Puerto Jiménez Airport

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Puerto Jiménez Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Puerto Jiménez
Elevation AMSL 2 m / 7 ft
Coordinates 08°32′08″N 083°18′04″W / 8.53556°N 83.30111°W / 8.53556; -83.30111Coordinates: 08°32′08″N 083°18′04″W / 8.53556°N 83.30111°W / 8.53556; -83.30111
Map
MRPJ is located in Costa Rica
MRPJ
MRPJ
Location in Costa Rica
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 822 2,697 asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 35,745
Passenger change 13–14 Increase34.3%

Puerto Jiménez Airport (IATA: PJMICAO: MRPJ) is an airport that serves Puerto Jiménez, the second district of Golfito Canton in Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. Given the distance between Puerto Jiménez and the capital city of San José, the airport is the first choice for tourists traveling to Corcovado National Park and Golfo Dulce.

As of 2014, Puerto Jiménez Airport is the third busiest airport in Costa Rica by passenger traffic and the busiest domestic-only airport. The airport is owned and managed by the country's Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

Scheduled service[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Nature Air Drake Bay, San José
Sansa Drake Bay, San José

See also[edit]

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 32,083 27,374 28,084 27,152 27,488 26,608 35,745 T.B.A.
Growth (%) Decrease 4.65% Decrease 14.68% Increase 2.59% Decrease 3.32% Increase 1.24% Decrease 3.20% Increase 34.34% 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 8,166 16,374 14,404 19,646 27,086 24,191 23,028 33,646
Growth (%) N.A. Increase 100.51% Decrease 12.01% Increase 36.39% Increase 37.87% Decrease 10.69% Decrease 4.81% Increase 46.11%
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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