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Civil Aviation Confirms Juan Santamaría (San Jose) Airport Will Re-Open at 4AM Friday

QCOSTARICA (12:32AM) - Civil Aviation (Dirección General de Aviación Civil) confirmed it will be re-opening the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport at 4:00AM Friday morning, after a 10 hour lockdown. Silvia Chaves, spokesperson for Aeris Holding Costa Rica that manages the airport, said crews will...

Tourism Minister Says NO to New Airport in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Tourism Minister, Wilhelm von Breymann ruled the project of a new airport in the country, saying that the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport has sufficient capacity, saying the improvement and expansion of the Daniel Oduber airport in Liberia has more urgent need. The...

Italian Attempted to Leave Costa Rica With 101 Ovules of Cocaine In His Stomach

QCOSTARICA - The lure of fast money continues to tempt foreigners visiting Costa Rica, mocking airport security controls and place their lives at risk, becoming drug mules. The latest is of an Italian, arrested Monday at the Juan Santamaría (San Jose airport) in Alajuela, hiding...

Way Clear For Expansion of the Santamaría (San Jose) Airport

QCOSTARICA - The possibility of the Juan Santamaria (San José - SJO) airport having 18 boarding gates and able to handle more than seven million passengers a year, is close to becoming reality. Finally, the ground moving work has begun so the airport expansion to...

Three Airlines Announced The Start Of Charging Departure Tax On Airline Tickets

QCOSTARICA - American Airlines, US Airways and Copa Airlines this week will be the first airlines in Costa Rica to include the airport departure tax on airline tickets. According to a statement by the Asociación de Líneas Áreas (ALA) - Association of Airlines - starting...

Tourist Traffic Increased 30% Today, According to Costa Rica Tourism Board

QCOSTARICA - After the restoration of normal operations at the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport, yesterday at noon, activity today was more than the usual Saturday volume with an increase of more than 30%, according to the Costa Rica Tourism Board (Instituto Costarricense de...

San José Airport Back To “Normal Operations”

QCOSTARICA - 3:23 pm - It was at 2:30pm Friday when officials at the Juan Santamaría international airport lifed the "temporary opening" and re-establish normal airport operations. The San José international airport (SJO) had been shut down Thursday afternoon when ash fallout from the Turrialba...

San José Airport CONTINUES CLOSED

QCOSTARICA - 8:23am - The Juan Santamaria (SJO) airport continues closed this morning, the airport manager, Aeris, saying normal operations should be resumed by noon on Friday. The closure that has been in effect since 4:00pm Thursday has resulted in the cancellation of more than...

Why Aren’t Flights Diverted to the Liberia Airport????

TICO BULL - The closure of the San José (Juan Santamaria - SJO) international airport due to the volcanic ash from the Turrialba has caused many to ask the question, why not divert flights to Liberia (LIR)? The problems for doing so, to the best...

Ash Forces Total Closure of San Jose Airports

QCOSTARICA - 5:23 pm - Air Surveillance (Vigilancia Aérea) reports a number of flights cancelled or delayed due to the fall out the Turrialba eruptions today. The airports affected are the Juan Santamaria (SJO) in Alajuela and Tobia Bolaños in Pavas,  San José since the...

Sloth Kong Takes over Juan Santamaría Airport

QCOSTARICA - Sloth Kong has taken over Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José airport - SJO) to wish our visitors a good trip home - and a quick return - after their stays in Costa Rica. Once passengers have checked their bags,  they are encouraged...

Costa Rica Authorities Investigate Possible Suicide On Passenger Plane (Updated)

QCOSTARICA - The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) is investigating a case of possible suicide of a passenger on an Avianca flight from Bogota, Colombia to San José, Costa Rica. The judicial police confirmed the body of the man was found in the rear bathroom...

New Flights San Salvador – San José Start Feb. 25

QCOSTARICA - The Salvadoran airline VECA (Vuelos Economicos de Centro America) has announced that as of February 25th it will begin operating three flights per week between San Salvador (SAL), El Salvador and San Jose (SJO), Costa Rica. Direct flights will be operated on Mondays,...

Nature Air Announces San Jose – Limon Daily Flights Starting Dec. 1

COSTA RICA TRAVEL NEWS -- Nature Air announced the launch of a new direct flight from San José to Limón, starting December 1. The daily flight will leave the Juan Santamaría airport in San José at 5:50am and arrive in the Caribbean port city at...

United Airlines Offers Dulles – San José Flights

United Airlines last week began offering non-stop flights from Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD) to three Central American cities. The airline began offering the flights Saturday to Guatemala City, Guatemala and San Jose (SJO), Costa Rica. "These new flights strengthen United's Latin American route network and provide...

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