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Mactan-Cebu International Airport

Mactan-Cebu International Airport
Exterior of Mactan-Cebu International Airport
Airport information
 Location of airport in Philippines
Airport typePublic
OperatorMactan-Cebu International Airport Authority
ServesCebu City
LocationBarangay Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City
HubCebu Pacific
Philippine Airlines
Elevation23 m (75 ft)
Aircraft movements46206
Metric tonnes of cargo45403

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Mactan-Cebu International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Mactan-Cebu, Cebuano: Tugpahanang Pangkalibutanon sa Mactan-Sugbo) is a major international airport in the Visayas region of the Philippines. It is located in Lapu-Lapu City, Mactan Island, Metro Cebu and is the country's second primary gateway. The airport is managed by the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority.

The airport property covers an area of 797 hectares. The airport has a single 3,300 meter runway that is complimented by a full-length taxiway. The terminal building has a capacity of handling 4.5 million passengers annually on two wings, the domestic wing and the international wing.

Mactan-Cebu International Airport is a major trade center in the south for both domestic and international traffic. Its traffic is continually increasing and is now serving 602 commercial flights weekly transporting 10,223 passengers daily.

About 54% of the flight operations at Mactan-Cebu International Airport are commercial carriers while the remaining 46% are military aircraft and general aviation operations.

Over the last fifteen (15) years, Mactan-Cebu International Airport’s passenger traffic has grown at an annual average of 21% for International while the domestic grew at an annual average of 5%. Mactan-Cebu International Airport is currently served by thirteen (13) passenger airlines and five (5) cargo airlines.

Mactan-Cebu International Airport is one of the major cargo airports in the Philippines. Air cargo volume in 2007 is 53,472,924 kg. International cargo volume increased at an average growth rate of 47% annually while the domestic cargo grew 4% annually.

The airport handled 5.79 million passengers on both domestic and international routes in 2010.

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