Clark (CRK) Airport

Clark CRK Airport Overview

Clark International Airport CRK serves the immediate vicinity of the Clark Economic Zone of Central Luzon and Angeles City, and is the Philippine's fastest-growing airport.  Due to its strategic location, it is only between 1.5 to 4 hours by air from most major Asian cities, and less than 2 hours by car from Metro Manila or  the Subic Bay Freeport. 
Clark Airport is managed by the government-owned Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC), who is aiming to make Clark International a competitive aviation services center for the Asia-Pacific region by 2015; a secondary airport of choice by 2017, and a premier world-class airport of the Philippines by 2020.

CRK Airport is located in Angeles City, in the province of Pampanga,  directly accessible from the Clark South Interchange from the Subic-Clark / Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx). It is 80 km from Metro Manila or Subic Bay, reached directly by the NLEX (Northern Luzon Expressway).

With two runways and an estimated 1.2M passengers a year, Clark International Airport is hub to Asia & beyond, presently served by major and low-cost carriers offering flights within the Asia-Pacific region.  

1. According to the Philippine Transportation Department DOTC - Both Clark & NAIA (Aquino) airports are being developed into international hubs.
    2. All Airport Staff has recently attended the 'Business Excellence Self-assessment Training' - benefiting the passengers they serve, as well as raising the bar at Clark Airport.  Airport Management is making drastic positive changes and passengers & airlines will take note of it.
    3. The new Robinsons Starmills Transport Hub/ Bus Terminal  in San Fernando, Pampanga provides not only transport options to/from the Airport, ana ticketing lounge
   4. A passenger sevice charge /Terminal fee applies to all passengers, with the exception of children under 2 years, overseas Philipino workers with OEC's, PSC ahtletes & government officers:  International departing passengers pay Php 600; domestic deparing passengers pay Php 150.

Terminal 1
houses two boarding bridges, X-ray walk-through machines, centralized air conditioning system, two VIP lounges, a concession area, and new elevators and escalators.  With the completion of its expansion project, the Terminal now has a capacity of handling 6M passengers annually; covers 19,800 sq.meters, and is able to accommodate the wide-body planes of Emirates and Qatar on their long-haul flights from the Middle East:  

Present and future Airport Development:  Phase 1 construction on a new budget / low cost carrier (LCC) terminal is to start 'soon'.
The Airport will also make the following outside improvements done in two phases:
    (a)  Phase 1 of construction seems to be completed & include airport &  transport plazas, covered parking, new taxiways & aprons, expansion of existing apron, access road and interchange works, demoliton of some buildings, and the development of utilities.
    (b) Phase 2 of construction will include the extension of the eastern runway to 4,000 meters, and construction of a new runway, a shopping center, new taxiways & aprons, new cargo terminal complex & a new control tower.      

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