Juan Santamaria IAP

Airfield Profile

Key Facts

Name: Juan Santamaria IAP
Alternate Name:   n/a
Location: San José
Region: Centre
IATA Code: -
Usage: Civil
Category: Public Airport
Start: ?
End: current


Operator: Aeris Holdings Costa Rica.

Operator Identity Code:
Not applicable.


Country Region Sub-Region
Costa Rica

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: Alajuela – airfield is x miles (y km) xxx.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. N 9 59′ 53.65″ E 84 12′ 14.68″
Decimal N 9.99823799999° E -84.204079999°

Elevation: 921 m/3021 ft

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Name Changes

Airfield name 19?? – Present

Narrative Summary

All current Servicio de Vigilancia Aérea fixed wing aircraft and helicopters operate from this base. The Escuadrilla de Communicaciones and the Escuadrilla de Helicópteros used to operate 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)
07/25 3042 9882 46 151 Paved
25/07 2412 7913 46 151 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

To be added.

Photo Gallery

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More Information


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Feature articles to be added.


Official airport website

wikipedia: Juan Santamaría International Airport

Pilot Information

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