Tobías Bolaños International Airport

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Tobías Bolaños International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Tobías Bolaños
CRI Tobias Bolaños Airport 04 2010 5457.JPG
IATA: SYQICAO: MRPV
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Dirección General de Aviación Civil
Location San José, Costa Rica
Elevation AMSL 1,002 m / 3,287 ft
Coordinates 09°57′26″N 084°08′22″W / 9.95722°N 84.13944°W / 9.95722; -84.13944Coordinates: 09°57′26″N 084°08′22″W / 9.95722°N 84.13944°W / 9.95722; -84.13944
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MRPV is located in Costa Rica
MRPV
MRPV
Location in Costa Rica
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,566 5,138 Asphalt
Source: Costa Rican AIP[1]

Tobías Bolaños International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Tobías Bolaños) (IATA: SYQICAO: MRPV) is one of the four international airports in Costa Rica and the secondary airport serving the city capital of San José after Juan Santamaría International Airport. The airport is named after the Costa Rican pilot Tobias Bolaños Palma (1892-1953), first pilot graduated and who laid the foundation of aviation in Costa Rica. This airport is the main base for general aviation in the country as well as most of private flight operations, charter flights, tourism and aviation schools. Tobías Bolaños airport is located in downtown San José, namely, at the district of Pavas in San José. Several companies offer charter services every day from this airport. For example: Aerobell, CarmonAir, Taxiaereo, etc.

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