1999: The Concorde Arrives In Costa Rica

The date was January 24, 19999


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

Photo from AviacionCR.net

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:


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