Airports in Costa Rica

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Town Airport name ICAO IATA Usage Customs Runway IFR Rwy length
Buenos Aires Buenos Aires De Osa MRBA BAI Civ.   Paved No 3100 ft
Carrillo Carrillo MRCR RIK Civ.   Unpaved No 3900 ft
Chacarita Chacarita MRCH   Civ. No Paved No 4900 ft
Costa Rica Barra Del Colorado MRBC   Civ.   Paved No 3200 ft
Coto 47 Coto 47 MRCC OTR Civ.   Paved No 3200 ft
Dieciocho Dieciocho MRDO   Mil.   Unpaved No 2900 ft
El Carmen El Carmen MREC   Civ. No Paved No 3200 ft
Finca 63 Finca 63 MRFS   Civ.   Paved No 3200 ft
Golfito Golfito Intl MRGF GLF Civ.   Paved No 4500 ft
Guapiles Guapiles MRGP GPL Civ.   Paved No 3600 ft
La Flor La Flor MRLF   Civ.   Paved No 3100 ft
La Managua La Managua MRQP   Civ. No Paved No 3600 ft
Las Trancas Las Trancas MRLT   Civ.   Unpaved No 3400 ft
Laurel Laurel MRLE   Civ. No Unpaved No 3200 ft
Liberia Daniel Oduber Quiros Intl MRLB LIR Civ. Yes Paved Yes 9000 ft
Limon Limon Intl MRLM LIO Civ. Yes Paved No 5900 ft
Los Chiles Los Chiles MRLC LSL Civ.   Paved No 4200 ft
Nosara Nosara MRNS NOB Civ. No Paved No 3200 ft
Palmar Palmar Sur MRPM PMZ Civ.   Paved No 4500 ft
Palo Arco Palo Arco MRPA   Civ. No Paved No 3200 ft
Salama Costa Rica Salama MRSL   Civ. No Unpaved No 3100 ft
San Alberto San Alberto MRSA   Civ.   Unpaved No 3200 ft
San Jose Juan Santamaria Intl MROC SJO Civ. Yes Paved Yes 9800 ft
San Jose Tobias Bolanos Intl MRPV   Civ. Yes Paved No 3200 ft
San Vito De Jaba San Vito De Jaba MRSV TOO Civ.   Paved No 3200 ft
Santa Clara De Guapiles Santa Clara De Guapiles MRSG   Civ.   Paved No 3100 ft
Santa Maria De Guacimo Santa Maria De Guacimo MRSO   Civ. No Paved No 3200 ft
                 

Explanations on technical data

ICAO-code
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a 4-letter airport location indicator. The field above is left blank if no ICAO location indicator is available for the selected airport.
 
IATA-code
International Air Transport Association (IATA), a 3-letter identifier for the relevant airport. The field above is left blank if no IATA code is available for the selected airport.
 
Usage
Airports are classified in three categories: civil airports open for public use, military airports and private airports not open to the public. Airports that are joint use, both civil and military, are shown as civil airports.
Civ. Civil airport, open for public use (including joint use).
Mil. Military airport, not open for public use.
Priv. Private airport, not open for public use.
 
Customs
Yes Customs service available during airport operating hours.
No Customs service not available.
O/R Airport has customs service, prior notification is required.
Pto. Airport has part-time customs service available, not necessarily identical to the airport hours.
ADCUS An airport within the USA for which the FAA 'ADCUS' method of prior notification may be used.
ADCUS O/R An airport within the USA for which the FAA 'ADCUS' method of prior notification may be used but where restrictions apply.
   
Runway
Identification of the surface of the longest runway available:
Paved Paved (hard surface) runway
Unpaved Unpaved (soft surface) runway (Only lighter aircraft)
Water Water (for float planes)
 
IFR
This field indicates if the airport has any officially published instrument approach procedure.
Yes Instrument approach procedure is published.
No Instrument approach procedure is not published. (Airport not suitable for traffic during bad weather or darkness.)
 
Runway Length
Shows the length in feet of the longest runway available at the selected airport, rounded down to the next full hundred feet. If the airport has both hard (paved) and soft (unpaved) runways, the length of the longest hard surface runway is shown. If the longest runway is both, hard and soft surface, the length of the hard surface portion is shown.
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