Marinduque Airport

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Marinduque Airport
Paliparan ng Marinduque
Marinduque Airport.jpg
Exterior of Marinduque Airport
IATA: MRQICAO: RPUW
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
Serves Gasan, Marinduque
Location Barangay Masiga, Gasan, Marinduque
Elevation AMSL 5 m / 16 ft
Coordinates 13°21′36″N 121°49′31″E / 13.36000°N 121.82528°E / 13.36000; 121.82528Coordinates: 13°21′36″N 121°49′31″E / 13.36000°N 121.82528°E / 13.36000; 121.82528
Map
MRQ/RPUW is located in Philippines
MRQ/RPUW
MRQ/RPUW
Location in the Philippines
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 1,400 4,593 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Passengers 1,099
Aircraft movements 34
Metric tonnes of cargo
Statistics from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.[1]

Marinduque Airport (Filipino: Paliparan ng Marinduque) (IATA: MRQICAO: RPUW) is the only airport located on and serving the island province of Marinduque in the Philippines. The airport is located in Barangay Masiga in the town of Gasan, near the border with the provincial capital, Boac. It is classified as a Class 2 principal (minor domestic) airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, 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.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

No airline serves Marinduque since May 10, 2013. Zest Airways (now AirAsia Zest) previously used a Xian MA-60 aircraft while Philippine Airlines used with its fleet of YS-11, and later Fokker 50 aircraft, before ceasing the route during the Asian financial crisis.

A Zest Airways MA-60 arrives at Marinduque.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Philippine Aircraft, Passenger and Cargo Statistics 2001-2008". March 3, 2009. Retrieved April 21, 2009.