Carrillo Airport

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Playa Sámara/Carrillo Airport
Airport type Public / Private
Operator Dirección General de Aviación Civil (DGAC)
Serves Carrillo, Costa Rica
Elevation AMSL 2 m / 7 ft
Coordinates 09°52′N 085°29′W / 9.867°N 85.483°W / 9.867; -85.483Coordinates: 09°52′N 085°29′W / 9.867°N 85.483°W / 9.867; -85.483
MRCR is located in Costa Rica
Location of airport in Costa Rica
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,200 3,937 stone slat
Source: AIP Costa Rica[2]

Carrillo Airport (IATA: RIKICAO: MRCR) is an airport serving Carrillo,[2] a town in Guanacaste province, Costa Rica. The airport is situated between Playa Carrillo and Playa Sámara. It is also known as Carrillo (Samara) Domestic Airport.[3]


The airport resides at an elevation of 2 feet (0.61 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 09/27 which measures 1,200 by 20 metres (3,937 ft × 66 ft).[2]

The airport consists of a simple, grassy landing strip and a covered shelter that is occasionally used to weigh luggage before boarding. There are no amenities nearby in the immediate vicinity.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Nature Air San Jose[citation needed]
Sansa Punta Islita, San Jose[citation needed]


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  2. ^ a b c "AIP Costa Rica: Part 3 Aerodromes" (PDF). Dirección General de Aviación Civil. 22 October 2009. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Carrillo (Samara) Domestic Airport".