Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)

Punta Cana International Airport

Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is the gateway to one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean. With its open-air terminals, palm-frond roofs, and stunning views of the Punta Cana coastline, PUJ is an airport that’s sure to make a lasting impression.

But PUJ is more than just a pretty face. It’s also one of the busiest airports in the Dominican Republic, handling over 8 million passengers each year. PUJ is served by a wide range of airlines from all over the world, making it easy for travelers to reach Punta Cana from virtually anywhere.

General Information about Punta Cana International Airport

The following table is an overview of PUJ Airport indicated below:

AirportPunta Cana International Airport
Airport TypePublic-private
Punta Cana Airport CodePUJ
Punta Cana Airport Terminals4
Built Year 1983
ServesPunta Cana, Higüey, Bávaro
OperatorPunta Cana Resort and Club/Grupo Punta Cana
Punta Cana International Airport Runways2
Punta Cana International Airport Coordinates18°34′00″N 68°21′07″W
Punta Cana Airport AddressCarr. Aeropuerto, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Official Phone Number1 809-959-2376
Official Websitehttps://www.puntacanainternationalairport.com
Elevation40 ft / 12.2 m

Punta Cana Airport Code

Punta Cana Airport code is  PUJ. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from the name of the airport itself. 


Punta Cana International Airport Map

The Punta Cana Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Punta Cana International Airport Runways (PUJ)

Punta Cana Airport has two runways.  

NameLength in (Ft)Length in (Mtr)Surface
08/2610,1713,100Asphalt, concrete
09/2710,1713,100Asphalt, concrete

Punta Cana Airport Terminal PUJ

Punta Cana Airport has four terminals, but only two are used for scheduled international flights: Terminal A and Terminal B. These two terminals are modern and interconnected, so it’s easy to walk between them.

  • Terminal A handles most international flights, except for flights from the United States and Canada.
  • Terminal B handles most flights from the United States and Canada.
  • Terminal C is used for private and charter flights, and Terminal F is used for general aviation flights.

The VIP Lounge Club in Terminal B is highly recommended, especially if you have a long layover. The lounge has its own infinity pool with a view of the airport runways.

Nearest Airports to Punta Cana International Airport

Some of the closest airports to PUJ Airport are:

  • La Romana International Airport – 71 km
  • Rafael Hernández Airport – 130 km
  • Las Américas International Airport – 169 km
  • La Isabela International Airport – 196 km
  • Mercedita Airport – 200 km

Airlines Operating from Punta Cana International Airport

The following airlines operate from  Punta Cana International Airport:

  • American Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • Spirit
  • JetBlue
  • Delta
  • Sunwing
  • Air Europa
  • G o l
  • Southwest
  • United
  • Air Caraïbes
  • Air France
  • Copa Airlines

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