Costa Rica: Liberia Airport Expansion

Work will begin in January 2017 at the Daniel Oduber airport in Guanacaste making possible a 20% increase in capacity at the terminal.

Friday, December 9, 2016

From a statement issued by the Government of Costa Rica:

In the early days of January 2017 redevelopment works will start at Daniel Oduber International Airport, which will be completed in November of that year. Using an investment of $10.3 million, the new facility will have the capacity to receive passengers until 2023, confirmed César Jaramillo, general manager of the Inter-American Investment Corporation (CORIPORT), the concessionaire in charge of the administration of the terminal company.

Jaramillo said that, taking into account recent calculations, it can be confirmed that during 2016 35% more visitors were received than in 2015, and if the figures are  compared with data from 2012- the date from which Coriport became the concessionaire - the number of foreigners arriving at airport has risen by 86%.

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