Flights from Batanes (Basco) to Manila
Flight information Basco (Batanes) to Manila Ninoy Aquino
Flights per week
Average flight time, total distance 669 kilometres
Most popular airline last month
Manila Ninoy Aquino
Manila, the capital of the Philippines is a city of complex contrasts and it is known for its rich history and vibrant present. An assortment of 16distinctive towns, tourism in this metropolitan area offers a myriad of hidden treasures that can spice up any mundane vacation. Some of its most remarkable attractions are Rizal Park, a historical urban park that is located in the heart of Manila and honors one of the country’s national heroes: Jose Rizal; Casa Manila, a Spanish colonial house that is filled with antique artworks and furniture that reflects the opulent lifestyle of the metro’s aristocracy in the 19th century; and the Manila Ocean Park, a first rate marine urban resort.
In addition to the above mentioned iconic attractions, there are other notable tourist spots that are established near Manila like the Corregidor Island, the Philippines’ version of “The Rock,” it is an island that is found at the entrance of Manila Bay and it played an important role in protecting the country during World War II and City of Dreams, an extravagant entertainment as well as leisure facility that is established in its neighboring city of Parañaque.
With a wide array of sightseeing draws that Manila boasts of, it is flocked not only by international tourists, but also by their local counterparts who want to experience the city’s nature and culture. Local tourists come as far as Basco, a municipality in the province of Batanes. Sad to say, there are times when some of them fail to enjoy their trip to the fullest because they fly over without familiarizing themselves with Basco Airport and Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the aviation facilities that are used in their trip. This precautionary measure is important and those who need assistance here are encouraged to read the succeeding paragraphs.
What airlines fly the Basco – Manila route?
At present, Skyjet and Philippine airlines are the only service providers that offer flights from Basco to Manila. They are non-stop and are performed seven days a week.
What should passengers expect from the airports?
· Basco Airport
Basco Airport is one of two airports that serve the province of Batanes (the other being Itbayat Airport) and it is a Class 2 principal airport, which means that it is specifically designed and built to accommodate 19-seater propeller aircrafts. Its administration, recognizes the needs as well as preference of passengers that is why it invested on respectable amenities like check-in and check-out counters, an arrivals and departures lounge, a souvenir shop, a canteen, and air ticket sales office, among others.
· Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), also known as Manila International Airport is a well-spaced and well-equipped aviation complex that serves the whole National Capital Region that include the cities of Manila, Pasay, Makati, Mandaluyong, Pasig, Quezon, and Taguig, to name a few.
To deliver effective, efficient, and convenient service, airport management made sure that it is outfitted with decent amenities like x-ray machines, baggage carousels, information desks, air ticket offices, currency exchange firms, duty free retail outlets, a shopping mall, prayer rooms, and so on.
What about transportation?
· Basco Airport
Reaching Basco Airport, from the key points of Batanes is easy with a little help from public transportation vehicles such as tricycles (USD .51 to USD 2.05 or PHP 25.00 to PHP 100.00) and jeepneys (USD .16 or PHP 8.00). Interested parties can also turn to rental vans that charge USD 4.11 (PHP 200.00) per hour or USD 30.89 (PHP 1,500.00) per day.
· Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Ninoy Aquino International Airport is accessible by public transportation, which means that from there, getting to Manila’s tourist spots, business districts, and shopping centers, among others, is a breeze. Passengers can opt for app-based service providers like Uber and Grab (about USD 6.17 or PHP 300.00), airport taxis (USD 9.37 or PHP 455.00), regular metro taxis (USD 6.17 or PHP 300.00), buses (USD 1.02 or PHP 50.00), passenger vans (USD 1.64 or PHP 80.00), and jeepneys (USD .16 or PHP 8.00 for the first four kilometers). Alternatively, they can employ the services of rental car service providers that charge USD 59.29 or PHP 2,878.73 per day.
What are the visa requirements?
Individuals who reside in Basco, Batanes who want to visit Manila can be rest assured that they do not have to endure the fuss of applying for a visa or a passport. It is important to note that the mentioned documents are not required in domestic trips. They just need to purchase an air ticket and present it together with a valid identification document upon entry and embankment at the airports. The latter is utilized by commissioned Basco Airport and Ninoy Aquino International Airport personnel to validate the information that were presented when the said ticket was availed.
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