Philippines airports all you need to know

As the 7 million of visitors of 2018, you maybe have in mind to go to Philippines soon. Thereby, once in the country, you will maybe want to explore different cities in Philippines but also other Asian countries. Indeed, you are maybe asking yourself what are the main Philippines airports. Here are the Philippines airports.

Philippines Airports


1) International Philippines Airports

In Philippines we can find 12 international airports.

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Manila)

It’s not really surprising that the busiest international airport of Philippines is the one of its capital: Manila. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) hosted more than 45 million passengers in 2018. The NAIA airport is located on the border of the two following cities: Pasay and Parañaque. The airport is located 7 km in the South of the city.

Photo of the entrance of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Ninoy Aquino International Airport (sunstar)

Address of the airport

Andrews Avenue, Pasay, 1300 Metro Manila, Philippines

Tel: +63.2.877-7888 / 1109


  • NAIA Terminal 1: International flights. 16 gates (1-7, 9-12 & 14-16)
  • NAIA Terminal 2: International / Domestic flights
  • NAIA Terminal 3: International flights that are not served in T1 and some domestic flights. It’s the newest and largest Terminal of this airport
  • NAIA Terminal 4: hosts local and regional carriers

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Mactan–Cebu International Airport

The International Airport of Cebu is among the busiest airports of Philippines. The Mactan-Cebu International Airport hosted around 11 million of passengers in 2018. This airport serves the city of Cebu as well as its Metropolitan area such as Central Visayas. The particularity of this airport is that it’s the first resort-airport of the world.

Photo of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport
Mactan–Cebu International Airport (megawide)

Address of the airport

Lapu-Lapu Airport Rd, Lapu-Lapu City, 6016 Cebu, Philippines

Tel: +63 32 340 2486


  • Terminal 1: serves airport’s domestic terminal
  • Terminal 2: serves all international flights

Francisco Bangoy International Airport

The Francisco Bangoy International Airport is the third busiest international airport in Philippines. It hosted more than 4 million passengers in 2018. It is serving the Metro Area called Davao.

Photo of Francisco Bangoy International Airport
Francisco Bangoy International Airport (wikipedia)

Address of the airport

Daang Maharlika Highway, Buhangin, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur, Philippines


This airport has only one huge terminal which is equipped with very modern technologies.

Clark International Airport

The Clark International Airport is also among the long list of Philippines airports. This airport hosted 2.6 million of passengers for the year 2018. It is located on the city of Angeles on the Northwest of Manila.

Photo of Clark International Airport
Clark International Airport (tripzilla)

Address of the airport

Andres Bonifacio Avenue Clark Special Economic Zone, Clark Field, Clark Freeport Zone, Mabalacat, 2023 Pampanga, Philippines


This airport has one Terminal, however another one is under construction.

Other International Airports

Bohol–Panglao International Airport
Area served: Tagbilaran
Number of passengers (2018): approx. 1 million
Address: Panglao, Bohol, Philippines

General Santos International Airport
Area served: General Santos
Number of passengers (2018): approx. 1.2 million
Address: Filipino-American Friendship Avenue, General Santos City, 9500 South Cotabato, Philippines

Iloilo International Airport
Area served: Iloilo
Number of passengers (2018): approx. 3 million
Address: Iloilo Airport Access Road, Cabatuan 5031, Iloilo, Philippines

Kalibo International Airport
Area served: Kalibo
Number of passengers (2018): approx. 1.4 million
Address: Kalibo International Airport Access Road, Kalibo City, 5600 Aklan, Philippines

Laoag International Airport
Area served: Laoag
Number of passengers (2018): approx.  152,000
Address: Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines

Puerto Princesa International Airport
Area served: Puerto Princesa
Number of passengers (2018): approx. 2.1 million
Address: Rizal Avenue, Barangay San Miguel, Puerto Princesa, 5300 Palawan, Philippines

Subic Bay International Airport
Area served: Subic Bay Freeport
Number of passengers (2018): unknown
Address: Mabayo, Morong, Bataan

Zamboanga International Airport
Area served: Zamboanga
Number of passengers (2018): approx. 1.2 million
Address: 31 Gov Camins Ave, Zamboanga, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

2) Domestic Philippines Airports

As there are a lot of domestic airports in Philippines, we will give you the list of the main one. They are divided in two categories Class 1 and Class 2. Airports Class 1 can serve airplanes with at least 100 seats comparatively Airports Class 2 can serve airplanes with at least 19 seats.

Class 1 airports

  • Bacolod–Silay Airport
  • Bancasi (Butuan) Airport
  • Cotabato Airport (Datu Odin Sinsuat)
  • Dipolog Airport
  • Sibulan (Dumaguete) Airport
  • Laguindingan Airport
  • Legazpi Airport
  • Naga (Pili) Airport
  • Pagadian Airport
  • Roxas Airport
  • San Jose Airport
  • Daniel Z. Romualdez (Tacloban) Airport
  • Tuguegarao Airport

Class 2 airports

  • Evelio Javier (Antique) Airport (San Jose de Buenavista)
  • Loakan (Baguio) Airport
  • Basco Airport (Batan Island)
  • Francisco B. Reyes (Busuanga-Coron) Airport
  • Calbayog Airport
  • Camiguin Airport
  • Catarman National Airport
  • Godofredo P. Ramos (Caticlan/Boracay) Airport
  • Cuyo Airport
  • Jolo Airport
  • Marinduque Airport
  • Moises R. Espinosa (Masbate) Airport
  • Ormoc Airport
  • Sayak (Siargao) Airport

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