SJO Departures (San Jose, Costa Rica)
Address: Alajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
IATA airport code: SJO
ICAO airport code: MROC
Phone: +506 2437 2400
Focus city for: Copa Airlines
The airport of the Costa Rican capital is located 17 kilometers northwest of San José, near the town of Alajuela. The airport is officially called Juan Santamaría International Airport. If you depart from Juan Santamaría San José Costa Rica you will arrive at the terminal and you will have to be at the upper level at the floor. Check-in is here. You then have to go through the Security Checkpoint to get to the shops and gates. There are some gates on Lower Level but this is clearly indicated.
All SJO departures go from the single runway of 9,882 feet (3,012 meters). The most seen airlines are Air Panama, Avianca, Copa, Southwest, United, Aeroméxico, JetBlue and Volaris. Most Juan Santamaría departures go to Panama City. The southern country is by far the most popular destination. In addition to the other destinations in Central America, there are many flights to the U.S. such as Houston, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Atlanta, Los Angeles and Newark Airport. From Europe, most SJO Airport Departures are from Madrid, Spain.