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The Growth of Liberia Airport Continues

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Over 50% of all Canadians who enter into Costa Rica come through the Liberia airport.

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Original Article Text From Nacion via google translate

Liberia Terminal attracts more tourists from the United States and Canada

The Daniel Oduber airport in Liberia became the favorite of half of Canadians traveling to Costa Rica.

In the first half of the year, 44,000 travelers landed the nation in that terminal (49% of Canadians who flew to the country in that period).

Six years ago, in the same period, 35% of Canadian tourists came to Liberia.

The city has also taken important Guanacaste among American visitors. For Liberia enters 30% of tourists from EE. UU. In 2007, it was only 20%.

Until June this year, the 143,000 U.S. passport was sealed in Liberia.

The figures come from a study of the daily data from the Bureau of Immigration and ICT.

The Liberia tourist arrivals grew by expanding the new terminal as well as the increase in the number of flights to North America.

By Daniel Oduber 17 daily flights arrive today. The structure has the capacity to serve up to 1,500 passengers at peak time.

The facility, opened in January 2012, with an area of ​​23,000 square meters on two levels and four boarding bridges.

Looking for sunshine. Only in 2012, for Liberia were 666,000 passenger entries and exits, 26% more than in 2011. For this port, arriving on 20% of tourists visiting the country by plane.

Two things motivate trip to Guanacaste most: enjoying the northern Pacific beaches and make canopy .

Those are the two activities that many tourists marked as favorite among the options that give the surveys carried out by the ICT.

In the Daniel Oduber, ICT makes 1,500 interviews every six months.

70% of those who arrive at the airport in Liberia are a couple or family.

The decision to travel to Costa Rica took it motivated by family or friends who recommended the destination.

For 75% of those who flew to Liberia in 2012, this was his first time in Costa Rica. The other 25% came to repeat the experience.

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