Palmar Sur Airport

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Palmar Sur Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Dirección General de Aviación Civil
Location Palmar Sur, Costa Rica
Elevation AMSL 15 m / 49 ft
Coordinates 8°57′03″N 83°28′07″W / 8.95083°N 83.46861°W / 8.95083; -83.46861Coordinates: 8°57′03″N 83°28′07″W / 8.95083°N 83.46861°W / 8.95083; -83.46861
Map
MRPM is located in Costa Rica
MRPM
MRPM
Location in Costa Rica
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 1,400 4,593 asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 4,857
Passenger change 13–14 Increase1.3%

Palmar Sur Airport (IATA: PMZICAO: MRPM) is an airport that serves Palmar District, in Osa Canton, Costa Rica. It is located near the Osa Peninsula and near Route 2 on the way to Golfito and Paso Canoas.[5] The airport is owned and administered by the country's Directorate General of Civil Aviation, and is currently served by one daily scheduled flight from San José plus frequent charter services.

The airport is located in Palmar Sur but also serves the more populated town of Palmar Norte. Taxis are available outside the airport. By bus, it costs approximately $0.20(US) to Palmar Norte or $0.60(US) to Sierpe.

From Palmar Sur, you can travel in 40 minutes to Punta Uvita (North) and 25 minutes to Ojochal (North)

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Scheduled Service[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Sansa 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 11,773 8,050 6,785 5,043 4,104 4,794 4,857 T.B.A.
Growth (%) Decrease 12.86% Decrease 31.62% Decrease 15.71% Decrease 25.67% Decrease 18.62% Increase 16.81% Increase 1.31% T.B.A.
Source: Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC). Statistical Yearbooks
(Years 2008,[6] 2009,[7] 2010,[8] 2011,[9] 2012,[10] 2013,[11] and 2014[2])
Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Passengers 8,538 10,592 8,356 8,190 8,000 9,482 17,667 13,511
Growth (%) N.A. Increase 24.06% Decrease 21.11% Decrease 1.99% Decrease 2.32% Increase 18.53% Increase 86.32% Decrease 23.52%
Source: Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC). Statistical Yearbooks
(Years 2000-2005,[12] 2006,[13] and 2007,[14])

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