Naga Airport

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Naga Airport
Paliparan ng Naga
Palayogan nin Naga
Naga Airport (WNP).JPG
Exterior of Naga Airport
IATA: WNPICAO: RPUN
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
Serves Naga City
Location Barangay San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur
Elevation AMSL 43 m / 142 ft
Coordinates 13°35′05″N 123°16′12″E / 13.58472°N 123.27000°E / 13.58472; 123.27000Coordinates: 13°35′05″N 123°16′12″E / 13.58472°N 123.27000°E / 13.58472; 123.27000
Map
WNP/RPUN is located in Philippines
WNP/RPUN
WNP/RPUN
Location in the Philippines5
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,402 4,600 Concrete
Statistics (2008)
Passengers 87,168
Aircraft movements 2,136
Metric tonnes of cargo 288
Statistics from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.[1]

Naga Airport (Filipino: Paliparan ng Naga, Bikol: Palayogan nin Naga) (IATA: WNPICAO: RPUN) is an airport serving the general area of Naga City, located in the province of Camarines Sur in the Philippines, as well as the city's metropolitan area. Although the airport is named after Naga, it is actually located in the provincial capital, Pili.

The airport is classified as a Class 1 principal (major 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]

Airlines Destinations
Cebu Pacific Manila
Philippine Airlines
operated by PAL Express
Manila

Incidents[edit]

  • On December 15, 1993, a Philippine Air Force C-130H Hercules crashed on Mt. Manase, in Barangay Tanag, Libmanan, Camarines Sur, as it was approaching Naga Airport. The plane was on a typhoon relief mission. The total fatalities were 30, including 6 crewmembers[2]
  • On June 24, 1996, an Air Philippines YS-11 aircraft struck a ground power unit while taxiing at Naga Airport (WNP). The aircraft caught fire. There were no fatalities among the 34 aircraft occupants.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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