Punta Cana International Airport – PUJ
The Punta Cana International Airport is the first privately owned commercial airport in the world. It is located in the resort town of Punta Cana, eastern Dominican Republic and serves the town and nearby places. The Punta Cana International Airport, whose airport code is PUJ, dates back to 1971 when a certain private company Grupo PuntaCana built a hotel and a little airstrip to allow aircraft to land but there was no runway and terminal. This problem pushed Grupo PuntaCana to found the first private international airport. It was onlyin 1960 after arguing with the provincial government that the airport had started its operation.
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PUJ-Punta Cana International Airport has a unique feature compare to most airport in the world. Its terminal roof is made of cane palms frond, its walls are stones and the columns are eucalyptus logs. In 1984, the airport had its first international flight from San Juan, Puerto Rico. With the foundation of new airport, new hotels were built around the area. Since then the airport had many expansions and imrovements. As of 2018, the PUJ accommodates 7,886,586 passengers and 46,480 aircraft operations. You can easily drive to the tourists' sites of Bayahibe and Boca de Yuma from the airport.
On this page it is easy to search for Punta Cana, Dominican Republic airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ-Punta Cana Intl.) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the PUJ airport.
Most of these PUJ
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the PUJ airport are East National Park, Bavaro Adventure Park, and Dye Fore Golf Club.
Map of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ-Punta Cana Intl.)
If you planning to travel to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ-Punta Cana Intl.), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 11:04 AM.
The temperature feels like 77.5 with a humidity level of 75 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 1 percent with visibility at 14.9 percent.
Today’s UV index is 8, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling east at a speed of 5 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 10:32 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for Punta Cana, Dominican Republic PUJ airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free PUJ airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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