Flights to Dominican Republic take about 3 hours from most gateway cities on the east coast of the United States. Today flying to the Dominican Republic is more convenient than ever with more airlines offering non -stop itineraries. Punta Cana Airport /PUJ, is now one of the busiest in the entire Caribbean.
With an extension of 48,442 square kilometers, the Dominican Republic is the second largest country in the Greater Antilles, a group of island in the Caribbean comprising of Cuba, Hispaniola (containing the Dominican Republic), Puerto Rico, and Jamaica. This strategic geographic Caribbean position has turned it into the main tourist destination of the region and into an ideal place for business, trade and great Dominican Republic golf. The country has a great geographic diversity, having extensive beaches of white sand, fertile valleys with exuberant vegetation, desert zones with dune formations, mighty mountain chains where Pico Duarte, the highest peak and lake Enriquillo the biggest lake in the Caribbean.