Although Hurricane Otto has caused the cancellation of flights at the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, the Liberia Airport Daniel Oduber is working with normally.
This was confirmed to La Voz de Guanacaste by César Jaramillo, General Manager of Coriport, the company in charge of the administration of Liberia airport.
“So far in Coriport we maintain our normal operation and we have not received flights from the Juan Santamaría International Airport,” said Jaramillo.
The manager explained that the airport is kept on yellow alert in a preventive manner, according to the orders of the National Emergency Commission, but this does not imply any alteration for the passengers.
Enio Cubillo, general director of Civil Aviation, commented that for now the only ordered to closure of smaller airports are the ones of the Caribbean sector. These may only be used for special emergency operations.
In addition, Cubillo confirmed that he requested Daniel Oduber Airport to stay open 24 hours; however, cancellation of flights could be made according to considerations of each of the airlines.
Local airline Nature Air and Sansa confirmed that there are cancellations of domestic flights to and from Guanacaste from 10 am today Thursday until noon tomorrow Friday, 25.
Story updated Thursday, November 24 at 5:18 pm.