Manilla Ninoy Aquino (MNL) Airport

Manilla Ninoy Aquino MNL Airport Overview

Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport MNL, also referred to as 'NAIA' / 'Naia', is one of two international airports in the greater metropolitan area of Manila (the other is Clark International) and is at present functioning as the main international gateway to the to the Philippines and beyond.

Aquino Airport is located along the border between Pasay City and Parañaque City, about 7 km south the city border of Manila, the Capital of the Philippines, and southwest of Makati City. It can be reached directly via Naia Road, which connects to the Manila-Cavite Expressway.  (Both  North & South Luzon Expressways are to be connected, as well as the Tarlac to La Union Expessway. )

With two runways and over 32 million passengers served annually, Manila International is at present hub for Cebu Pacific, Airphil Express, Philipine Airlines, SouthEast Asian Airlines & Zest Airways. It also is served by a good number of major international airlines, including United Airlines, offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.

Airport Terminal Fee Rules:  1. Domestic passengers will now have the fee included in their ticket when making reservations.
2. Transfer passengers need to pay the fee of Php 200 before boarding connecting flight.

The on-Airport Manila Airport Hotel is on Ninoy Aquino Avenue, near Terminal 1 & its parking facilities.

Manila International has four passenger terminals -T1 through T4 (T4 is the domestic terminal).

Future Airport developments:  1. T1's extensive upgrade work - started early 2014 - has been 85 percent completed as of March 27, 2015.
2. A third 2,100 meter runway is to be built by 2016 -increasing hourly landing/take-off capacity to 48 aircraft.
3. After approval by DOTC & lead investor JICA, it was officially announced that a new US $2.5BAairport is to be built at Sangley Point in Cavite City on Manila Bay  (either as replacement of, or supporting airport to, NAIA - pending final decision mid-2015). Completion is tentatively scheduled for 2025.

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