Bahía Drake Airport

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Bahía Drake Airport
Drake Bay Airport
Aerodromo Drake Costa Rica 1.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Dirección General de Aviación Civil
Serves Bahía Drake
Elevation AMSL 4 m / 13 ft
Coordinates 08°43′08″N 083°38′30″W / 8.71889°N 83.64167°W / 8.71889; -83.64167Coordinates: 08°43′08″N 083°38′30″W / 8.71889°N 83.64167°W / 8.71889; -83.64167
Map
MRDK is located in Costa Rica
MRDK
MRDK
Location in Costa Rica
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 750 2,461 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 13,438
Passenger change 13–14 Increase21.4%

Bahía Drake Airport (IATA: DRKICAO: MRDK) is an airport that serves Bahía Drake, a district with long tradition as a tourist destination in Osa Canton, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. The airport is also commonly referred as Drake Bay Airport.

The airport is operated by Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC).

In 2014, the airport received 13,438 passengers.

See also[edit]

Scheduled Service[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Nature Air Puerto Jimenez, San Jose
Sansa Airlines Puerto Jimenez, San Jose

Passenger Statistics[edit]

These data show number of passengers movements into the airport, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Costa Rica's Statistical Yearbooks.

Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Passengers 13,935 10,747 9,552 9,267 9,927 11,073 13,438 T.B.A.
Growth (%) Increase 0.47% Decrease 22.88% Decrease 11.12% Decrease 2.98% Increase 7.12% Increase 11.54% Increase 21.36% T.B.A.
Source: Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC). Statistical Yearbooks
(Years 2008,[3] 2009,[4] 2010,[5] 2011,[6] 2012,[7] 2013,[8] and 2014[2]

)

Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Passengers 2,560 1,736 3,570 7,565 11,208 12,408 11,401 13,870
Growth (%) N.A. Decrease 32.19% Increase105.65% Increase111.90% Increase 48.16% Increase 10.71% Decrease 8.12% Increase 21.66%
Source: Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC). Statistical Yearbooks
(Years 2000-2005,[9] 2006,[10] and 2007,[11])

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