Surigao Airport

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Surigao Airport
Surigao Airport Mindanao Philippines.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
Serves Surigao City
Location Barangay Luna, Surigao City
Elevation AMSL 6 m / 20 ft
Coordinates 09°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)
Passengers 103,313
Aircraft movements 724
Metric tonnes of cargo 128
Statistics from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.[1]

Surigao Airport (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.

The airport is known as Paliparan ng Surigao in Filipino and as Tugpahanan sa Surigao in Cebuano.

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
Philippine Airlines
operated by PAL Express
Cebu (ends July 15, 2018)[3]

See also[edit]

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