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The 30 largest airports and airlines in the Philippines

Further information is provided on the 30 biggest airports in the Philippines. At Ninoy Aquino International Airport alone, 39 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 78 destinations.

Out of the ten airlines of the country we have listed biggest 8. Philippine Airlines is leading here with a total of 49 flight destinations.

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The 30 biggest airports in the Philippines

IATANameCityAirlinesDestinations
MNLNinoy Aquino International AirportManila3978
CEBMactan Cebu International AirportLapu-Lapu City1529
CRKDiosdado Macapagal International AirportAngeles/Mabalacat78
DVOFrancisco Bangoy International AirportDavao City59
CGYLaguindingan AirportCagayan de Oro City35
KLOKalibo International AirportKalibo88
PPSPuerto Princesa AirportPuerto Princesa City65
TACDaniel Z. Romualdez AirportTacloban City42
LGPLegazpi City International AirportLegazpi City32
CBOAwang AirportCotabato City31
BXUBancasi AirportButuan City32
GESGeneral Santos International AirportGeneral Santos33
SUGSurigao AirportSurigao City32
ZAMZamboanga International AirportZamboanga City34
TUGTuguegarao AirportTuguegarao City31
BCDBacolod-Silay AirportBacolod City34
DGTSibulan AirportDumaguete City32
MPHGodofredo P. Ramos AirportMalay32
ILOIloilo International AirportIloilo City38
RXSRoxas AirportRoxas City31
TAGTagbilaran AirportTagbilaran City31
LAOLaoag International AirportLaoag City21
DPLDipolog AirportDipolog City23
WNPNaga AirportNaga21
BSOBasco AirportBasco21
CRMCatarman National AirportCatarman21
USUFrancisco B. Reyes AirportCoron22
CGMCamiguin Airport11
JOLJolo Airport11
PAGPagadian AirportPagadian City12


Freight volume

In 2020, a total of 360.70 million ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in the Philippines. Ninoy Aquino International Airport alone accounted for around 423,853 metric tons.

The biggest airlines based in the Philippines

The largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is Philippine Airlines. In 2019, it carried 17.00 million passengers. It currently has a fleet of 61 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in the Philippines are:

IATANameCallsignFleet sizeDestinations
PRPhilippine AirlinesPhilippine6149
5JCebu PacificCebu5242
2PPAL ExpressAirphil2832
DGCebgoBlue Jay1630
Z2Philippines AirAsiaRedhot1529
SPSky PasadaSky Pasada58
RWRoyal Air PhilippinesDouble Gold414
T6AirSWIFTAirswift48

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