Tobías Bolaños International Airport

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Tobías Bolaños International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Tobías Bolaños
CRI Tobias Bolaños Airport 04 2010 5457.JPG
IATA: SYQICAO: MRPV
Summary
Airport type Public
Location San José, Costa Rica
Elevation AMSL 1,002 m / 3,287 ft
Coordinates 09°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 (2014)
Passengers 18,534
Passenger change 13–14 Decrease79.0%

Tobías Bolaños International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Tobías Bolaños) (IATA: SYQICAO: 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.

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Airlines and Routes[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Nature Air[3] Liberia, Tamarindo

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 128,106 104,343 101,573 93,048 84,194 88,363 18,534 T.B.A.
Growth (%) Increase 6.21% Decrease 18.55% Decrease 2.65% Decrease 8.39% Decrease 9.52% Increase 4.95% Decrease 79.03% T.B.A.
Source: Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC). Statistical Yearbooks
(Years 2008,[4] 2009,[5] 2010,[6] 2011,[7] 2012,[8] 2013,[9] and 2014[2])
Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Passengers 15,598 39,606 46,320 62,745 85,484 87,650 95,356 120,617
Growth (%) N.A. Increase 153.92% Increase 16.95% Increase 35.46% Increase 36.24% Increase 2.53% Increase 8.79% Increase 26.49%
Source: Costa Rica's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC). Statistical Yearbooks
(Years 2000-2005,[10] 2006,[11] and 2007,[12])

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