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 36 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.
Airport Terminal Fee Rules:
- Domestic passengers will now have the fee included in their ticket when making reservations.
- 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).
NOTE: As of Dec. 16, 2016, Philippine Airlines (PAL) now uses Cark International Airport - aiming to serve 10M pasengers from the northern part of Luzon - and contributing to the decongestion of Aquino Airport.
The new 4-lane, 7.15 km elevated NAIA Expressway now connects Terminal 1 to Terminal 3, links to Skyway & Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway, and to Macapagal Avenue & Pagcor Entertainment City,
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 being built at Sangley Point in Cavite City on Manila Bay. The ongoing Sangley Point Airport project - representing a $10-billion new Airport 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.)
- The NAIA-3 footbridge is to open in 2017.
- The ongoing rapid transit Bus system from BGC to NAIA is to be completed by 2016.