Air Travelers Dive Into Punta Cana’s Airport Expansion

The newly expanded Terminal B includes a VIP lounge with a swimming pool
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Terminal B is one of the most modern airport terminals in the region, with amenities such as a VIP lounge with a swimming pool. Unsplash

The expansion of Terminal B of the Punta Cana International Airport has officially opened. During its first five days of operation in the capital of tourism in the Dominican Republic, it has received 60 flights and accommodated 17,923 passengers.

“The expansion of Terminal B is one of our most anticipated expansion projects this year, being an example in the aeronautical world, as there are few terminals in Latin America with this infrastructure design,” said Frank Elías Rainieri, CEO of Grupo Puntacana. “Its quality can be compared to any airport in the world. We project that, with this addition, the airport will exceed 11 million passengers annually.”

Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic can be reached from Florida by a variety of airlines including Frontier, American, Spirit and JetBlue.

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The expansion of Terminal B cost more than $90 million. The expansion allows the airport to handle 5,000 passengers per hour and 4 million passengers per year.

Terminal B is one of the most modern airport terminals in the region, with signature amenities and services such as a VIP Lounge with a swimming pool and an impressive view of the runway. It also has flight self-registration kiosks, migration with e-gates, 10 state-of-the-art body scanners, eight tomographic machines and four automated machines, making it one of the most modern in terms of equipment in Latin America.

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