Airports Category

El Nido Airport

February 25, 2010

Today’s featured site is the El Nido Airport (IATA: ENI, ICAO: RPEN), also known as Lio Airport. This gravel-surfaced airport is located in El Nido, Palawan. Palawan is the biggest province in the Philippines by land area and its elongated shape and numerous islands scattered across Sulu Sea means that... (read more)

NAIA Terminal 1

August 22, 2008

Today is the 25th anniversary of the death of Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr. and I guess it’s only fitting to feature the place where this eminent statesman was assassinated and that is the tarmac of NAIA Terminal 1. I was only a day over three years old when Ninoy... (read more)

Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport (Tacloban)

October 24, 2007

The Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport (airport codes: TAC and RPVA), popularly known as the Tacloban Airport, was built on the Tacloban Peninsula, a really interesting headland to the southeast of downtown Tacloban City in Leyte. The peninsula is practically coterminous with Barangay 88 of the city, and it encloses the... (read more)

Loakan Airport

September 2, 2007

The Loakan Airport (Wikipedia) in Baguio City has the distinction of being the country’s highest airport with an elevation of 1296 meters. (Actually, Baguio City probably has the highest whatever in the country, being the highest city. For instance, Baguio has the highest SM mall.) Loakan is designated by the... (read more)

NAIA Centennial Terminal

June 26, 2006

In the Pasay City side of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is the airport’s second terminal which is more known as the Centennial Terminal. This terminal was opened in 1998, in the centennial year of the Philippine Declaration of Independence, hence the name. To the east is Terminal 1 and... (read more)

Francisco Bangoy International Airport (Davao)

June 8, 2006

The Davao International Airport (IATA code DVO, ICAO code RPMD), officially known as the Francisco Bangoy International Airport, is Mindanao’s busiest airport. Pictured in the thumbnail is the new modern-looking terminal, completed in 2003, which can handle more than a million passengers yearly. The airport features a 3-kilometer long runway and... (read more)

Sangley Point Naval Base

March 20, 2006

The location of Sangley Point Naval Base is the most probable reason why northern Cavite has hi-res imagery in Google Local. The same can be said for the former U.S. Clark Air Base. But it’s intriguing to note that Subic Bay isn’t in hi-res, and we don’t know why... (read more)