An airport is one of the mind-changing factors of how we define a city. When a city has an airport, we can somehow just easily tell that this is one progressive city!
Since the Philippines is composed of thousands of scattered islands, airports in the Philippines are really busy. To get to the next island, air travel is highly in demand.
To add up, there are thousands or millions of foreigners visit the Philippines every year from decent business men and women to excited tourists.
So if you want to know what are the busiest airports in the Philippines, here are the Top 10 Busiest Airports in the Philippines 2015 in ascending order.
Top 10 Busiest Airports in the Philippines
10. Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport (TAC)
Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport is the 10th busiest airport in the Philippines according to Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP). Serving over 1 Million total passengers, 1,149,592 to be exact, it is one of the busiest airports in Visayas located in Tacloban City.
A historical event happened in Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport earlier this year. On 17th of January 2015, the whole world watched when a plane landed on the airport. It was carrying the one of the most important persons in this world, the humble leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Fracis. He visited the Philippines and conducted an open mass to inspire the Filipinos to be strong after the wrath of Typhoon Yolanda that killed thousands of Filipinos.
9. Clark International Airport (CRK)
As what most of the people recommend, if you want to avoid the hustles of the streets in Manila, Clark International Airport is your best option. Carrying 1,309,883 total passengers based on CAAP Statistics on 2012, Clark International Airport is the 9th busiest airport in the Philippines located in the heart of Central Luzon in Angeles, Pampanga.
It’s former name was Diosdado Macapagal International Airport. The airports was a former american air force base which was handed over the Philippine Government on 1991. Today, Clark International Airport is also an alternative to the most congested airport in the Philippines.