Basco Airport

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Basco Airport
Paliparan ng Basco
Pagtayaban ti Basco
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Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
Serves Basco, Batanes
Location Barangay Ihuvok II (Kayvalugananan), Basco
Elevation AMSL 89 m / 291 ft
Coordinates 20°27′05″N 121°58′48″E / 20.45139°N 121.98000°E / 20.45139; 121.98000Coordinates: 20°27′05″N 121°58′48″E / 20.45139°N 121.98000°E / 20.45139; 121.98000
BSO/RPUO is located in Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,250 4,101 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Passengers 25,423
Aircraft movements 716
Metric tonnes of cargo 310
Statistics from the Air Transportation Office.[1]

Basco Airport (Filipino: Paliparan ng Basco, Ilocano: Pagtayaban ti Basco) (IATA: BSOICAO: RPUO) is an airport serving the province of Batanes in the Philippines. It is located in the provincial capital, Basco, and is one of two airports in the Batanes Islands, the other being Itbayat Airport. The airport is classified as a Class 2 principal (minor domestic) airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), 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.

The airport is one of the hubs of Sky Pasada.

Although the airport in the past was briefly served by international flights, the airport is not officially classified as an international airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Northsky Air Itbayat, Tuguegarao
Philippine Airlines
operated by PAL Express
Sky Pasada Manila, Tuguegarao, Laoag[2]
SkyJet Manila

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