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San José, Airport San José Juan Santamaría (SJO), Costa Rica

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    General Information

    Airport Code: SJO

    Number of Terminals: 1


    Airport and flight schedule information is shown on the information boards. There is a tourist information desk in the arrivals area.

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    Ausstattung & Infrastruktur


    The airport has ATMs from various banks, several bureaux de change and a bank branch.


    Passengers and visitors have free Wi-Fi internet access in the terminal building. The public telephones function with pre-paid telephone cards or credit cards. Several shops in the baggage claim area and at departure gate 9 sell SIM cards and pre-paid cards from local service providers.


    The airport has a series of restaurants with local and international cuisine. There are also cafés, snack bars and fast food restaurants before and after security. The largest selection of options is available in the food court at departure gate 5.


    In the departure area, there are shops selling clothing, books, travel guides, magazines and souvenirs. Duty-free shopping (libre de impuestos) is available.


    Spas and beauty salons are located at departure gates 5 and 10.
    The airport is equipped with defibrillators. A Red Cross station is open at all hours for medical emergencies. Pharmacies are located at departure gates 4 and 10.

    Conference & Business

    There are two lounges at departure gate 5, one on the upper and one on the lower level, where office services for business passengers are offered.




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    Juan Santamaría International Airport is accessibly designed for passengers with restricted mobility. It is equipped with facilities such as wheelchair-accessible ramps and lifts, disabled toilets and designated disabled parking spaces. Passengers who require support or who would like to borrow a wheelchair should inform their airline of their needs in advance and contact the service provider Sky Cap (tel: +506-833 04 03).

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