Surigao Airport

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Surigao Airport
Surigao Airport Mindanao Philippines.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
ServesSurigao City
LocationBarangay Luna, Surigao City
Elevation AMSL6 m / 20 ft
Coordinates09°45′27″N 125°28′46″E / 9.75750°N 125.47944°E / 9.75750; 125.47944Coordinates: 09°45′27″N 125°28′46″E / 9.75750°N 125.47944°E / 9.75750; 125.47944
Map
SUG/RPMS is located in Philippines
SUG/RPMS
SUG/RPMS
Location in the Philippines
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 1,708 5,604 Concrete
Statistics (2016)
Passengers103,313
Aircraft movements724
Metric tonnes of cargo128
Statistics from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.[1]

Surigao Airport (Surigaonon: Tugpahanan nan Surigao) (IATA: SUG, ICAO: RPMS) is an airport serving the general area of Surigao City, located in the province of Surigao del Norte in the Philippines. The airport is classified as a Class 2 principal (minor 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.

History[edit]

Surigao Airport experienced significant damage caused by the 2017 Surigao earthquake, and it was closed for two weeks for repairs. Cebgo and PAL Express, the two airlines serving the airport at the time, utilised Bancasi Airport in Butuan in the meantime.[2]

Infrastructure[edit]

Surigao Airport has one runway that is designated 18/36 and measures 1,700 metres (5,600 ft).[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Cebu Pacific
operated by Cebgo
Cebu

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Philippine Aircraft, Passenger and Cargo Statistics 2001-2008". March 3, 2009. Archived from the original on June 8, 2013. Retrieved April 21, 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Surigao, Philippines reopens to all traffic". ch-aviation. 24 February 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2017.