The arrival of the Air France Concorde to the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica in January 1999.

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The date was Sunday, January 24, 1999, at 1:00 pm.

The plane carried 90 passengers who each paid (at the time) US$52,500 for the 20 day trip through Latin America.

Costa Rica was the last stop on the trip that included: Rio de Janeiro and Iguazu, inBrazil; Buenos Aires and Ushuaia, in Argentina; Santiago de Chile and Isla de Pascua, in Chile and Lima and Peru.

From Aviación Comercial en Costa Rica: