Costa Rica has announced plans to upgrade Limón International Airport which are expected to significantly improve access to the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.
US $2.6m Investment to Improve Limón Airport
The Government plans to invest over US $2.6m in the airport to develop a a new terminal.
The airport improvements, which are set to take place during 2018 and 2019, are aimed at enhancing international connectivity to Limón and the Caribbean coast which should boost the tourism and real estate in this part of Costa Rica.
A New, Sustainable Terminal
The new sustainable terminal will feature waiting rooms, governmental offices, fire prevention system, and water treatment plants.
“A Clear Strategy to Attract Investments”
Luis Guillermo Solis, President of Costa Rica, commented: “With satisfaction we will continue to carry on strategic actions that will allow Limón to continue promoting Costa Rica from the Caribbean coast. This is part of a clear strategy to attract investments, production and tourism that will have a positive impact in the economic and social impact of this region as well as the creation of new jobs and wellness for the communities.”
Other Infrastructure Improvement Plans
Besides the new terminal at Limón Airport, redevelopment of the Barra del Tortuguero airstrip and the Bataan and Guapiles airstrips are also in the works.