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Las Américas International Airport, a VINCI Airport

The International Airport of Las Américas – José Francisco Peña Gómez (SDQ) is the main air terminal in the Dominican Republic due to its location and ranks second in the flow of regular passengers in the country.

Located in Santo Domingo at 42 minutes (32.4 km) from the city centre and 17 minutes (11.8 km) from Boca Chica beach, it has 10 boarding bridges that facilitate an average of 160 aircraft daily movements from different cities in Europe, North, South, Central America and the Caribbean islands.

Recently, SDQ airport was intervened by VINCI Airports to expand the central atrium of the passenger terminal, which included the relocation and modernization of the security and passport control services. The airport also has a new shopping plaza with duty-free stores and six new restaurants.

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The Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic is the second largest and most diverse Caribbean country, situated just two hours-flight south of Miami, less than four hours from New York and eight hours from most European cities. Dominican Republic is a destination like no other, featuring astounding nature, intriguing history and rich culture.
Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south, the country boasts over 1,500 km of coastline, 400 km of the world’s top beaches, magnificent resorts and hotels, and a variety of sports, recreation and entertainment options. Here you can dance to the pulse pounding thrill of the merengue, renew in
luxurious and diverse renew in luxurious and diverse accommodations, explore ancient relics of centuries past, delight in delicious Dominican gastronomy or enjoy ecotourism adventures in our magnificent national parks, mountain ranges, rivers, and beaches.

In High Demand

The Dominican Republic is one of the most desired destinations for a combined business and leisure trip. Offering the most varied landscape in the Caribbean–from sea to mountain ranges, valleys, sand dunes, and signature continuous white sand beaches–along with a wide choice of accommodations, modern transportation and venue infrastructure, and a plethora of attractions, the DR blends work and play seamlessly. Its soaring visitor numbers–the highest in the region, currently over six million a year–reflect the destination’s efforts in continuously upgrading all aspects of the visitor experience, from lodging to highways, entertainment, historical and cultural preservation, and meeting and convention spaces.

Visit the Dominican Republic Tourism Official Website to learn more.


Santo Domingo's Connectivity to the World


Latin America and Caribbean:

  • Various direct flights to Panama, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela
  • Multiple daily connections to Latin American hubs such as Panama with Copa (4-5 daily), Bogota with Avianca (1 daily) and Mexico with AeroMexico (1 daily)


North America:

  • Multiple direct flights to the US East Coast and Canada such as New York, Miami, Boston and Washington
  • Strong connections to the main US hubs, for instance Miami and Charlotte with American Airlines, Atlanta with Delta Airlines and Newark with United Airlines

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