Tagbilaran Airport

Tagbilaran Airport (Cebuano: Tugpahanan sa Tagbilaran, Tagalog: Paliparan ng Tagbilaran) (IATA: TAG, ICAO: RPVT) was a Principal Class 1 airport serving the general area of Tagbilaran, the capital city of the province of Bohol in the Philippines. The airport was closed for scheduled passenger services on November 27, 2018.

Tagbilaran Airport

Tugpahanan sa Tagbilaran
Paliparan ng Tagbilaran
Tagbilaran Airport 1.JPG
Tagbilaran Airport terminal building
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
LocationBarangay Taloto, Tagbilaran
Elevation AMSL12 m / 38 ft
Coordinates09°39′50.69″N 123°51′11.69″E / 9.6640806°N 123.8532472°E / 9.6640806; 123.8532472Coordinates: 09°39′50.69″N 123°51′11.69″E / 9.6640806°N 123.8532472°E / 9.6640806; 123.8532472
TAG/RPVT is located in Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 1,779 5,837 Asphalt (Closed)
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft movements (2012)3,686
Metric tonnes of cargo (2012)3,273
  • Includes military activity
  • Statistics from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.[2]

The 2013 Bohol earthquake caused damage including the collapse of a ceiling in the control tower. Operations were suspended for three hours but later resumed.[3]

On November 27, 2018, the airport was closed for scheduled passenger services from 6 PM onwards, being replaced by Bohol–Panglao International Airport.[4]

Former airlines and destinationsEdit

The destinations of Tagbilaran Airport before its closure.

Air JuanCaticlan, Cebu, Maasin
Cebu Pacific Manila
Cebu Pacific
operated by Cebgo
Cagayan de Oro, Davao
Philippine Airlines
operated by PAL Express
Clark, Davao, Manila, Seoul–Incheon
Philippines AirAsiaManila
Royhle Air Way Charter Charter: Dumaguete


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines - Aerodrome Development & Management Service (May 11, 2018). "Aircraft Movement for CY 2017". Republic of the Philippines - Freedom of Information Portal. Retrieved June 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "Philippine Aircraft, Passenger and Cargo Statistics 2001-2010". March 24, 2012. Retrieved October 25, 2014.
  3. ^ Regalado, Cherrie (October 17, 2013). "Quake impact on Cebu, Bohol airports 'minimal'". Rappler. Rappler Inc. Retrieved October 25, 2014.
  4. ^ Rey, Aika (November 27, 2018). "Tagbilaran Airport to be closed, all flights moving to Bohol-Panglao". Rappler. Rappler Inc. Retrieved November 27, 2018.

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