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Airports in Philippines

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

Overview

The largest airport and primary gateway to the Philippines, Ninoy Aquino International Airport is a huge facility serving roughly 36 million passengers each year. Situated 4.3 miles (7km) south of Manila, the airport serves as the primary access point for travel in the Philippines.

Most international flights continue to operate out of terminal one; however, more airlines are moving over to the more modern terminal three. Flights to Ninoy Aquino International Airport come in from major cities all over Asia and Oceania, and there are a few long-haul flights to other major cities across the world.

Location

The airport is situated four miles (7km) south of the centre of Manila.

Getting to the city

The Metro-Rail Transit station is nearby the airport, and trains run regularly; travellers should disembark at EDSA-Taft station where there is an airport shuttle that operates between the airport and the station. There's also a city bus service that leaves from outside the arrivals areas of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. A jeepney can take passengers to Terminal 3, or one can make use of the airport shuttle service.

Time

GMT +8.

Contacts

Tel: +63 2 833 1180.

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NAIA Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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