Dominican Republic
2.2 Dominican Republic Aviation

Key airport information may also be found at: 

Civil Aviation

The National Airport System of the Dominican Republic has:

  • 5 State Property Public Airports Concession to Aerodom.
  • 3 Public Airports in Private Property
  • 4 airports National State Owned
  • 1 concession from Aerodom National Airport.
  • 1 Airport National Private Property
  • 1 Military Airport with International Category

Company name and address

Contact Names & Email

Phone and Fax

Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation

Bird. Mexico Esq. March 30.

Santo Domingo, D.N.,

Dominican Republic.

Name: Alejandro Herrera Rodríguez

Title: General Director

Web page:

Tel: 809 221 7909 Ext. 290/462/271

Fax: 809 221 8616

Role and Services Summary

Mission: Regulate and monitor civil aviation activity and manage air traffic services in the territory and airspace of the Dominican Republic.

Airports in National Territory

  1. International Airport of the Americas (AILA) Dr. José Fco. Peña Gómez, Santo Domingo.
  2. Gregorio Luperón Intl Airport (POP), Puerto Plata.
  3. Presidente Juan Bosch International Airport (AZS), Samaná.
  4. La Isabela International Airport, Dr. Joaquín Balaguer (JBQ), Santo Domingo Norte.
  5. Maria Montez Intl Airport (BRX), Barahona.
  6. Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)
  7. Cibao International Airport (STI)
  8. Casa de Campo La Romana International Airport (LRM)


The main domestic airlines in the Dominican Republic are Aerolíneas MAS, SA and Air Century, which are privately owned.  Many foreign airlines are also present According to a statistic compiled by IDAC in 2014, the main foreign airlines in the Dominican Republic are American Airlines, Jet Blue, Delta and Copa Airlines, together, representing 37 percent of total passengers and 41 percent of regular flights.

The Directorate-General for Civil Aeronautics is the regulatory body responsible for aviation affairs. Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI (AERODOM) is a concessionaire foreign consortium that operates most state airports in the Dominican Republic. 

State airports are publicly used airfields designated by the executive branch as a port of entry and exit for international air traffic passengers, cargo or mail.

  • Osvaldo Virgil National Airport;
  • Cabo Rojo National Airport (military airport); And
  • National Airport of Konstanz (tourist and exporter).

State concession airports: airfield for public use for which the Dominican State has granted a concession to a private party.

  • Las Americas International Airport, José Francisco Peña Gómez (SDQ);
  • Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP);
  • Presidente Juan Bosch International Airport (AZS);
  • La Isabela International Airport, Dr. Joaquín Balager (JBQ);
  • Maria Montez International Airport (BRX); And
  • Barril Creek Airport (Samaná).


Private airports are airports owned by private companies.

  • Punta Cana International Airport is owned and operated by Corporacion Aeropuerto Aeropuerto del Este, SA (CAE);
  • Cibao International Airport owned by Cibao International Airport, Inc;
  • La Romana International Airport owned by Central Romana Corporation, Ltd, and its subsidiaries.

For more information on contact information for government agencies and airports, please refer to the following links:  4.1 Dominican Republic Government Contact List and the 4.5 Dominican Republic Airport Companies Contact List.

Procedures for Aircraft Registration

In this country, it is necessary to apply, submit and approve the following requirements before the preposition of aircraft registered abroad:

  • Name and address of operator
  • Business address, telephone and fax Operator
  • Type and registration of the aircraft
  • PBMD (MTOW) of the aircraft
  • Pilot-in-command (crew)
  • Date of union
  • Airport admission to Dominican Republic
  • Departure from the Dominican Republic airport
  • The last landing at the airport before entering the Dominican Republic
  • Flying object
  • Number of passengers
  • Load type and weight (if applicable)
  • Date of entry into Dominican Republic
  • Full route of use.

Operator, aircraft and crew documentation:

 Certificate of registration of the aircraft

  • Current certificate of airworthiness
  • Insurance policy in force for aircraft, including geographical boundaries and aircraft registration
  • Valid license and medical equipment

For more information on procedures for aircraft registered abroad, see the following links: and


Dominican Airlines

Dominican airlines that operate:

  1. Air Century
  2. Geca Air Services
  3. Aeroglobal
  4. Aerointer
  5. Santo Domingo Airlines
  6. Dominican Aircraft
  7. Clouds Air
  8. DW Dominican Wings
  9. Greenair
  10. Helidosa Aviation Group
  11. Hlicraft
  12. Inter Islands Airlines
  13. Read Air
  14. Republic Flight Lines
  15. Rimjo
  16. Professional Air Services
  17. Dominican Air Transport Services
  18. Sky High Aviation Services and
  19. Tropical Aero Services.

Aviation Contacts

IDAC Central Office

Bird. Mexico Esq. March 30, Santo Domingo, D.N. Rep. Dom.

Monday to Friday from 8:00AM to 4:00PM

809-221-7909 809-274-4322 809-221-6220
Ext. 3204, 3208, 3210, 3211, 3213, 3214


Av. Extension Route 66, Edif. Headquarters Navigation Flight Control Area"Norge Botello", Las Americas International Airport.

Monday to Friday from 8:00AM to 4:00PM

809-221-7909 809-274-4322 809-221-6220Ext. 2045, 2205, 2087, 2583

Civil Aviation Board (JAC)

Calle José Joaquín Pérez # 104, Gazcue, Santo Domingo, R.D.

Tel: (809) 689-4167 Ext. 267 Fax: -

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

ICAO, North American, Central American and Caribbean Office

Calz. Mariano Escobedo No. 526 - 2nd floor

Col. Anzures, C.P. 11590, Mexico City.

Mail: Postal Box 5-377, C.P. 06500, Mexico City.

Tel: +52 55 52 50 32 11

E-mail:  /

North America, Central America and the Caribbean Office (NACC)

Specialized Corps in Airport Security and Civil Aviation (CESAC)

Calle Ing. Zoilo Hermógenes García # 419, Antigua Prolongación Ruta 66, Las Américas, Santo Domingo Este, R.D.

Tel: (809) 549-8026 Fax: N/A 


Higher Academy of Aeronautical Sciences

Extension route 66, Punta Caucedo, Dominican Aeronautical Complex, Santo Domingo Este, Rep. Dom.


Monday to Friday from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

National Bureau of Meteorology (ONAMET)

Av. Juan Moliné #1, Los Mameyes, Santo Domingo Este, Dominican Republic

Tel: (809) 788-1122 / (809) 200-8585 Fax: (809) 594-8844


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