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These are the domestic airports in Costa Rica receiving upgrades
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These are the domestic airports in Costa Rica receiving upgrades

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 22, 2019

Until recently, many of Costa Rica's domestic airports were little more than airstrips carved into the forest.  But the government is investing up to $160 million through…

Juan Santamaría airport expands, adds four new boarding gates
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Juan Santamaría airport expands, adds four new boarding gates

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 2, 2019

Juan Santamaría International Airport on Friday inaugurated a $23.5 million expansion featuring four additional gates, a restaurant, a VIP lounge and a pet playground. President Carlos Alvarado…

Guanacaste airport expansion set to begin in January
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Guanacaste airport expansion set to begin in January

L. Arias - December 14, 2016

Works to expand and improve Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR), in Liberia, Guanacaste will begin next month, Casa Presidencial confirmed in a  statement. Airport administrator Corporación…

Costa Rica airports increase security following Brussels blasts
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Costa Rica airports increase security following Brussels blasts

The Tico Times - March 22, 2016

Travelers should give themselves at least three hours to pass through security at Juan Santamaría International Airport on Tuesday and throughout the week after terrorist attacks in…

Costa Rica’s Tobías Bolaños International Airport to reopen nighttime service
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Costa Rica’s Tobías Bolaños International Airport to reopen nighttime service

L. Arias - November 24, 2015

Starting on Dec. 1, Costa Rica’s Tobías Bolaños International Airport in Pavas, west of San José, will operate from 6-9 p.m. after night hours were suspended in October. As a cost-cutting measure, the terminal…

Could new clues help locate an Argentine plane that disappeared in Costa Rica 50 years ago?
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Latin America
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Could new clues help locate an Argentine plane that disappeared in Costa Rica 50 years ago?

The Tico Times - September 23, 2015

Costa Rica's Talamanca Mountains are among the most remote places in Central America. Far from major cities, thick with tropical jungle, rivers, venomous snakes and cold mountaintops,…

Costa Rica begins fumigating planes at international airports to halt spread of animal disease
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Costa Rica begins fumigating planes at international airports to halt spread of animal disease

L. Arias - August 26, 2015

Costa Rica’s National Animal Health Service (SENASA) this week began fumigating all aircraft entering the country as well as some flights leaving its international terminals in order to…

No more waiting in line to pay exit tax for fliers on American, US Airways and Copa
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No more waiting in line to pay exit tax for fliers on American, US Airways and Copa

The Tico Times - March 19, 2015

Some travelers might feel like they're in first class as they glide past the often long line to pay the exit tax at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport…