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Juan Santamaria International Airport, San Jose

Cuba Airports - Juan Santamaria International Airport Airport Code: SJO
Airport Name: Juan Santamaria International
Country: Costa Rica
City: San Jose
Address: PO Box 5026-1000, San Jose, Alajuela, COSTA RICA
Telephone: +506 (0)4430840
Runway Length: 3012
Runway Elevation: 928

Juan Santamaria International Airport General Information

Costa Rica’s first and oldest airport, Juan Santamaria International is named after a drummer boy who perished in defense of his country during the Battle of Rivas in 1856. Located near downtown San Jose (about 20 minutes from the city’s major hotels), it is Costa Rica’s main airport.

In addition to serving as the main international gateway into the country, the airport is also a domestic flight terminal. Major airlines serviced by the airport include American, United, KLM, Delta, Taca, British Airways, Continental, Cubana, Mexicana, Iberia and American West.

The airport has a small NASA hangar where they keep research aircraft that operate in Costa Rica. Among the most relevant aircraft operated form this hangar is the WB-57F high altitude aircraft.

The airport has the usual assortment of duty-free shops.

Flights from/to Juan Santamaria International, San Jose

Airlines serving Juan Santamaria International Airport, San Jose, Costa Rica

Aeroflot, Aerogaviota, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Transat, American Airlines, Avianca, Blue Panorama, Cayman Airways, COPA Airlines, Cubana de Aviacion, Delta Air Lines, Insel Air, interCaribbean, Interjet, KLM, LACSA, Sunwing Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic... and more

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