The Airport Department (DA) is preparing the draft for the authorization of the development of the Pedernales International Airport project. The government is seeking a public-private partnership to build the airport. The airport would be built in Cabo Rojo, described as the next great Dominican beach destination. The Pedernales Development Plan envisions the construction of 3,000 lodging units in the southwestern area. Pedernales is most famous for its Bahía de las Aguilas beach area, a strip of pristine white sands and crystal clear shallow waters. The province is on the border with Haiti.
Victor Pichardo, of the Airport Department says that while the international airport is built, the government is contemplating the construction of a control tower and a small terminal to service the first tourists.
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4 March 2021