Costa Rica

Juan Santamaría International Airport · San Jose

We operate the country’s first and only general aviation terminal (GAT) located at the airport.

  • IS-BAH Stage 2 Accreditation

Location Details

Support Region
Local Time
24/7 Phone

Radio frequency

131.850 MHz

Languages spoken

Spanish and English

Hours of operation

0600 – 2100 (24 hours on request)




Juan Santamaría International Airport
Alajuela 8003, Costa Rica
Apartado Postal 42-4003

Jonathan HerreraOperations Manager

+506 8848 5766


Some Great Reasons to Choose Us

  1. Awarded the Best FBO in Latin America for ADS (Universal Aviation Costa Rica) in 2021 by ProPilot Magazine.
  2. We are an IS-BAH Stage 2 accredited ground handler who operates the country’s first and only general aviation terminal (GAT) located at the airport.
  3. We use three ground agents per operation, more than any other handler in Costa Rica, as operational safety is our top priority.

Services & Amenities for this Location

Featured Services & Amenities

Preferred Service Partners

Catering Arrangements
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All Available Services & Amenities

  • Ramp Access
  • Contract Fuel Available
  • Flight Plan Filing
  • Weather Briefings
  • Permit Coordination
  • Baggage Handling
  • Security Arrangements
  • Crew Hotel Arrangements
  • Refreshments
  • Catering Arrangements
  • Ground Transportation
  • VIP Passenger Lounge
  • Crew Lounge
  • Internet Access
  • Maintenance
  • Car Rental
  • Lav Services
  • Oxygen Service
  • Customs & Immigration
  • Restrooms
  • Air Conditioning

Airport Information

Airport NameJuan Santamaría International Airport
LocationAlajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
LAT / LONN09°59’38.0000 / W084°12’31.8800
Elevation3022 ft
Magnetic Variation001°E
Airport of EntryYes – AOE
Hours of Operation24 hours
Fuel AvailableAVGAS / JetA
Longest Runway25/07 (9879 ft x 148 ft
ApproachesILS/DME VOR
PPRPPR required
ICAO Annex 16, Chapter IINo restrictions
RNAV5/RNAV10 airspaceNot implemented
8.33 MHz channel spacingNot required
Fire CategoryMROC: 9
Slots RequiredNo
Tower Frequency118.6
Ground Frequency121.9
Clearance Frequency121.300
Airport Diagram

Diagram of MROC

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