Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR)

Location: 7.5 miles (12km) west of Liberia
Time: Local time is GMT -6.
Contacts: lirinfo@adchas.cr
Getting to the city: The Liberia City Bus runs hourly between 7am and 6pm. Airport shuttles are available to a number of destinations and resorts in Guanacaste.
Facilities: The terminal contains a restaurant, duty-free shop, and currency exchange.
Parking: There is short-term parking available at the airport.
Departure Tax: $29, or the colón equivalent.
Website: www.liberiacostaricaairport.net
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Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)

Location: The airport is located 11 miles (18km) from San Jose city centre.
Time: GMT -6
Getting to the city: Buses depart frequently from the airport to San Jose. If travelling to the airport, passengers should make sure to tell the driver to stop at the airport bus stop. Buses are also available to Alajuela and Heredia. Taxis and rental cars are also available at the airport.
Car rental: Car rental companies represented at the airport include Hertz/Firefly, Economy/Advantage, Alamo/National/Enterprise, Budget/Apex and Dollar. The car rental offices are located inside the airport's main terminal, past the customs area.
Airport Taxis: Taxis Unidos is the airport's official taxi company. The taxis are orange and provide 24-hour transportation to and from the airport. A taxi customer service office is located in the International Departures area, next to the car rental area.
Facilities: Airport facilities include shopping (including duty-free shops), restaurants, bars, a cafe, VIP lounges, currency exchange, a bank, ATMs, internet cafe, porters and baggage wrapping, and prepaid phone services.
Parking: The airport has a parking garage with capacity for 400 vehicles. The garage has two levels, both offering access to the main terminal. Parking is calculated in US dollars, and costs US$2.48 per hour, US$35 per day and US$200 per week.
Website: www.fly2sanjose.com
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