Laoag International Airport

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Laoag International Airport
Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Laoag
Sangalubong a Pagtayaban ti Laoag
IATA: LAOICAO: RPLI
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
Serves Laoag City
Location Barangay 43 (Cavit), Laoag City
Elevation AMSL 5 m / 16 ft
Coordinates 18°10′41″N 120°31′54″E / 18.17806°N 120.53167°E / 18.17806; 120.53167Coordinates: 18°10′41″N 120°31′54″E / 18.17806°N 120.53167°E / 18.17806; 120.53167
Map
LAO/RPLI is located in Philippines
LAO/RPLI
LAO/RPLI
Location in the Philippines
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,420 7,986 Concrete
Statistics (2010)
Passengers 177,339
Aircraft movements 3,118
Metric tonnes of cargo 2,468
Statistics from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.[1]

Laoag International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Laoag, Ilokano: Sangalubong a Pagtayaban ti Laoag) (IATA: LAOICAO: RPLI) is the main airport serving the general area of Laoag City, the capital city of the province of Ilocos Norte in the Philippines. It is the only airport in Ilocos Norte and is the northernmost international airport in the Philippines by geographical location. The airport is a popular charter destination for tourists from China.

It has one 2,420-meter runway[2] and is designated as a secondary/alternate international airport by the Air Transportation Office, a body of the Department of Transportation and Communications that is responsible for the operations of not only this airport but also of all other airports in the Philippines except the major international airports.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Cebu Pacific Manila
Sky Pasada Basco[4]
Philippine Airlines
operated by PAL Express
Manila

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

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