Surigao Airport (Surigaonon: Tugpahanan nan Surigao) (IATA: SUG, ICAO: RPMS) is an airport serving the general area of Surigao City, located in the province of Surigao del Norte in the Philippines. The airport is classified as a Class 2 principal (minor 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.
|Operator||Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines|
|Location||Barangay Luna, Surigao City|
|Elevation AMSL||6 m / 20 ft|
Statistics from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.
Surigao Airport experienced significant damage caused by the 2017 Surigao earthquake, and it was closed for two weeks for repairs. Cebgo and PAL Express, the two airlines serving the airport at the time, utilised Bancasi Airport in Butuan in the meantime. The airport reopened with limited runway capacity of 1,000 meters.
The work began on the runway’s rehabilitation on August 7, 2019 with completion target of November 2019 for the initial 1,400 meters repair, and the full 1,700 meters by February 2020. The runway’s partial operation of 1,400 meters, from 1,000 meters currently, will accommodate direct flights between Manila and Surigao.
Surigao Airport has one runway that is designated 18/36 and measures 1,700 metres (5,600 ft).
Airlines and destinationsEdit
| Cebu Pacific|
operated by Cebgo
- "Philippine Aircraft, Passenger and Cargo Statistics 2001-2008". March 3, 2009. Archived from the original on June 8, 2013. Retrieved April 21, 2009.
- "Surigao, Philippines reopens to all traffic". ch-aviation. 24 February 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
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