Cheap Flights From General Santos International to Iloilo International

Flight information General Santos International to Iloilo International

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Average flight time, total distance 592 kilometres

1h 15min

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Philippine Airlines

Iloilo International

1 airport

Iloilo is a leading travel as well as heritage destination in the Philippines’s Panay Island. It is known for its various collection of tourist attractions and its rich as well as unique tradition that is demonstrated in their historical buildings, cultural events, and mouthwatering cuisines.


Before heading over, individuals who are contemplating of putting Iloilo in in their travel plans should take note of its finest tourist draws. They include the Miagao Church, a 200 year-old church, which also happens to be a national shrine and UNESCO heritage site; the Dinagyang Festival, a colorful and pompous festival that honors the Santo Niño (the Roman Catholic title for Jesus Christ); and native Ilonggo (Iloilo local) cuisines like Pancit Molo and La Paz Batchoy.


In addition to jotting down Iloilo’s top allures, interested parties should also familiarize themselves with airport-related matters. As unimportant as it may seem, it should be noted that this could improve their overall travel experience. This is true, especially if they would be coming from the Mindanao city of General Santos.


What airlines fly the General Santos – Iloilo route?


Currently, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer General Santos – Iloilo flights. Both have non-stop flights in their list of services, but the latter also offers connecting flights that are done via Cebu.


What should passengers expect from the airports?


·        General Santos International Airport


The biggest commercial airline structure in Mindanao, General Santos International Airport is composed of amenities that are specifically designed to deliver safe and comfortable travel. They are metal scanners, x-ray machines, a check-in lobby, an arrivals hall, dining options, a security office, a vehicle parking area, and many others.


·        Iloilo International Airport


Iloilo International Airport is the fourth-busiest commercial aviation complex in the country, but despite this, it is known across the globe for its world-class service and facilities. In fact, it is the 12th best airport in the Asian region according to a survey that was conducted by “The Guide to Sleeping in Airports,” which is an interactive travel website. It has modern amenities that include 10 check-in counters, 10 LCD displays, six x-ray machines, and two 51-meter baggage conveyor belts. In addition to these, conference rooms, lounge areas, luggage facilities, wheel chair kiosks, duty free shops, pharmacies, and medical clinics, among others, are also present.


What about transportation?


·        General Santos International Airport


In general, getting to General Santos International Airport from almost anywhere in South Cotabato as well as Sarangani is stress-free due to the extensive transportation system that is employed by the government. Plus, passengers can choose from different transportation alternatives, depending on their budget and preference. They are tricycles (fare ranges from USD .20 or PHP 10.00 to USD 2.05 or PHP 100.00), jeepneys (USD .16 or PHP 8.00 for the first four kilometers), taxis (USD 6.17 or PHP 300.00), and rental cars (daily rates start at USD 37.00 or PHP 1,796.35).


·        Iloilo International Airport


From Iloilo International Airport, reaching Iloilo’s most sought after tourism destinations is uncomplicated due to the city’s strict traffic rules and courteous drivers. Furthermore, it offers different public transportation options: jeepneys (starts USD. 16 or PHP 8.00), commuter vans (USD 3.08 or PHP 150.00), buses (USD 1.44 or PHP 70.00), and taxis (USD 5.10 or PHP 248.00). Alternatively, they can go for rental cars that charge USD 43.80 or PHP 2,126.57 per day.


What are the visa requirements?


Residents of General Santos who are planning to go to Iloilo do not have to worry about the hustle and bustle of availing a visa and/or a passport since they are not necessary for domestic travel. They only need to purchase an air ticket and present an identification document at the airports. 

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