Naga Airport (Filipino: Paliparan ng Naga, Bikol: Palayogan nin Naga) (IATA: WNP, ICAO: RPUN) is an airport serving the city and metropolitan area of Naga (including the provincial capital Pili), located in the province of Camarines Sur in the Philippines. Although the airport is named after Naga, it is actually located in the provincial capital, Pili.
Paliparan ng Naga
Palayogan nin Naga
Exterior of Naga Airport
|Operator||Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines|
|Location||Barangay San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur|
|Elevation AMSL||43 m / 142 ft|
Statistics from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.
The airport is classified as a Class 1 principal (major domestic) airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, a body of the Department of Transportation and Communications that is responsible for the operations of not only this airport but also of all other airports in the Philippines except the major international airports.
Airlines and destinationsEdit
- On December 15, 1993, a Philippine Air Force C-130H Hercules crashed on Mt. Manase, in Barangay Tanag, Libmanan, Camarines Sur, as it was approaching Naga Airport. The plane was on a typhoon relief mission. The total fatalities were 30, including 6 crewmembers.
- On June 24, 1996, an Air Philippines YS-11 aircraft struck a ground power unit while taxiing at Naga Airport (WNP). The aircraft caught fire. There were no fatalities among the 34 aircraft occupants.
- "Philippine Aircraft, Passenger and Cargo Statistics 2001-2008". 3 March 2009. Archived from the original on 11 September 2011. Retrieved 21 April 2009.
- PAF C-130H Accident Description
- Two more planes crash, Manila Standard, December 18, 1993, p.3
- NAMC YS-11-109 Accident Description