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Las Americas International Airport (SDQ)

Last Updated: Sept. 10, 2020, 7:14 p.m.

  • Luis Jose Lopez Mena
  • 8096696198
  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • Yes

  • Provide details: What type of screening is required? By whom is the screening conducted? Is screening for all passengers or for specific airlines?
  • All passengers and non-passengers have their temperature taken to enter the terminal. This is done by a machine and is supervised by security personnel.

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • No

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • No

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Non-passengers are restricted from entering departures area (check in halls) but are allowed to be at arrivals hall.

  • Are exceptions made for accompanying persons assisting minors traveling alone or persons with disabilities, including those with reduced mobility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Only passengers are allowed to enter at departures area but if the passenger are minors, old people or with disabilities the accompanying person is allowed to enter with them.

  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • No

  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • The Airport has a personnel who make desinfections rouns around the airport on all public areas.

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • No

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • No

  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • There are auto gates machines at immigration but only works for Dominicans.

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • They are subjected to random rapid PCR tests.

  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • No

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Passengers conecting with another flight has to go out side and go upstairs to departures area so their temperature is taken and the use of a mask is mandatory.

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, they are allowed to be at arrivals area only.

  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Their temperature is taken to enter the terminal at arrivals area and the use of a mask is mandatory.

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • No

  • Is physical distancing required in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • 1.5 meters

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • The marks are at check in counters, gates, arrivals hall, at the entrance of the airport, stores and restaurants.

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • We do not have moving walkings. There are rules for the use of the elevators but there are no distancing marks on the escalators.

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • The bus is disinfected after every use.

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • No

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • No

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Some companies required their personel use gloves.

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • No

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • All the public areas are disinfected by a personnel with clothe and equipment and they use chlorine dioxide

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas, Airport lounges, Duty-free shops, Other retail activities

  • Provide details
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas, Airport lounges, Duty-free shops, Other retail activities

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • The are signage all over the airport encouraging physical distancing.

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • There are hand sanitizing station at check in counters, on the entrance of the airport, costumer service counter, security points and passport control and boarding areas (gates).

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • There is a first aid center on the terminal.

  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • No

  • Provide details
  • No

  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • No

  • Provide details
  • No

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • In the airport's social media, the security measures and protocols that passengers and people visiting the airport must take into account have been posted.

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • No

  • Provide details
  • No

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Chlorine dioxide is placed in the air filters to filter the air.

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • No

  • Provide details
  • No