Gov’t opening more passenger terminals in at least 8 airports
The Philippines is expecting to open more passenger terminals across government-operated airports this year.
This was according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap), which identified at least eight sites.
To be completed and inaugurated in 2019 are passenger terminal buildings in Busuanga airport, Camiguin Airport, Catarman airport, Marinduque Airport, Ormoc Airport, Ipil Airport, Mati Airport and Siargao airport.
New airports that were opened last year included Lal-lo airport, San Vicente Airport and Bohol-Panglao International Airport, Caap said.
Those with new passenger terminal buildings were Tuguegarao Airport, Daniel Z. Romualdez (Tacloban) Airport, Virac Airport and Maasin airport, it added.
As of Nov. 30 last year, Caap said 18 airports were also upgraded to allow evening operations.
These included Clark International Airport, Davao international airport, Kalibo International Airport, Laoag International Airport, Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Puerto Princesa International Airport, General Santos International Airport, Zamboanga International Airport, Iloilo International Airport, Bacolod-Silay Airport, Butuan airport, Laguindingan Airport, Tacloban airport, Roxas Airport, Dumaguete airport, Caticlan airport and Legazpi Airport.
Between 2019 and 2021, Caap expects evening operations for Naga Airport, Tuguegarao Airport, Cotabato Airport, Bohol-Panglao International Airport, Cauayan Airport, Dipolog Airport, Ozamiz airport and Pagadian Airport.
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.