Liberia, Costa Rica Airport (LIR)
The Liberia, Costa Rica International Airport, as it is commonly known (the airport's officiall name is Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport), is Liberia, Costa Rica's main and only international airport. Its location, only a few miles from the closest beach, makes it an ideal gateway to some of the most spectacular and exclusive destinations in Costa Rica. That's why each year thousands of visitors from all over the world choose the Liberia, Costa Rica Airport as their entry point to Costa Rica. Such has been the demand that a new and larger terminal was inagurated on February 2012.
Currently the airport is managed by several institutions including Coriport (commercial terminal building administrator), Vigilacia Aerea (airport police department), Direccion General de Aviacion Civil (in charge of landing/take off fees, control tower, runway maintenance), Direccion General de Migracion y Extranjeria (immigration and passport control) and the Servicio Nacional de Aduanas (customs).
The Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport is located 12 Km west of the city of Liberia in Guanacaste Province and about 40 Km east from the Papagayo Peninsula and 79 Km northeast from Tamarindo, Playa Conchal and Flamingo areas. The border with Nicaragua is about 95 Km northeast. The distance between the Liberia, Costa Rica Airport and the San Jose, Costa Rica Airport is approximately 220 Km or about 137 miles (approximately 4 hours driving time).
Airlines currently flying to the Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport (Liberia, Costa Rica Airport LIR)
Air Berlin | www.airberlin.com
Air Canada | www.aircanada.com
American Airlines | www.aa.com
Copa Airlines | www.copaair.com
Delta Airlines | www.delta.com
Frontier Airlines | www.flyfrontier.com
Jetblue | www.jetblue.com
Nature Air (Domestic) | www.natureair.com
Sansa (Domestic) | www.flysansa.com
Taca | www.taca.com
United | www.united.com
US Airways | www.usairways.com
West Jet | www.westjet.com
Air Transat | www.airtransat.ca
Arkefly | www.arkefly.nl
Jazz Air | www.flyjazz.ca
Sun Country | www.suncountry.com
Sunwing | www.sunwing.ca
Thomson | flights.thomson.co.uk
The current terminal offers an air-conditioned restaurant, currency exchange office, tax departure cashier, short term parking, city bus and liberia airport shuttle service. The Liberia City Bus runs on the hour, every hour from 7 AM to 6 PM. There is also a duty free shop available for departing adn arriving passengers. For lost items, luggage, or if you would like to report a stolen article, please contact your airline's counter at LIR Airport directly so that they can process your report.