Santo Domingo Las Américas Airport (SDQ/MDSD)

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Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • Santo Domingo is the largest city in the Dominican Republic.
  • Largest city in the Caribbean.
  • Largest catchment area of any city in the Caribbean and Central America.
  • Large local population with high propensity to travel.
  • Number one business city in the Caribbean.
  • Ultra low-cost carriers only provide 3% of annual traffic.

Marketing and other support

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

Catchment Area

  • 30-minute catchment area: 3.7 million people.
  • 60-minute catchment area: 4.5 million people.
  • 120-minute catchment area: 5.8 million people.


  • Santo Domingo is strategically located in the south centre of the island, making it the most accessible city in the Dominican Republic. 95% of the country can be reached within a four-hour drive. The airport is only 25 minutes away from Santo Domingo, the capital and most important city in the Dominican Republic.

Infrastructure & Operations

  • Runways: One – direction – 17/35; length – 3,354 metres.
  • Slot coordinated: No.
  • Operating hours: 24 hours.
  • Terminal: One terminal with two piers, nine contact gates and 13 remote stands.
  • Other details: No operational constraints.

Vital statistics

  • 3.9 million passengers (in 2017) (39% leisure, 39% VFR, 22% business).
  • Largest carrier: JetBlue.


  • 144 million lbs.