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32 airports allowed to operate by LGUs

A total of 32 airports in the country have been allowed by their local governments to handle commercial flights as of July 27, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

Some airports though are subject to documentary and passenger restrictions.

The operation of domestic flights has been allowed since June in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) but require approval from local government units (LGU).

Airports accepting commercial flights are:

  1. Romblon
  2. Ninoy Aquino International Airport
  3. Clark International Airport
  4. Cauayan
  5. Palanan
  6. Laguindingan
  7. Dipolog
  8. Pagadian
  9. Jolo
  10. Masbate
  11. Cotabato
  12. Zamboanga
  13. Davao International Airport
  14. General Santos
  15. Puerto Princesa International Airport
  16. Legazpi
  17. San Jose
  18. Ozamiz
  19. Virac
  20. Basco
  21. Busuanga
  22. Tacloban
  23. Ormoc
  24. Catbalogan
  25. Catarman
  26. Borongan
  27. Mactan-Cebu International
  28. Kalibo International
  29. Antique
  30. Butuan
  31. Marinduque
  32. Bacolod-Silay

The airports of Zamboanga, Catarman, and Bacolod-Silay are accepting flights subject to restrictions of their respective LGUs.

Airports still not allowing commercial flights are:

  1. Surigao (will open in August)
  2. Siargao (will open in September)
  3. Dumaguete
  4. Camiguin
  5. Sanga-Sanga (to open on September 16)
  6. Roxas
  7. Caticlan
  8. Maasin
  9. Hilongos
  10. Guiuan
  11. Laoag International
  12. Tuguegarao
  13. Calbayog
  14. Iloilo International
  15. San Vicente
  16. Naga Airport
  17. Bohol-Panglao International

Laoag, Dumaguete and Iloilo International Airport allow particular flights with special clearance from their LGUs.

Regular commercial air travel had been suspended since travel restrictions were implemented mid-March as part of measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease. Cargo and repatriation flights have remained operational.

Limited commercial flights began in June following the easing of community quarantines nationwide.


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