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DOTr: 17 Airport Project Accomplished In The In First Half Of President Duterte’s Term

17 Philippine airport project accomplished;

A total of 17 airport projects have been accomplished in the first three years of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term, announced by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) with extended efforts from Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

There were two new international airport that were completed the (1) Lal-Lo International Airport in Cagayan and country’s first eco-airport, the (2) Bohol-Panglao International Airport.

Expansion and addition of Passenger Terminal Building is also completed in (3) Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) which is now considered the world’s friendliest resort airport and (4) Puerto Princesa Airport and its runway extended to for larger aircraft. The (5) Ormoc Airport opened new facilities that including a renovated terminal building and also a widened runway.

Development of infrastructure were also finished for the (6-17) domestic airports of Virac, Marinduque, Tuguegarao, San Vicente, and Busuanga in Luzon; Maasin, Tacloban, and Catarman in Visayas; and Ipil, Camiguin, and Siargao in Mindanao.

28 More airport projects on-going;

DOTr and CAAPalso accelerating the infrastructure development in 27 more commercial airports and one military base. One is the rehabilitation project of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2.

Also on going is the expansion of Clark International Airport in Pampanga and the Sangley Airport in Cavite which will be used for the military air base.

The Bicol International Airport which is targeted to be completed in 2020 and undergoing improvements of international airports in Davao, General Santos, Zamboanga, Iloilo, Kalibo, and Laoag. The proposed New Manila International Airport set to build in Bulacan.

The developments of the major airports in the Philippines will further elevate the aviation and airport services and to ease the congestion in major getaways of the country.

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