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Distance between Punta Cana (PUJ) and Puerto Plata (POP)

Flight distance from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata (Punta Cana International Airport – Gregorio Luperón International Airport) is 166 miles / 267 kilometers / 144 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Punta Cana (PUJ) to Puerto Plata (POP) is 244 miles / 393 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 24 minutes.

Punta Cana – Puerto Plata

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166
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267
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144
Nautical miles

How far is Puerto Plata from Punta Cana?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 165.847 miles
  • 266.905 kilometers
  • 144.117 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 165.845 miles
  • 266.902 kilometers
  • 144.115 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Punta Cana International Airport to Gregorio Luperón International Airport is 48 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Punta Cana and Puerto Plata.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata generates about 49 kg of CO2 per passenger, 49 kilograms is equal to 109 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata

Shortest flight path between Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) and Gregorio Luperón International Airport (POP).

Airport information

Origin Punta Cana International Airport
City: Punta Cana
Country: Dominican Republic Flag of Dominican Republic
IATA Code: PUJ
ICAO Code: MDPC
Coordinates: 18°34′2″N, 68°21′48″W
Destination Gregorio Luperón International Airport
City: Puerto Plata
Country: Dominican Republic Flag of Dominican Republic
IATA Code: POP
ICAO Code: MDPP
Coordinates: 19°45′28″N, 70°34′11″W