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.

Naga Airport

Paliparan ng Naga
Palayogan nin Naga
Naga Airport (WNP).JPG
Exterior of Naga Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
ServesMetropolitan Naga
LocationBarangay San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur
Elevation AMSL43 m / 142 ft
Coordinates13°35′05″N 123°16′12″E / 13.58472°N 123.27000°E / 13.58472; 123.27000Coordinates: 13°35′05″N 123°16′12″E / 13.58472°N 123.27000°E / 13.58472; 123.27000
Websitenagacityairport.com
Map
WNP/RPUN is located in Philippines
WNP/RPUN
WNP/RPUN
Location in the Philippines5
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,402 4,600 Concrete
Statistics (2018)
Passengers94,175
Aircraft movements2,020
Cargo in kgs146,788
Statistics from eFoi[1]

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

AirlinesDestinations
Cebu Pacific
operated by Cebgo
Manila

IncidentsEdit

  • 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.[2][3]
  • 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.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines - Aerodrome Development & Management Service (15 April 2018). "Passenger Statistics Philippines". Republic of the Philippines - Freedom of Information Portal. Retrieved 27 April 2019.
  2. ^ PAF C-130H Accident Description
  3. ^ Two more planes crash, Manila Standard, December 18, 1993, p.3
  4. ^ NAMC YS-11-109 Accident Description

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