Limón International Airport

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Limón International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Limón
IATA: LIOICAO: MRLM
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Dirección General de Aviación Civil
Location Limón, Costa Rica
Elevation AMSL 2 m / 7 ft
Coordinates 09°57′28″N 083°01′19″W / 9.95778°N 83.02194°W / 9.95778; -83.02194Coordinates: 09°57′28″N 083°01′19″W / 9.95778°N 83.02194°W / 9.95778; -83.02194
Map
MRLM is located in Costa Rica
MRLM
MRLM
Location in Costa Rica
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 1,800 5,906 Asphalt
Source: Costa Rican AIP[1]

Limón International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Limón) (IATA: LIOICAO: MRLM) in Limón, Costa Rica, is one of the four international airports in that country. It re-opened on Saturday, 1 July 2006 after being closed nearly 20 years for domestic flights.

The Presidency Ministry announced in June 2011 that Sansa Airlines would begin regular scheduled flights four times a week to Limón Airport, beginning in July and costing ₡30,000–₡75,000 ($60–$150), to increase tourism to Limón Province.[2][3]

Puerto Limón and the southern Caribbean area towns of Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, Manzanillo and Gandoca, as well as the indigenous communities of Bri Bri, Hone Creek, Carbon 1 and 2, Shiroles and Suretka are all within two hours of the airport by ground transportation.

Nature Air domestic airline currently only flies charter flights to Limón. SANSA Regional Airline also flies charter flights upon request from San Jose's Juan Santamaria International Airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Nature Air San José, Tortuguero

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Limón International Airport, Costa Rica
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 80
(27)
80
(27)
82
(28)
83
(28)
83
(28)
83
(28)
82
(28)
82
(28)
84
(29)
83
(28)
81
(27)
80
(27)
81.9
(27.7)
Average low °F (°C) 71
(22)
71
(22)
72
(22)
73
(23)
75
(24)
75
(24)
74
(23)
74
(23)
75
(24)
75
(24)
73
(23)
72
(22)
73.3
(22.9)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 12.56
(319)
7.90
(200.7)
7.61
(193.3)
11.30
(287)
11.08
(281.4)
10.87
(276.1)
16.06
(407.9)
11.37
(288.8)
6.42
(163.1)
7.80
(198.1)
14.45
(367)
15.81
(401.6)
133.23
(3,384)
Source: Weather Underground[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AIP - Part 3 Aerodromes
  2. ^ New flights to Limón seek to drive up tourism The Tico Times 14 June 2011.
  3. ^ Turismo podrá volar a Limón a partir de julio La Nación, 15 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Weather for Limon International Airport". Weather Underground. 

http://www.sansacostarica.com/

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