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 Dipolog Airport Information

Dipolog AIrport is a beachside airport in Dipolog City, the capital of the province of Zamboanga del Norte. While it is classified as a domestic airport and is a fairly small and simple affair, Dipolog Airport is one of the country’s busiest. It is considered one of the primary entry points to the second largest island of the Philippines, Mindanao.

Currently, its lone terminal building can accommodate around three hundred passengers of the two airlines that serve Dipolog Airport. Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines have direct flights from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Cebu’s Mactan International Airport. Travel time from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport is 1 hour and 20 minutes while from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, it is only 60 minutes.

An interesting bit of trivia to Dipolog Airport is the Miss Universe Garden. This is a garden that was created after the beauty pageant which was held in Dipolog in 1994 with trees planted by the Miss Universe candidates. Renovations have been done in the recent years to improve the airport’s facilities and operational efficiency. These include an improved runway, a modern control tower, fire station, and additional parking spaces.

It is a breeze to get through Dipolog Airport as it a no-frills airport with a small lobby and check-in area. A tourist centre and airport cafeteria are located in separate smaller structures from the terminal building.

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 Getting to & from Dipolog Airport

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From the city centre of Dipolog City, head north on Dipolog Sunset Boulevard and then turn right on Ranillo Street. From there take the second left onto Magsaysay Street until it becomes Lopez Jaena Street where you then turn left onto Burgos Street. Take the first lest to F. Lacaya Street where you finally will turn left onto Airport Road.

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Dipolog Airport is 3 kilometers away from the city centre of Dipolog City, and is accessed via the Dipolog-Oroquieta National Highway.

The primary mode of transport in Dipolog City, as in other small cities and towns in the Philippines, is the motorized tricycle cab. This colorful vehicle can take up to 3-4 passengers including small luggage.

A tricycle ride from the airport to your hotel or to the downtown area would only take you 10 minutes.

Most hotels in Dipolog also offer airport shuttle services. Car rentals are also available at the airport.

 Who Flies to Dipolog

 Location Details

Longitude:123° 21' 0'' E
Latitude:8° 36' 0'' N
IATA code:DPL
ICAO code:KDPL

 Airport Location

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