Boarding a flight in La Fortuna, San Carlos. The Arean volcano is in the background.
Q COSTA RICA – In 2016 the number of passengers who flew from one destination to another within the country exceeded 265500, an increase of 27% compared to 2015, according to data from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) – Civil Aviation.
Favored by the poor state of the road infrastructure, the domestic air market continues to record significant growth rates.
By car, a trip between San Jose and Liberia in Guanacaste could take up to four hours, or more, while the flight by plane from Juan Santamaría airport and the Daniel Oduber Liberia (LIR) terminal takes 30 minutes.
Nacion.com reports that “…In the case of domestic customers, Nature Air (which provided its