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Limón International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Limón
IATA: LIO – ICAO: MRLM
Limón International Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Dirección General de Aviación Civil
Location Limón, Costa Rica
Elevation AMSL 7 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 09°57′28″N 83°01′19″W / 9.95778°N 83.02194°W / 9.95778; -83.02194Coordinates: 09°57′28″N 83°01′19″W / 9.95778°N 83.02194°W / 9.95778; -83.02194
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 5,906 1,800 Asphalt

Limón International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Limón) (IATA: LIO, ICAO: MRLM) is one of the four international airports in Costa Rica. The airport is located in the city of Limón in Limón Province.

It officially reopened on Saturday, July 1, 2006 after being closed nearly 20 years for Costa Rican Domestic Flights.

Puerto Limon and the Southern Caribbean Area towns of Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, Manzanillo and Gandoca, as well as the Indigenous Communities of Bri Bri, Hone Creek, Carbon 1 and 2, Shiroles and Suretka are all within 2 hours of the Puerto Limon Airport by Ground Transportation.

Nature Air Domestic Airline flies an early morning flight daily (7 days per week) from Tobias Bolaños International Airport in Pavas (San Jose Area) to Puerto Limon. The flight departs at 6:15am and arrives in Limon at 06:50am.

SANSA Regional Airline also flies special Charter Flights upon request from San Jose's Juan Santamaria International Airport in Alajuela.

In the near future, Nature Air also plans to fly 4 times weekly from Bocas del Toro International in Panama to Limon International.

Scheduled Services

  • Nature Air (Barra del Colorado, Bocas del Toro, San Jose, Tortuguero)
  • Sansa (Puerto Viejo, San Jose)
  • Aerobell (San Jose)
  • Paradise Air (San Jose)

Climate

Climate data for Limon International Airport, Costa Rica
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun  
Average high °F (°C) 80
(26.7)
80
(26.7)
82
(27.8)
83
(28.3)
83
(28.3)
83
(28.3)
Average low °F (°C) 71
(21.7)
71
(21.7)
72
(22.2)
73
(22.8)
75
(23.9)
75
(23.9)
Precipitation inches (mm) 12.56
(319)
7.90
(200.7)
7.61
(193.3)
11.30
(287)
11.08
(281.4)
10.87
(276.1)
Source: Weather Underground

Climate data for Limon International Airport, Costa Rica
Month   Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 82
(27.8)
82
(27.8)
84
(28.9)
83
(28.3)
81
(27.2)
80
(26.7)
81.9
(27.72)
Average low °F (°C) 74
(23.3)
74
(23.3)
75
(23.9)
75
(23.9)
73
(22.8)
72
(22.2)
73.3
(22.94)
Precipitation inches (mm) 16.06
(407.9)
11.37
(288.8)
6.42
(163.1)
7.80
(198.1)
14.45
(367)
15.81
(401.6)
133.23
(3,384)
Source: Weather Underground


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General Info
Country Costa Rica
ICAO ID MRLM
Time UTC-6
Latitude 9.957961
09° 57' 28.66" N
Longitude -83.022006
083° 01' 19.22" W
Elevation 7 feet
2 meters
Magnetic Variation 000° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SUNRISE TO SUNSET (SR-SS)


Communications
COCO RDO
Opr SR-SS
126.8
FIS 118.8


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
14/32 5906 x 98 feet
1800 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME LIO LIMON 110X 116.3 At Field -


Remarks
CAUTION Crane 246' hi 1.5 NM N of thld Rwy 14.
MISC Inbd intl flts rqr PPR.
OPR HOURS Opr SR-SS.



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