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Terminal Finally Opens at Costa Rica’s Liberia Airport

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Passengers will officially start flowing through Costa Rica’s Liberia airport this month. The Daniel Oduber International Airport is one of the major ports of entry for tourists visiting Guanacaste, Monteverde, La Fortuna, Tortuguero, and the Central Pacific.

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Inaugurate new airport terminal in Costa Rica

The new terminal at Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia, officially start operations from January 12. The announcement was made Wednesday by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and the Vice-Presidency.

To the Minister of Tourism, Allan Flores, this announcement is excellent news for the Costa Rican tourism sector as the engine to leverage the national tourism and improving the conditions and the service offered to tourists as the lines carriers that have chosen this destination.

“The construction of this new terminal is reliable sample of the increase in flight frequency and number of seats available, which is in line with the goals outlined in the National Plan for Sustainable Tourism, specifically the strenuous efforts of the Instituto Costarricense Tourism by attracting airlines to our country, thus ensuring the competitiveness of the destination and its sustainability over time, “said Flores.

At the end of the previous period, we generated more than 342,000 seats available at the airport, highlighting the new routes that began operations in Liberia and Jet Blue, with a flight from New York on 17 November, with four flights per week which represents 31 200 seats available per year. Air Berlin, with a bi-weekly flight from the November 12 from Berlin, symbolizing 3672 extra seats for 6 months and Frontier, from Denver, which started operations on 30 January 3596 is available seating.

Similarly, Flores said that every time, most airlines are increasing scheduled passengers in Liberia. In November of 2011 showed a considerable increase over the same period last year, from 27,291 to 35,140, ​​marking an increase of 28.8% over the previous period. “These types of flights tend to be more consistent over time, which undoubtedly represents a very positive sign for this airport. Moreover, taking into account that November 2011 was the best November in Liberia, Guanacaste reaffirms the consolidation as a tourist destination, “said Minister of Tourism.

Also, in November 2011 flew to Liberia nine airlines from different parts of our major markets, which shows that the opening of this new terminal, will encourage airlines to continue investing in our country as an attractive destination for operations , thereby strengthening our commercial relations, thanks to the new terminal will provide first class care to all who visit us.

The Daniel Oduber International Airport is one of the major ports of entry the country’s tourism, as tourists not only benefit Guanacaste, but also to Monteverde, La Fortuna and Tortuguero, and the Central Pacific.

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