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guatemala- anyone familiar with the airport? i need to meet someone there...........

guatemala- anyone familiar with the airport? i need to meet someone there...........

Old Mar 1st, 2008, 01:11 PM
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guatemala- anyone familiar with the airport? i need to meet someone there...........

i'm coming from lax. my wife is coming from costa rica. we are landing within 10 minutes of each other. is there a good central place to meet?
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Old Mar 1st, 2008, 02:04 PM
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The airport is pretty small, it'll be easy to find each other in the baggage claim area.
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Old Mar 12th, 2008, 03:07 PM
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i was told that the airport is having an extensive expansion, and currently is quite a mess. can anyone verify? is there an easily identifiable place for us to meet (i.e. restaurant, monument,etc)?
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Old Mar 16th, 2008, 12:00 PM
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Hi bodhijack,

the Guatemalan airport is not that big... as soon as you pass immigration, the baggage pick-up is right there and everyone picks up their luggage in that spot... so you can wait for her right there and wont miss her. If by any chance you have to go outside, you can wait also for her right there... everyone exits from the same door... just be careful as there are always alot of people waiting for family or friends.
The airport is almost finished and it is very nice and manageable.

have a good trip
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Old Mar 18th, 2008, 08:38 PM
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THANK YOU.............
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Old Mar 20th, 2008, 08:42 PM
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after picking-up luggage and going through immigration, are there any cafes either inside or outside the tertminal?
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Old Mar 21st, 2008, 07:35 PM
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Just went through the airport on Sunday evening...from what I saw most of the renovations appear to be done, and WOW have they modernized it in the last year!

I still say baggage claim is the easiest area since you're only 10 minutes apart, but outside the doors would work too...but there will be a lot of drivers hanging around.
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Old Mar 22nd, 2008, 03:25 PM
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Last time I was there in January, after exiting out of the plane you will walk by the other gates... maybe you can check what time her plane comes in when you get there...also there is an eating area (there is only one) you can also wait there...it will be on your right hand side... if things have changed and you go directly downstairs to passport control, then wait for her at the baggage area. There are no cafes outside.
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Old Mar 27th, 2008, 11:33 AM
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Can't wait to see it. Last year it was such a mess. I liked it before even when I had to sit there for 5 hrs waiting for my flight. It must be really nice now!
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