Quepos La Managua Airport

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La Managua Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorDGAC
ServesQuepos, Costa Rica
Elevation AMSL85 ft / 26 m
Coordinates9°26′35″N 84°07′48″W / 9.44306°N 84.13000°W / 9.44306; -84.13000Coordinates: 9°26′35″N 84°07′48″W / 9.44306°N 84.13000°W / 9.44306; -84.13000
Map
XQP is located in Costa Rica
XQP
XQP
Location in Costa Rica
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,340 4,396 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Passengers[1]35,752
Passenger change 16–17Increase5.2%
Source: AIP[2] GCM[3] SkyVector[4]

La Managua Airport (IATA: XQP, ICAO: MRQP) is an airport approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) east of the Pacific coastal city of Quepos, Costa Rica, serving this city as well as the Manuel Antonio National Park and other tourist attractions in the central part of Puntarenas Province. The airport is named for the La Managua barrio where it is located. The airport is owned and managed by the country's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC).

Quepos Airport runway
Quepos Airport terminal building, holding the Nature Air and Sansa ticket counters, along with restrooms, a snack stand/bar, and a Costa Rican departure tax stand.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aerobell Airlines San José–Tobías Bolaños
Costa Rica Green Airways San José–Juan Santamaría
Sansa Airlines San José–Juan Santamaría

Passenger statistics[edit]

La Managua Airport is the fourth-busiest in the country by passenger traffic and the second-busiest domestic-only airport after Puerto Jiménez Airport. 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Passengers 36,292 30,588 27,550 22,892 32,717 29,872 33,999 35,752
Growth (%) Decrease 16.05% Decrease 15.72% Decrease 9.93% Decrease 16.91% Increase 42.92% Decrease 8.70% Increase 13.82% Increase 5.16%
Source: Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC). Statistical Yearbooks
(Years 2010,[5] 2011,[6] 2012,[7] 2013,[8] 2014,[9] 2015,[10] 2016,[11] and 2017[12])
Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Passengers 27,562 28,554 25,608 24,829 38,240 39,773 49,349 56,020 51,992 43,228
Growth (%) N.A. Increase 3.60% Decrease 10.32% Decrease 3.04% Increase 54.01% Increase 4.01% Increase 24.08% Increase 13.52% Decrease 7.19% Decrease 16.86%
Source: Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC). Statistical Yearbooks
(Years 2000-2005,[13] 2006,[14] 2007,[15] 2008,[16] and 2009[17] )

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anuario Estadístico 2017". DGAC. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  2. ^ "Costa Rican AIP 2014" (PDF). DGAC. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  3. ^ Airport information for La Managua at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ "La Managua-Quepos Airport". SkyVector. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Anuario Estadístico 2010" (PDF). DGAC. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  6. ^ "Anuario Estadístico 2011" (PDF). DGAC. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  7. ^ "Anuario Estadístico 2012" (PDF). DGAC. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  8. ^ "Anuario Estadístico 2013" (PDF). DGAC. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  9. ^ "Anuario Estadístico 2014" (PDF). DGAC. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  10. ^ "Anuario Estadístico 2015" (PDF). DGAC. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  11. ^ "Anuario Estadístico 2016" (PDF). DGAC. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  12. ^ "Resumen Estadístico 2017" (PDF). DGAC. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  13. ^ Oficina de Planificación, DGAC de Costa Rica
  14. ^ DGAC Yearbook 2006 Archived 2016-01-25 at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ DGAC Yearbook 2007 Archived 2016-01-26 at the Wayback Machine
  16. ^ DGAC Yearbook 2008 Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  17. ^ DGAC Yearbook 2009 Archived 2016-01-25 at the Wayback Machine

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