Punta Cana
Punta Cana International Airport

Everything you need to know before departing from or arriving to Punta Cana Airport

Transfer at Punta Cana Airport

Krystof Hajek updated 26. 12. 2023

The airport is divided into two terminals A and B, which are about 100 metres apart along a walkway. Both are open 24 hours a day.

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The terminals are divided according to the airlines that check in at them.

  • Terminal A - Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Aeroregional, Air Canada, Air Caraibes, Air Europa, Air Transat, Avior, Condor, Discover Airlines, Edelweiss/Swiss, Evelop Airlines, Finnair, GOL, Icelandair, IFly, InterCaribbean Airways, JetBlue, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Nordwind Airlines, Orbest, Southwest, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Sunwing, Thomas Cook Airlines, TUI, United, Westjet, Wingo, World2fly
  • Terminal B - Air France, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Avianca, British Airways, Copa Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines

The airport is built in the style of beachfront gazebos, but the terminals are actually modern and air-conditioned.

Immigration control and tourist card

Queues for immigration control tend to be short and rarely last more than 30 minutes.

The immigration check itself usually consists only of asking how long you will be staying in the Dominican Republic.

In the past, a special tourist card had to be paid for on arrival, but nowadays the fee for the tourist card is included in the price of all airline tickets. So you do not have to make any arrangements or pay anything upon arrival.

Transfer between flights

Punta Cana is not a typical transfer airport and therefore does not have a direct transfer transit zone.

If you make your own transfer at Punta Cana Airport, you will always have to go through immigration, check in again and go through security back to the transit zone.

Krystof Hajek

Krystof is the editor-in-chief of Cestee. He is also an avid traveller with 574 flights and 73 countries visited.

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