waste disposal, and airport terminal information, Click here.
To enter the Dominican Republic, a valid passport with two blank pages is required. At the customs and immigration desk, you’ll receive a 30-day tourist card instead of a visa. By Dominican law, there’s also a US$20 departure tax, the cost of which is usually included in your airfare (verify with your carrier). Airport Special Security (CESAC) follows but is not limited to TSA guidelines.
When departing the Dominican Republic you must pay a fee per stay and permission for underage in migration, according to the duration in the country, Click here to view rates.
A number of Rental Car Agencies
are available at Punta Cana International Airport.
1. American Int. 809-959-0707 2. Dollar 809-221-7368 (ext. 42 y 46) 3. National 809-959-0434 4. Hertz 809-959-0365 5. Sixt 829-576-4700 6. Avis 809-959-0534 7. Payless 809-959-6287 8. Thrifty 809-959-0597 9. Europcar 809-959-0177 10. Budget 809-959-1005 11. Nelly 829-745-8247 12. InterRent 809-480-8841
Punta Cana International Airport Food Court offers familiar brands inside the terminals, with choices including Wendy’s, Sbarro, Nathan’s, Cinnabon, Segafredo’s, and Baskin-Robbins or have a drink at the Skybar.
At Duty Free Americas, you’ll find duty-free items like liquors and tobacco. Discover an extensive selection of brand-name fragrances, watches, gifts, jewelry and travel-related merchandise. Inside the terminals, you’ll find favored brands such as Victoria’s Secret. For local products, arts, crafts, and souvenirs shopping visit Brisas del Caribe.
Arrivals VIP Assistance (Pick up at the aircraft, fast track through immigration and customs)
• Up to 2 persons US$75.00 per guest
• 3 persons and more US$60.00 per guest
Departures VIP assistance (Escort Through the airline check in counter, fast track through security, immigration lanes and then taken to the VIP Lounge)
• Up to 2 persons US$125.00 per guest
• 3 persons and more US$100.00 per guest
Located west of the international terminal, the fixed base operations terminal at Punta Cana International Airport serves executive general aviation from international and domestic points of departure. Staffed by airport operations personnel, the FBO provides all standard general aviation and executive jet services.
LOST & FOUND
The Punta Cana International Airport Cargo Hub is a distribution center from South America to Europe, United States and Canada. The Hub includes infrastructural facilities, 400 m² of cold rooms with temperature from 0ºC to 15ºC for export.
This Dominican government tax now is included in your airfare when entering to the country as a tourist (verify with your carrier). If you are Dominican, click here to request a refund.
SECURITY GUIDELINES (CESAC)
Additional passengers screening measures are required by the Department of Homeland Security for all international flights bound for the U.S. If you will be returning to the U.S., we recommend that you arrive at the airport at least 3 hours prior to your departure to allow for additional time to clear security.
Effective June 30, 2018, new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements take effect for International flights to the United States where customers are encouraged to place powder-like substances over 12 oz. / 350 mL in their checked bags (Carry-on Baggage Screening). For more information, please visit the security screening page on the TSA website under “carry-on baggage screening".
The Punta Cana International Airport is fully equipped to cater to the needs of travelers with disabilities: dedicated queues for wheel chairs at arrivals and departures, and access ramps for wheel chairs, priority check-in exclusive for passengers with disabilities, elderly and those traveling with babies.
To request this service, please contact directly your airline.