Golfito Airport

Airfield Profile

Key Facts

Name: Golfito Airport
Alternate Name:   n/a
Location: Golfito
Region: South
IATA Code: -
Usage: Civil
Category: Public Airport
Start: ?
End: current


Operator: ?, Costa Rica.

Operator Identity Code:
Not applicable.


Country Region Sub-Region
Costa Rica

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: Manama – airfield is 11 miles (18 km) south.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. N 8 39′ 13.56″ E 83 10′ 53.62″
Decimal N 8.6537685° E 83.1815623°

Elevation: 15 m/49 ft

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Name Changes

Airfield name 1987 – Present

Narrative Summary

General narrative history of the airfield. The Escuadrilla de Apoyo de Guardia Costera operated from this base.

Key Dates

date 1    Work starts on constructing airfield
date 2    Formal opening of the airfield
date 3    First aircraft arrives


Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
13/31 1400 4593 20 65 Paved


The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:

Based Military Units

Unit Operator Arrived Departed Activity
SVA CR Public Force 19?? Current Various

Based Civilian Operators

Not applicable.

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More Information


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Feature articles to be added.


wikipedia: Golfito Airport

Pilot Information

Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.
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