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Sky is the limit: Liberia International Airport’s rapid growth
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Sky is the limit: Liberia International Airport’s rapid growth

The Tico Times - October 30, 2019

To commemorate Liberia International Airport's new KLM service between Guanacaste and Amsterdam, we're re-running this 2004 story about the airport's growth.  * * * * GUANACASTE, prepare for…

Watch: KLM plane receives water-cannon salute in first flight to Liberia, Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Watch: KLM plane receives water-cannon salute in first flight to Liberia, Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2019

Daniel Oduber Quirós Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste has come a long way. Less than two decades after it served fewer than 100,000 passengers a year, the Costa…

Costa Rica airport wins service quality award
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Travel & Tourism
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Costa Rica airport wins service quality award

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 6, 2019

Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport has seen dramatic passenger growth over the past 15 years, and it hasn’t come at the expense of quality. Costa Rica’s second-busiest…

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…

Air travel to Costa Rica up 4.5% over 2018
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Costa Rica
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Air travel to Costa Rica up 4.5% over 2018

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 7, 2019

More than 1.3 million people flew to Costa Rica through the first six months of 2019, according to data from the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT). The…

Customs form no longer a requirement for international arrivals
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Costa Rica
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Customs form no longer a requirement for international arrivals

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 27, 2019

When you're flying to Costa Rica, you can now leave your pen in your bag. As of mid-2019, Costa Rica's Customs Administration no longer requires the majority…

American Airlines launching direct flights from New York to Costa Rica
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American Airlines launching direct flights from New York to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 26, 2019

Big Apple, meet Pura Vida. Beginning in November, American Airlines will launch new direct routes between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Costa Rica.…

Vinci buys more than 40 percent share of Costa Rica’s two main airports
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Vinci buys more than 40 percent share of Costa Rica’s two main airports

AFP - April 25, 2018

The French company Vinci Airports bought Airports Worldwide, a portfolio with shares in 12 facilities including Costa Rica's two most important airports. Vinci purchased 48.75 percent of…

Winter Storm Stella causes flight cancellations between New York-Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Winter Storm Stella causes flight cancellations between New York-Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 14, 2017

Rain, snow, sleet and rain from Winter Storm Stella hitting the East Coast of the U.S. caused the cancellation of five flights between Costa Rica and New York…

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…