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Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport

General information

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.

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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
12 km
40 min

Travel by car

Public transport

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.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

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
12 km
40 min
PHP 600.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

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.

Airport parking

Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport.

Flight tickets

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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
  • AirAsia
  • Japan Airlines
  • Malaysia Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Savoy Hotel Manila, Manila

Savoy Hotel Manila boasts of an outdoor swimming pool, situated 200 metres from Resorts World Manila, this 4-star property offers 24-hour front desk and an on-site restaurant and bar.


Manila Marriott Hotel, Manila

Marriott Manila Hotel offers luxurious accommodation across Terminal 3 of Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The hotel features an outdoor pool, a fitness centre and 8 dining options.


RedDoorz near NAIA Terminal 1, Manila

Located in Manila, RedDoorz near NAIA Terminal 1 provides 2-star accommodation with private balconies. The 2-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom and free WiFi.

Hotels in Makati

Looking for the best hotels in Makati? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


New World Makati Hotel, Manila, Manila

The deluxe New World Makati Hotel is located in the Makati Business District. It features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and rooms with city/pool views. Free parking is provided.


Makati Diamond Residences, Manila

Located along Legazpi Street in the heart of Makati's central business district, the Makati Diamond Residences offers modern and luxurious accommodation with free WiFi access in its rooms.


Amax Inn Makati, Manila

Amax Inn Makati features air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TV in the Makati district of Manila. Around 1.5 km from Greenbelt Mall, the property is also 2.4 km away from Glorietta Mall and offers free WiFi. The inn has family rooms.

Things to do

It is possible to book activities in the city and near Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Full-Day Manila City, Tagaytay Taal Volcano and Lake Tour

This combination tour allows you to drive to the city of Tagaytay for a panoramic view of Taal Lake and Volcano as well as see the highlights of the city.


Manila: Old & New 4-Hour City Tour

A tour of Manila’s past and present including old city Manila, the American Cemetery and Memorial, historic Intramuros and Fort Santiago, and the bustling financial capital of Makati


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