Manilla Ninoy Aquino (MNL) Airport
Manilla Ninoy Aquino MNL Airport Overview
NAIA 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, & Philipine Airlines. It also is served by a good number of major international airlines (including U.S. airlines Delta & United), offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
V Air (www.flyvair.com) of Taiwan offers 2-hour trips to/from Taiwan, with flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays - using Airbus A320 and A321. Philippine, Cebu Pacific, China & EVA airlines also offer Taipei flights.
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).
Current and future Airport developments:: While current upgrades are ongoing at NAIA as a temporary measure to ease congestion - a new US$ 2.5B Airport is to be built at Sangley Point in Cavite City on Manila Bay: As of February 2016, the feasibility study by JICA concerning a second airport at Sangley Point has been completed, making way to the Sangley Point Airport project - to start some time in 2016, prior to President Aquino's end of term. The intended $10-billion new Airport project in Cavite is to solve the congestion problem at NAIA. Sangley Point, a former US Navy station and now the Philippine 'Danilo Atienza Air Base', is located in Cavite City - about 25 minues from Makati City.
May 2015: In a measure to maximise flights and NAIA, adhering to daily flight schedules, and to insure that airline slots are available to Airlines intending to use the Airport - a new ageement was signed, whereby misuse of airline slots will be subject to sanctions, including termination of operations or forfeiture of acquired slots.