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.

Roxas Airport

Hulugpaan sang Roxas
Paliparan ng Roxas
Roxas City Airport.jpg
Airport exterior
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
ServesRoxas City
LocationBarangay Gabuan, Roxas City
Elevation AMSL148 m / 484 ft
Coordinates11°35′52″N 122°45′6″E / 11.59778°N 122.75167°E / 11.59778; 122.75167Coordinates: 11°35′52″N 122°45′6″E / 11.59778°N 122.75167°E / 11.59778; 122.75167
Map
RXS/RPVR is located in Philippines
RXS/RPVR
RXS/RPVR
Location in the Philippines
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 1,890 6,201 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers307,786
Aircraft movements2,616
Cargo (in kgs)3,731, 921
Source: Statistics from eFOI[1]

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

AirlinesDestinations
Cebu PacificManila (2 flights daily)
Philippine Airlines
operated by PAL Express
Manila

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.

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