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LIO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LIO / MRLM
Airport Names:
  1. Limón International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional de Limón
Location: Puerto Limón, Costa Rica
GPS Coordinates: 9°57'28"N by 83°1'18"W
Operator/Owner: Dirección General de Aviación Civil
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 7 feet (2 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Limón International Airport (LIO):

  • Limón International Airport (LIO) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Limón International Airport's relatively low elevation of 7 feet, planes can take off or land at Limón International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Puerto Limón 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 two hours of the airport by ground transportation.
  • The Presidency Ministry announced in June 2011 that Sansa Airlines would begin regular scheduled flights four times a week to Limón Airport, beginning in July and costing ₡30,000–₡75,000, to increase tourism to Limón Province.
  • The closest airport to Limón International Airport (LIO) is Changuinola Capitan Manuel Niño International Airport (CHX), which is located 47 miles (76 kilometers) SE of LIO.
  • The furthest airport from Limón International Airport (LIO) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is nearly antipodal to Limón International Airport (meaning Limón International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport), and is located 12,282 miles (19,766 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • In addition to being known as "Limón International Airport", another name for LIO is "Aeropuerto Internacional de Limón".

Map of Nearest Airports from Limón International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Limón International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
147.19 miles (75.95 km) SEChanguinola Capitan Manuel Niño International Airport (CHX)Changuinola, Bocas del Toro, PanamaView Changuinola Capitan Manuel Niño International Airport on a map Set CHX as destination Airport Get more information about Changuinola Capitan Manuel Niño International Airport
253.90 miles (86.74 km) NWTortuguero Airport (TTQ)Tortuguero, Costa RicaView Tortuguero Airport on a map Set TTQ as destination Airport Get more information about Tortuguero Airport
355.88 miles (89.92 km) WNWGuápiles Airport (GPL)Guápiles, Costa RicaView Guápiles Airport on a map Set GPL as destination Airport Get more information about Guápiles Airport
458.75 miles (94.55 km) SSWBuenos Aires Airporrt (BAI)Buenos Aires, Costa RicaView Buenos Aires Airporrt on a map Set BAI as destination Airport Get more information about Buenos Aires Airporrt
567.65 miles (108.86 km) SEBocas del Toro Isla Colón International Airport (BOC)Bocas Town, Bocas del Toro, PanamaView Bocas del Toro Isla Colón International Airport on a map Set BOC as destination Airport Get more information about Bocas del Toro Isla Colón International Airport
667.68 miles (108.92 km) NWBarra del Colorado Airport (BCL)Barra del Colorado, Costa RicaView Barra del Colorado Airport on a map Set BCL as destination Airport Get more information about Barra del Colorado Airport
775.92 miles (122.19 km) SSWPalmar Sur Airport (PMZ)Palmar Sur, Costa RicaView Palmar Sur Airport on a map Set PMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Palmar Sur Airport
876.05 miles (122.39 km) WTobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ)San José, Costa RicaView Tobías Bolaños International Airport on a map Set SYQ as destination Airport Get more information about Tobías Bolaños International Airport
980.81 miles (130.05 km) WJuan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) (SJO)San José, Costa RicaView Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) on a map Set SJO as destination Airport Get more information about Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)
1083.41 miles (134.23 km) WSWQuepos La Managua Airport (XQP)Quepos, Costa RicaView Quepos La Managua Airport on a map Set XQP as destination Airport Get more information about Quepos La Managua Airport
1191.02 miles (146.49 km) SGolfito Airport (GLF)Golfito, Costa RicaView Golfito Airport on a map Set GLF as destination Airport Get more information about Golfito Airport
1293.89 miles (151.10 km) SCoto 47 Airport (OTR)Coto 47, Costa RicaView Coto 47 Airport on a map Set OTR as destination Airport Get more information about Coto 47 Airport
1394.84 miles (152.63 km) SSWDrake Bay Airport (DRK)Drake Bay, Costa RicaView Drake Bay Airport on a map Set DRK as destination Airport Get more information about Drake Bay Airport
14100.25 miles (161.34 km) SPuerto Jiménez Airport (PJM)Puerto Jimenez, Costa RicaView Puerto Jiménez Airport on a map Set PJM as destination Airport Get more information about Puerto Jiménez Airport
15115.41 miles (185.74 km) SSEEnrique Malek International Airport (DAV)David, Chiriquí Province, PanamaView Enrique Malek International Airport on a map Set DAV as destination Airport Get more information about Enrique Malek International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Limón International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Limón International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,282.34 miles (19,766.46 km) SCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
211,877.91 miles (19,115.60 km) SWFatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)Bengkulu, IndonesiaView Fatmawati Soekarno Airport on a map Set BKS as destination Airport Get more information about Fatmawati Soekarno Airport
311,862.52 miles (19,090.84 km) SSWRokot Airport (RKI)Sipura, IndonesiaView Rokot Airport on a map Set RKI as destination Airport Get more information about Rokot Airport
411,843.41 miles (19,060.07 km) WChristmas Island Airport (XCH)Christmas Island, AustraliaView Christmas Island Airport on a map Set XCH as destination Airport Get more information about Christmas Island Airport
511,812.11 miles (19,009.70 km) SSWDepati Parbo Airport (KRC)Kerinci, IndonesiaView Depati Parbo Airport on a map Set KRC as destination Airport Get more information about Depati Parbo Airport
611,787.65 miles (18,970.34 km) WSWRadin Inten II Airport (RIA II) (TKG)Bandar Lampung, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II) on a map Set TKG as destination Airport Get more information about Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II)
711,763.73 miles (18,931.84 km) SSWMinangkabau International Airport (MIA) (PDG)Ketaping, West Sumatra, IndonesiaView Minangkabau International Airport (MIA) on a map Set PDG as destination Airport Get more information about Minangkabau International Airport (MIA)
811,761.49 miles (18,928.24 km) WSWGunung Batin Airport (AKQ)Astraksetra, IndonesiaView Gunung Batin Airport on a map Set AKQ as destination Airport Get more information about Gunung Batin Airport
911,723.86 miles (18,867.67 km) WSWSoekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Soekarno–Hatta International Airport on a map Set CGK as destination Airport Get more information about Soekarno–Hatta International Airport
1011,716.73 miles (18,856.21 km) SWSultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) (PLM)Palembang, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) on a map Set PLM as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II)
1111,712.48 miles (18,849.36 km) WSWHalim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Halim Perdanakusuma Airport on a map Set HLP as destination Airport Get more information about Halim Perdanakusuma Airport
1211,701.92 miles (18,832.37 km) SWSultan Thaha Airport (DJB)Jambi, IndonesiaView Sultan Thaha Airport on a map Set DJB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Thaha Airport
1311,682.37 miles (18,800.91 km) WSWHusein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) (BDO)Bandung, IndonesiaView Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) on a map Set BDO as destination Airport Get more information about Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA)
1411,666.59 miles (18,775.51 km) SBinaka Airport (GNS)Gunungsitoli, Nias Island, IndonesiaView Binaka Airport on a map Set GNS as destination Airport Get more information about Binaka Airport
1511,654.17 miles (18,755.52 km) SSWSultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport (PKU)Pekanbaru, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport on a map Set PKU as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport