Traveling to Santiago De Los Caballeros by Airplane

Santiago de los Caballeros airport is the Cibao International Airport

Home to one of the busiest airports in the Dominican Republic, Santiago De Los Caballeros is the hub of air traffic for the Cibao Valley and central region of the country. As tourism continues to expand, this airport becomes more and more important to the industry, and experts expect to see the number of flights to grow in the coming years.

Cibao International Airport

Commonly referred to as the Santiago Airport, the Aeropuerto Internacional Cibao (STI) is the third busiest airport and located in the second largest city on the Dominican Republic. The airport is one of the most modern facilities in the country, and as growth continues, officials expect to keep up with the technology.

The airport has one main terminal for international traffic, a domestic terminal, and a cargo terminal, plus a runway measuring 8,595 feet long as well as an asphalt helipad. Flights from around the world touch down here on a daily basis, but currently Jet Blue is the largest carrier, providing flights from New York and Boston more than anywhere else.

Flying to Santiago De Los Caballeros from the US

Jet Blue is the primary air carrier for tourists visiting Santiago De Los Caballeros from the United States. They offer daily flights from Boston as well as seven flights a day from New York.

This table lets you know which airlines are flying directly from the U.S. and the places from which they are flying. Not all of the flight combinations you will see listed on some of the booking engines make sense so it can be handy to know which airlines fly directly to this airport.

Aeropuerto Internacional Cibao U.S. Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA FLL Spirit Airlines
Miami, FL, USA MIA American Airlines

Flying to Santiago De Los Caballeros from Canada

In order for Canadians to get to Santiago De Los Caballeros they'll have to rely on charters or connecting flights, because it can be hard to get a direct flight from this Northern country.

Flying to Santiago De Los Caballeros from the Caribbean

If you're visiting other islands in the Caribbean during your vacation, you'll find it easiest to travel to Santiago De Los Caballeros from Turks and Caicos. Intercaribbean Airways has set Santiago De Los Caballeros as their international hub, and about a dozen flights to the airport each week.

Check below for a complete list of air service from other regional airports. If there aren't any flights from an airport near your home, taking a connecting flight from another airport in the Caribbean might be a good solution.

Aeropuerto Internacional Cibao Caribbean Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Dominica DOM LIAT
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico SJU Jet Blue, Seaborne Airlines
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands PLS Intercaribbean Airways

Next Stop, Santiago de los Caballeros

Renting a car or hailing a cab from the airport are the two most common ways for tourists to get to their accommodations, but the least expensive way is to take the bus. Buses don't travel to the airport, so you'll have to either walk or get in a taxi to Las Palomas Road where you can get on a bus for just 25 pesos.

There is a lot to recommend vacationing on Santiago De Los Caballeros, including the fact that it houses its own international airport, cutting down on travel time significantly.

Take a look at this chart if you want to call some of the regional air charter companies.

Charter Operators
Name Phone Location Island
Intercaribbean Airways at STI (809) 200-0252 Aeropuerto Internacional Cibao - 7.7 mi. (12.4 km) Southeast of Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic

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