Roxas Airport (Hiligaynon: Hulugpaan sang Roxas, Tagalog: Paliparan ng Roxas) (IATA: RXS, ICAO: RPVR) is an airport serving the general area of Roxas City, the capital of the province of Capiz, in the Philippines. The airport is classified as a Class 1 principal airport, by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, a body of the Department of Transportation 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.
Hulugpaan sang Roxas
Paliparan ng Roxas
|Operator||Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines|
|Location||Barangay Gabuan, Roxas City|
|Elevation AMSL||148 m / 484 ft|
Source: Statistics from eFOI
From October 13 to 16, 2017, Roxas Airport served as the diversion airport for affected Cebu Pacific flights serving the Manila-Iloilo-Manila and Iloilo-Cebu-Iloilo routes following the closure of Iloilo International Airport due to the Cebu Pacific Flight 461 overshooting incident. Mactan-Cebu International Airport became the diversion airport for the Iloilo-Hong Kong-Iloilo flights.
Airlines and destinationsEdit
|Cebu Pacific||Manila (2 flights daily)|
operated by PAL Express
- 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.
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