Siquijor Airport

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Siquijor Airport

  • Tugpahanan sa Siquijor
  • Paliparan ng Siquijor
  • Hulugpaan sang Siquijor
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
ServesSiquijor and island
LocationCang-alwang, Siquijor
Elevation AMSL27 m / 90 ft
Coordinates9°12′51″N 123°28′20″E / 9.2142°N 123.4722°E / 9.2142; 123.4722Coordinates: 9°12′51″N 123°28′20″E / 9.2142°N 123.4722°E / 9.2142; 123.4722
Map
✈ RPVZ is located in Philippines
✈ RPVZ
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Map showing location of Siquijor Airport
✈ RPVZ is located in Visayas, Philippines
✈ RPVZ
✈ RPVZ
✈ RPVZ (Visayas, Philippines)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,250 4,100 Gravel

Siquijor Airport (ICAO: RPVZ), is a community feeder aerodrome serving the general area of the town of Siquijor, located in the province of Siquijor in the Philippines.[1]

The airport is classified as a community airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.

Airport facelift and expansion[edit]

On March 1, 2018, upgrade works in the airport begun. The airport upgrade project covers the construction of a new passenger terminal building, a power station, and a vehicle parking area. Construction was finished on July 30, 2021, and was later inaugurated on August 26.[2] Other upgrade works in the airport includes the runway extension and asphalt overlay, scheduled to be completed in June 2022.[3][2]

Terminal and structures[edit]

Terminal building[edit]

Prior to the airport upgrade, the old passenger terminal building can only accommodate 10 passengers. The new terminal building now handles 50-60 passengers, with plans to expand it up to 100.[3][2]

Runway[edit]

Prior to the airport upgrade, the airport has a 1,250-meter (4,100 ft) gravel runway that runs in a 04/22 direction.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Juan Cebu[4]
Royhle Charter Charter: Dumaguete[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Siquijor Airport". Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Amojelar, Darwin G. (August 26, 2021). "DOTR upgrades Siquijor port, airport". Manila Standard. Retrieved August 27, 2021.
  3. ^ a b Balinbin, Arjay L. (August 26, 2021). "Upgraded Siquijor airport, seaport to boost regional dev't". BusinessWorld. Retrieved August 27, 2021.
  4. ^ "Air Juan - Discover the Philippines!". Archived from the original on March 8, 2014.
  5. ^ "Charter – Royhle". Archived from the original on March 5, 2016.

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