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  • 12 seaports with distribution to Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, including a US$300 Million recent DP World Ports, with the most advanced infrastructure of the Caribbean and CDI certified.
  • Excellent highway system connecting all major cities.
  • 11 international airports.
  • More than 70 daily flights to United States and Europe.
  • The “Santo Domingo Metro,” a rapid transit system in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, part of a major "National Master Plan" to improve transportation.

Ports of Entry:

The Dominican Republic is the Caribbean island with the most international airports.  The following are the 11 international airports of the Dominican Republic:

  1. Las Americas International Airport (SDQ):

    Location: Punta Caucedo, National District
    Coast: South Coast
    Best for: Santo Domingo, Boca Chica, Juan Dolio (San Pedro de Macoris).

  2. La Isabela International Airport (JBQ):

    Location: Santo Domingo.
    Coast: South Coast.
    Best for: Santo Domingo, domestic commuter flights and flights to Haiti and the Caribbean including Puerto Rico as of 2007

  3. Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ):

    Location: Cabeza de Toro, La Altagracia
    Coast: East Coast.
    Best for: Higuey, Punta Cana, Bavaro, El Cortecito, Macao, Uvero Alto.

  4. Gregorio Luperón Puerto Plata International Airport (POP):

    Location: Puerto Plata.
    Coast: North Coast.
    Best for: Puerto Plata, Luperon, Maimon, Costambar, Cofresí, Playa Dorada,
    Sosúa, Cabarete, Río San Juan.

  5. Samana International Airport (AZS):

    Location: El Catey, Maria Trinidad Sanchez.
    Coast: Northeast Coast.
    Best for: Playa Grande, Nagua, San Francisco de Macoris, Samanao.

  6. La Romana International Airport (LRM):

    Location: Batey Cacata, La Romana
    Coast: Southeast Coast
    Best for: La Romana, Bayahibe, Higuey, San Pedro de Macorís.

  7. Cibao International Airport (STI):

    Location: Santiago city
    Coast: Central Valley
    Best for: Santiago, La Vega (Jarabacoa and Constanza), San Francisco de Macorís.

  8. El Portillo International Airport (EPS):

    Location: Las Terrenas, Portillo
    Coast: Northeast Coast
    Best for: Las Terrenas, Portillo, northern Samaná beach areas.

  9. Arroyo Barril International Airport:

    Location: Samaná
    Coast: Northeast Coast
    Best for: Samaná City, Sánchez, Las Galeras.

  10. María Montez International Airport (BRX)

    Location: Barahona
    Coast: Southwest Coast
    Best for: Barahona, Pedernales.

  11. Constanza 14 de Junio International Airport:

    Location: Constanza
    Coast: Cordillera Central
    Best for: Constanza

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