Virac Airport

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Virac Airport
Paliparan ng Virac
Palayogan nin Virac
IATA: VRCICAO: RPUV
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
Serves Virac, Catanduanes
Elevation AMSL 37 m / 121 ft
Coordinates 13°34′35″N 124°12′20″E / 13.57639°N 124.20556°E / 13.57639; 124.20556Coordinates: 13°34′35″N 124°12′20″E / 13.57639°N 124.20556°E / 13.57639; 124.20556
Map
VRC/RPUV is located in Philippines
VRC/RPUV
VRC/RPUV
Location in the Philippines
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,886 6,188 Concrete
Statistics (2008)
Passengers 30,002
Aircraft movements 680
Metric tonnes of cargo 81
Statistics from the Air Transportation Office.[1]

Virac Airport (Tagalog: Paliparan ng Virac, Bikol: Palayogan nin Virac) (IATA: VRCICAO: RPUV) is the only airport serving the island province of Catanduanes in the Philippines. It is located in the capital, Virac. 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.

On October 27, 2013, Cebu Pacific launched the first ever Airbus flight in Virac.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Cebu Pacific Manila

Airlines previously served Virac[edit]

Airlines Destinations
AirAsia Zest Manila
Philippine Airlines operated by PAL Express Manila
Philippine Airlines Manila
SkyJet Manila

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