Tobías Bolaños International Airport

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Tobías Bolaños International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional Tobías Bolaños
CRI Tobias Bolaños Airport 04 2010 5457.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
LocationSan José, Costa Rica
Elevation AMSL1,002 m / 3,287 ft
Coordinates09°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
Map
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
Statistics (2017)
Passengers32,164
Passenger change 13–14Increase27.2%

Tobías Bolaños International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Tobías Bolaños) (IATA: SYQ, ICAO: 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.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aerobell Airlines Tamarindo, Quepos, La Fortuna, Drake Bay, Tambor, Tortuguero, Puerto Jiménez

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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Passengers 101,573 93,048 84,194 89,737 18,531 15,754 25,293 32,164
Growth (%) Decrease 2.65% Decrease 8.39% Decrease 9.52% Increase 6.58% Decrease 79.35% Decrease 14.99% Increase 60.55% Increase 27.17%
Source: Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC). Statistical Yearbooks
(Years 2010,[3] 2011,[4] 2012,[5] 2013,[6] and 2014[2])
Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Passengers 15,598 39,606 46,320 62,745 85,484 87,650 95,356 120,617 128,106 104,343
Growth (%) N.A. Increase 153.92% Increase 16.95% Increase 35.46% Increase 36.24% Increase 2.53% Increase 8.79% Increase 26.49% Increase 6.21% Decrease 18.55%
Source: Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC). Statistical Yearbooks
(Years 2000-2005,[7] 2006,[8] 2007,[9] 2008,[10] and 2009[11])

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