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Last minute question....

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Last minute question....

I just realized that I'm not exactly sure how to get to the passenger pick up area of SJO to pick up our friends when they arrive. We will be coming back from Poas, Doka or La Paz area. Can someone please give me instructions/directions on how to find the correct area to pick up arriving passengers? We have a CR map that should get us close but airport terminal driving can be tricky! Thank you!

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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport
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1. Re: Last minute question....

There is a parking structure right in front of the main terminal. Just leave your car there and look for your friends at the arrivals door.

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2. Re: Last minute question....

Pay close attention when you are leaving the airport and watch for landmarks. You will be staying at street level to get to arrivals. If you go up, you will be going to departures. As crfan says, park the vehicle in the park area and walk across to the arrival doors and wait for them to come out the same doors you arrived through.

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3. Re: Last minute question....

The arrivals area can become pretty congested and uncomfortable with pushy taxi drivers. There is a new restaurant outside of the airport (but part of the airport building) located 50 meters from the airport exit doors. You could plan to comfortably have a coffee and have your friends meet you there instead of joining the mob at the door.

Edited: 19 May 2012, 04:46
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