Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport
Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport is the busiest airport in the Philippines and one of the largest airports in Asia. The airport is named after Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. and consists of four terminals and two runways. The airport is located in a densely populated area close to Manila, Quezon City and Caloocan, three of the five largest cities in the Philippines. In addition, the modern city of Makati is nearby, known as the financial center of the Philippines. The majority of the flights at the airport are operated by Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Philippines AirAsia.
Where is Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport?
Manila Airport is located south of Manila, Quezon City and Caloocan, along the border between the cities of Pasay and Parañaque. From Manila, you can reach Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport by following Roxas Boulevard or Osmeña Highway.
How many terminals does Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport have?
Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport has four terminals, namely Terminal 1 (International, 17% of total number of passengers), Terminal 2 (Dom & Int, 22.5%), Terminal 3 (Dom & Int, 48.5%) and Terminal 4 (Domestic, 12%). Terminal 3 in the northeast of the airport is the airport’s largest and newest terminal. Terminal 4 is the airport’s oldest terminal. Terminal 2, also known as Centennial Terminal, is used exclusively by Philippine Airlines (and PAL Express), international carriers use T1 and T3. Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport’s terminals are not within walking distance of each other, so free shuttle buses run between terminals T1, T2, T3 and T4, 24 hours a day. Keep in mind, the terminals of the airport are only accessible if you have a ticket, for this reason it is often very busy outside the terminals.
The distance from Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport to the centre of Manila is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Manila.
From MNL Airport to Manila City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport by public transport. Visit the Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Manila is about PHP 600.-. Book your taxi at Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From MNL Airport to Manila City centre by Taxi
At Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Philippine Airlines
- Cebu Pacific
- Japan Airlines
- Malaysia Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Makati
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Things to do
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