Costa Rica
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Juan Santamaria International airport, alongside other airport terminals, received over $155 million in investments for expansion and modernization, which have greatly improved their efficiency.  Daniel Oduber International Airport located in Liberia, Guanacaste, is a facility located 226 km away the country capital San Jose.

Construction of a new and approved feasibility study for the Nuevo Aeropuerto Internacional Metropolitano of Costa Rica (NAIMCR) is underway. The construction of the NAICMR should start in 2022 in the region of Orotina, province of Alajuela, and could be developed with public and private participation in accordance to the Master Plan.

Concerning port infrastructure, Costa Rica has two major international ports: Caldera (Pacific Ocean), 78 km from San Jose; and Port Limon & Moin (Atlantic Ocean), 153 km distance from the country’s capital San Jose. Port Limon and Moin represent larger movement or prefer entry point by sea to Costa Rica. Over 1.1 million TEUs movement and considered the 10th port in Latin America under volume movement category.

Costa Rica has faced serious management problems concerning the development of the national road network. To date, work continues on its development. Factors such as poor planning and inadequate management of projects and risks are the biggest problems.

Costa Rica does have a very extensive road network that reaches remote places and populations. The issue is the capacity and state of the road network. You can find some networks have collapsed or under reparation (mitigation). In the rainy season they can be subject to landslides and obstructions.

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