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San Jose Juan Santamaria International Airport

Everything you need to know before departing from or arriving to San Jose Airport

San Jose Juan Santamaria International Airport in a nutshell

Krystof Hajek updated 4. 3. 2024

Costa Rica's largest airport is located in Alajuela, about 18 kilometres from the capital city of San Jose.

The Costa Rican arm of Avianca is based here. San Jose is served by flights to destinations throughout Costa Rica, Latin America, the USA and several scheduled flights from Europe, especially from Madrid and Frankfurt.

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Costa Rica's second international airport is called Liberia LIR and serves mainly holiday flights to resorts on the Pacific coast.

If you are looking for an airport in San Jose, California, visit the San Jose SJC airport information page.

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Krystof Hajek

Krystof is the editor-in-chief of Cestee. He is also an avid traveller with 574 flights and 73 countries visited.