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Location information for Ponce Airport

Mercedita Airport is a commercial facility situated five kilometres from the central business district of Ponce city, in Puerto Rico. Originally a military installation, it has strong military connections and provides a daily flight to New York with JetBlue Airways. It’s Puerto Rico’s largest airport in terms of military freight and personnel volume.

Mercedita Airport facilities

As well as its military connections, general aviation services and its hub for the Puerto Rico Police’s Air rescue unit, the airport’s single-storey terminal provides passenger amenities including car hire in Mercedita Airport, a popular choice for visitors. Other services include duty-free outlets, long- and short-term parking lots, and restaurants.

Mercedita Airport excursions

The sprawling city of Ponce is set on the coastal plain of the Caribbean Sea. The indigenous Ponce Creole architecture here is a vibrant mix of Art Nouveau and neo-classicism which needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. A Catalonian flavour modelled on Barcelona is also a feature here. Getting around the huge city is easy with car rental in Mercedita Airport.

Best time to visit

The island’s tropical savannah climate ensures winter highs of 30?C and summer highs of 34?C, bringing visitors all year round. Mean annual rainfall is low on the plains and in the city due to the relatively high mountains. Sunny days are common all year round and on the coast, evenings are cool with the sea breeze, making open-air dining a delight.

Car rental in Mercedita Airport

Generally, road conditions here are fine, but local driving habits here can be dangerous. Some older coast roads are congested and mountain roads may be narrow, but experienced motorists should be fine. For car rental at the best rate, compare car hire rates online before you book.