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Jacob Babchuk Gallery launches exhibit at Juan Santamaría Airport
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Arts & Culture
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Jacob Babchuk Gallery launches exhibit at Juan Santamaría Airport

Elizabeth Lang - July 12, 2018

The Jacob Babchuk Gallery in Escazú has displayed works from its private art collection for the enjoyment of the public at the Juan Santamaría Airport (SJO), located…

Soaring above the volcanoes
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Newsletter
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Soaring above the volcanoes

The Tico Times - April 20, 2017

Thanks to faithful Tico Times reader and Southwest Airlines pilot John Wells, who has spent a lot of time in the air above San José in recent…

‘La Platina’ bridge to be partially closed for over a month, officials say
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Costa Rica
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‘La Platina’ bridge to be partially closed for over a month, officials say

The Tico Times - January 12, 2017

The bridge that keeps causing nightmares for Costa Rican drivers will be closed for six weeks beginning on Jan. 21, authorities from the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) confirmed…

Flight delays, cancellations after latest Turrialba eruptions 
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Airports
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Flight delays, cancellations after latest Turrialba eruptions 

Zach Dyer - May 20, 2016

Costa Rica’s main international airport remains open after Turrialba Volcano erupted again Friday morning in the latest of a series of powerful recent eruptions. While the airport…

UPDATED: Iberia flight makes a nail-biting landing at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport
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Airlines
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UPDATED: Iberia flight makes a nail-biting landing at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport

Michael Krumholtz - October 5, 2015

UPDATE, Monday, October 5, 3:20 p.m. Airport officials and authorities from Costa Rica's Civil Aviation Authority on Monday responded to questions about Sunday's Iberia flight 6313 by saying the landing was perfectly…

Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría Airport expands capacity with new departure lounges, boarding bridges
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Airports
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Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría Airport expands capacity with new departure lounges, boarding bridges

L. Arias - August 19, 2015

Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) inaugurated on Tuesday two new waiting areas and two new boarding bridges that will allow for larger aircraft. The expansion project, which…

And here are your Sloth Kong Airport Photo Contest winners…
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Arts and Culture
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And here are your Sloth Kong Airport Photo Contest winners…

The Tico Times - June 24, 2015

Remember back in March when we announced that our beloved Sloth Kong was taking over Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport? Well, it turns out that the hospitality…

Italian arrested with liquid cocaine at Costa Rica airport
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Crime
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Italian arrested with liquid cocaine at Costa Rica airport

Zach Dyer - May 14, 2015

Police at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport arrested an Italian tourist Thursday carrying nearly 6 kilograms of liquid cocaine, according to a statement from the Public Security…

Airport police arrest Tico with more than a kilo of cocaine
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Crime
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Airport police arrest Tico with more than a kilo of cocaine

Zach Dyer - April 7, 2015

Drug Control Police arrested a Costa Rican tourist at Juan Santamaría International Airport attempting to fly to Madrid, Spain with more than 1 kilogram of cocaine in his…

Stranded travelers try to make the best of an extended stay at Juan Santamaría International Airport
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Airport closing
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Stranded travelers try to make the best of an extended stay at Juan Santamaría International Airport

Zach Dyer and Jill Replogle - March 13, 2015

They came for the beaches, the cloud forest and the wildlife. They wished they never had to leave. That is, until they couldn't leave. Thousands of visitors…

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