Samaná Airport (AZS/MDCY)

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Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • Limited or no competition on unserved city pairs.
  • As a destination, Samaná offers a mix of beaches, eco-tourism, nightlife, adventure and extreme sports.
  • Prime spot in the Caribbean for whale watching.

Marketing and other support

  • An attractive incentive/marketing support scheme is available upon request.

Catchment Area

  • 30-minute catchment are: 440,000 people.
  • 60-minute catchment area: 735,000 people.
  • 120-minute catchment area: 5.3 million people.


  • Samaná Airport is to the west of the Samaná peninsula and within 20 minutes of the breathtaking beaches of Las Terrenas and Coson. The airport is 48 kilometres from downtown Santa Barbara de Samaná and 57 kilometres from wonderful Cayo Levantado.

Infrastructure & Operations

  • Runways: One – direction – 07/25; length – 3,000 metres.
  • Slot coordinated: No.
  • Operating hours: 24 hours.
  • Terminals: One. Airport was opened in 2006.
  • Other details: No operational constraints.

Vital statistics

  • In 2017 the airport handled 151,000 passengers, 96% of which were leisure travellers.
  • The airport’s largest carrier is Air Transat.
  • Capable of handling up to three 747-400s simultaneously.