Gregorio Luperón International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Gregorio Luperón) is also known as Puerto Plata Airport. It is the Dominican Republic's second largest airport, after Las Américas International Airport in Punta Caucedo. The airport is named after General Gregorio Luperón a Dominican military and state leader. Capable of handling planes of all sizes, Puerto Plata Airport has benefited from being in an area with many beaches, which are popular among charter airline passengers. The popularity of the city where it is located at has also drawn a number of regularly scheduled passenger airlines over the years.