The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) awarded the $82.9-million (P2.616 billion) contract to a Kumho Industrial Co. Ltd.-GS Engineering & Construction Joint Venture (Kumho-GS), a South Korean company for the construction of a new passenger terminal building, cargo terminal building, apron, connecting taxiways, a new air navigation system, and other support facilities. The project is slated for 30 months or more than two years before completion. It is expecting the airport to open by early 2017.
Air Philippines 737 ready for boarding at Puerto Princessa International Airport.
Cebu Pacific Airbus A320 at Puerto Princesa International Airport.
A C-40A Clipper assigned to the “Sunseekers” of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Five Eight (VR-58) arrives at the Puerto Princesa Airport, carrying U.S. Sailors and Marines participating in Exercise Balikatan 2004