Official Website of Laguindingan International Airport
With the opening of the new Laguindingan International Airport in 2012, Misamis Oriental, Philippines, it is expected to handle more air traffic, passengers and more cargo since it will serve as the main airport of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan cities in northern Mindanao, and a counterpart of the Davao International Airport in Southern Mindanao. Upon is completion,it will be the 4th international airport in Mindanao and will be the first international airport in Northern Mindanao.
The Laguindingan Int’l Airport is a flagship project of the Cagayan de Oro-Iligan Corridor Special Development Project, which covers both the cities of Iligan and Cagayan de Oro as well as five coastal towns in Lanao del Norte, the 24 towns of Misamis Oriental and its component city.
Latest Updates (November 28, 2012)
The Laguindingan International Airport is almost finished. But sad to say they are still way behind schedule. Nevertheless, for those who are so excited to see the status of this airport, here are the latest pictures of Laguindingan Airport:
LAGUINDINGAN, Misamis Oriental, Philippines – The state-of-the-art Laguindingan International Airport (LIA) is tentatively set to start operation during the second quarter or early third quarter of year 2012.
It was learned that the actual accomplishment, to date, is already 80.43 percent in two of its major components. It was also learned that when fully operational, Mindanao’s new international airport is expected to cater to the increasing demand of air passengers and cargoes, and expected to boost the economic activities of the Cagayan-Iligan Corridor (CIC), and the Northern Mindanao Region.
The Laguindingan Int’l Airport will primarily replace the existing Lumbia Airport in Cagayan de Oro, but is also expected to replace Balo-i Airport in in Ditucalan, Lanao del Norte. It is a flagship project of the Cagayan de Oro-Iligan Corridor special development project, which covers both the cities of Iligan and Cagayan de Oro, as well as five coastal towns in Lanao del Norte and the 14 towns of Misamis Oriental’s first congressional district.Laguindingan International Airport
The airport sits on a 4.17 square kilometre site in Barangay Moog, Lagundingan, and is located 46 kilometers from the existing Lumbia Airport. Upon completion, it will be the fourth international airport in Mindanao, after General Santos International Airport in General Santos City, Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City and Zamboanga International Airport, as well as the first international airport in Northern Mindanao, or Region X.