3 PH Airports in Asia’s Top 30 List


Asia’s Top 30 Airports according to http://sleepinginairports.net/

  1. Singapore Changi International Airport, Singapore (SIN)
  2. Seoul Incheon International Airport, South Korea (ICN)
  3. Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Japan (HND)
  4. Taipei Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan (TPE)
  5. Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong (HKG)
  6. Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia (KUL)
  7. Osaka Kansai International Airport, Japan (KIX)
  8. New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, India (DEL)
  9. Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, India (HYD)
  10. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, India (BOM)
  11. Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok (BKK)
  12. Tokyo Narita International Airport, Japan (NRT)
  13. Koh Samui Airport, Thailand (USM)
  14. Trivandrum International Airport, India (TRV)
  15. Cochin International Airport, India (COK)
  16. Lahore Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan (LHE)
  17. Bangalore Bengaluru International Airport, India (BLR)
  18. Mactan–Cebu International Airport, Philippines (CEB)
  19. Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, India (CCU)
  20. Karachi Jinnah International Airport, Pakistan (KHI)
  21. Iloilo International Airport, Philippines (ILO)
  22. Kualanamu International Airport, Indonesia (KNO)
  23. Da Nang International Airport, Vietnam (DAD)
  24. Clark International Airport, Philippines (CRK)
  25. Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Azerbaijan (GYD)
  26. Surabaya Juanda International Airport, Indonesia (SUB)
  27. Penang International Airport, Malaysia (PEN)
  28. Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport, Vietnam (HAN)
  29. Beijing Capital International Airport, China (PEK)
  30. Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Malaysia (BKI)

Philippine Airports Ranking

Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) landed in 18th place; Iloilo Airport ranked 21st; and CRK snagged the 24th place.

#18) Mactan–Cebu International Airport, Philippines (CEB)

Concept design for the new Mactan–Cebu International Airport
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Then known as the Mactan Air Base, the Mactan–Cebu International Airport in Lapu-Lapu Cityin Mactan Island was built in 1956 by the United States as an emergency runway for Air Command bombers. Now, it is second to Manila’s NAIA in terms of being busy airport in the Philippines. It houses both domestic and international operations and has an annual capacity of 4.5 million passengers.

By 2018, the country’s second biggest gateway is expected to have a new world-class passenger terminal building and become the first-ever resort airport in the Philippines.

#21) Iloilo International Airport, Philippines (ILO)

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Iloilo International Airport ​(Photo from Wikimedia Commons)

The fourth busiest airport in the Philippines can be found in the municipality of Santa Barbara in Iloilo. Started its operation in 2007, it was the first airport in the island of Panay to be built to international standards.

#24) Clark International Airport, Philippines (CRK)

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Clark International Airport ​(Photo from Wikimedia Commons)

Serving the vicinity of central and northern Luzon, Clark International Airport is located in Clark Freeport Zone between the cities of Angeles and Mabalacat in the province of Pampanga. It houses flight destinations to Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Busan, and Doha. Its only domestic flight is to Cebu.

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