Residents reported ashfall from Turrialba Volcano on Thursday in northern areas of Heredia, Alajuela and San José and as far as the Caribbean province of Limón.
The temporary closure of the terminal, the largest in Costa Rica, caused the suspension of 68 departures and 52 arrivals on Monday and Tuesday.
Ashfall on the runways Juan Santamaría International Airport and Tobías Bolaños Airport prompted the temporary closure of both airports.
The latest eruption of Turrialba Volcano happened at 6:58 a.m. and lasted more than 10 minutes.
Sustained tremor activity that started at 8 p.m. Wednesday marked a new spike in activity at Turrialba Volcano. At 1:45 a.m. Thursday the crater began spewing ash and vapor, experts from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) and the National Seismological Network (RSN) reported.
Volcanologists believe Turrialba Volcano isn’t going to stop erupting any time soon and that could have long-term effects on people living downwind.
Consumption of vegetables grown north of Cartago province do not pose any risk to humans despite their exposure to ashes from the Turrialba Volcano, the Costa Rican government says.
Turrialba Volcano started its latest series of eruptions this month and the internet has been spewing misinformation ever since.
The spewing of ash, rocks and gases that started Friday at Turrialba Volcano continued almost uninterrupted Monday afternoon, the National University's Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica reported.