Tips For Your Trips: Philippine airport facts (updated)

This section is for first time travelers looking for airport-related information on their respective destinations. The info on this list is as far as we know based on our own travels, and we will be updating them as we come across more.



Terminal fees are the only ones you’re going to have to shell out at the airport when flying domestic. All airports charge terminal fees but rates differ. As of August 2013, terminal fees chargeable to departures from NAIA (any of its terminals) are already included in the airline ticket purchase. This means there is no need to pay another terminal fee for the corresponding flights.

NAIA Terminal 2 (Manila)
for Philippine Airlines domestic flights only*
P200 (as of February 2012)

NAIA Terminal 3 (Manila)
for PAL Express and Cebu Pacific domestic flights + select PAL domestic routes *
P200 (as of August 2013)

NAIA Domestic Terminal (Manila)
for AirAsia Zest (domestic and international) and Seair (domestic)*
P200 (as of December 2013)

Puerto Princesa Airport (Puerto Princesa, Palawan)
P40 (as of August 2010)

Franciso Reyes Airport (Busuanga, Palawan)
P20 (as of February 2012)

Iloilo International Airport (Iloilo City) P200 (as of January 2012)

Mactan-Cebu International Airport (Mactan, Cebu) P200 (as of August 2013). Terminal fee (P200) included in ticket fare (as of March 2014).

Kalibo Airport (Kalibo, Aklan) P100 (as of August 2013)

Davao International Airport (Davao City) P200 (as of August 2011)

Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (Clark, Pampanga) P200 (as of January 2012)

Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 (Manila)
for all international flights to and from Manila*
P550 (as of March 2013)

Tagbilaran Airport (Bohol) P20 (as of September 2012)

As of October 28, 2012, PAL will only be flying to major domestic hubs (Cebu, Iloilo, Bacolod, Kalibo, Laoag, Tagbilaran, General Santos, and Davao). All its other domestic routes will be absorbed by its sister airline, PAL Express. Please refer to to know the terminal assignments.