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PUJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PUJ / MDPC
Airport Names:
  1. Punta Cana International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional Punta Cana
Location: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
GPS Coordinates: 18°34'0"N by 68°21'6"W
Area Served: Punta Cana, Higuey
Operator/Owner: Grupo PuntaCana
Airport Type: Public/Private
Elevation: 40 feet (12 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ):

  • The furthest airport from Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is Barrow Island Airport (BWB), which is nearly antipodal to Punta Cana International Airport (meaning Punta Cana International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Barrow Island Airport), and is located 12,145 miles (19,546 kilometers) away in Barrow Island, Western Australia, Australia.
  • In the Caribbean, Punta Cana International Airport is the third busiest airport, surpassed only by Cancun International Airport, in Cancun, Mexico, and by Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, which are the first and the second busiest airports in the region, respectively.
  • The closest airport to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is La Romana International Airport (LRM), which is located 37 miles (60 kilometers) WSW of PUJ.
  • Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) has 2 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "Punta Cana International Airport", another name for PUJ is "Aeropuerto Internacional Punta Cana".
  • Punta Cana International Airport handled 5,163,426 passengers last year.
  • Because of Punta Cana International Airport's relatively low elevation of 40 feet, planes can take off or land at Punta Cana International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Cancun International Airport, Havana International Airport, and Punta Cana International Airport are the only airports in Latin America with direct flights to Russia.

Map of Nearest Airports from Punta Cana International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Punta Cana International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
137.49 miles (60.33 km) WSWLa Romana International Airport (LRM)La Romana, Dominican RepublicView La Romana International Airport on a map Set LRM as destination Airport Get more information about La Romana International Airport
280.24 miles (129.13 km) ERafael Hernández Airport (BQN)Aguadilla, Puerto RicoView Rafael Hernández Airport on a map Set BQN as destination Airport Get more information about Rafael Hernández Airport
381.78 miles (131.61 km) ESEEugenio María de Hostos Airport (MAZ)Mayagüez, Puerto RicoView Eugenio María de Hostos Airport on a map Set MAZ as destination Airport Get more information about Eugenio María de Hostos Airport
482.89 miles (133.40 km) WNWArroyo Barril Airport (EPS)Samaná, Dominican RepublicView Arroyo Barril Airport on a map Set EPS as destination Airport Get more information about Arroyo Barril Airport
586.81 miles (139.71 km) WLas Américas International Airport (SDQ)Punta Caucedo (near Santo Domingo), Dominican RepublicView Las Américas International Airport on a map Set SDQ as destination Airport Get more information about Las Américas International Airport
6102.78 miles (165.40 km) WNWEl Catey International Airport (AZS)El Catey, Samaná, Dominican RepublicView El Catey International Airport on a map Set AZS as destination Airport Get more information about El Catey International Airport
7106.24 miles (170.98 km) WHerrera International Airport (HEX)Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicView Herrera International Airport on a map Set HEX as destination Airport Get more information about Herrera International Airport
8106.72 miles (171.75 km) WLa Isabela International Airport (JBQ)La Isabela, Dominican RepublicView La Isabela International Airport on a map Set JBQ as destination Airport Get more information about La Isabela International Airport
9110.12 miles (177.23 km) EAntonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport (ARE)Arecibo, Puerto RicoView Antonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport on a map Set ARE as destination Airport Get more information about Antonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport
10123.53 miles (198.81 km) ESEMercedita Airport (PSE)Ponce, Puerto RicoView Mercedita Airport on a map Set PSE as destination Airport Get more information about Mercedita Airport
11135.11 miles (217.44 km) EDorado Airport (DDP)Dorado, Puerto RicoView Dorado Airport on a map Set DDP as destination Airport Get more information about Dorado Airport
12147.85 miles (237.94 km) EFernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (SIG)San Juan, Puerto RicoView Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport on a map Set SIG as destination Airport Get more information about Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport
13154.23 miles (248.20 km) ELuis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU)San Juan, Puerto RicoView Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport on a map Set SJU as destination Airport Get more information about Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
14156.71 miles (252.19 km) WConstanza Airport (COZ)Constanza, Dominican RepublicView Constanza Airport on a map Set COZ as destination Airport Get more information about Constanza Airport
15158.20 miles (254.59 km) WNWCibao International Airport (STI)Santiago, Dominican RepublicView Cibao International Airport on a map Set STI as destination Airport Get more information about Cibao International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Punta Cana International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Punta Cana International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,145.38 miles (19,546.04 km) WSWBarrow Island Airport (BWB)Barrow Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Barrow Island Airport on a map Set BWB as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow Island Airport
212,138.07 miles (19,534.29 km) SSWRAAF Learmonth (LEA)Exmouth, Western Australia, AustraliaView RAAF Learmonth on a map Set LEA as destination Airport Get more information about RAAF Learmonth
312,071.85 miles (19,427.71 km) WSWKarratha Airport (KTA)Karratha / Dampier, Western Australia, AustraliaView Karratha Airport on a map Set KTA as destination Airport Get more information about Karratha Airport
411,982.13 miles (19,283.33 km) WSWCoolawanyah Station Airport (COY)Coolawanyah Station, Western Australia, AustraliaView Coolawanyah Station Airport on a map Set COY as destination Airport Get more information about Coolawanyah Station Airport
511,981.64 miles (19,282.54 km) SSWCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
611,966.05 miles (19,257.45 km) SWSolomon Airport (SLJ)Karijini National Park, Western Australia, AustraliaView Solomon Airport on a map Set SLJ as destination Airport Get more information about Solomon Airport
711,965.37 miles (19,256.34 km) WSWPort Hedland International Airport (PHE)Port Hedland, Western Australia, AustraliaView Port Hedland International Airport on a map Set PHE as destination Airport Get more information about Port Hedland International Airport
811,941.80 miles (19,218.42 km) SWTom Price Airport (TPR)Tom Price, Western Australia, AustraliaView Tom Price Airport on a map Set TPR as destination Airport Get more information about Tom Price Airport
911,930.78 miles (19,200.69 km) SWParaburdoo Airport (PBO)Paraburdoo, Western Australia, AustraliaView Paraburdoo Airport on a map Set PBO as destination Airport Get more information about Paraburdoo Airport
1011,915.79 miles (19,176.56 km) SSWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
1111,883.75 miles (19,125.00 km) SWCoondewanna Airport (CJF)Coondewanna, Western Australia, AustraliaView Coondewanna Airport on a map Set CJF as destination Airport Get more information about Coondewanna Airport
1211,874.03 miles (19,109.36 km) WSWBarimunya Airport (BYP)Barimunya, Western Australia, AustraliaView Barimunya Airport on a map Set BYP as destination Airport Get more information about Barimunya Airport
1311,813.29 miles (19,011.60 km) SWNewman Airport (ZNE)Newman, Western Australia, AustraliaView Newman Airport on a map Set ZNE as destination Airport Get more information about Newman Airport
1411,784.91 miles (18,965.93 km) SSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1511,749.09 miles (18,908.27 km) SEChristmas Island Airport (XCH)Christmas Island, AustraliaView Christmas Island Airport on a map Set XCH as destination Airport Get more information about Christmas Island Airport