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Facets about Tugdan Airport
Tugdan Airport is not much popular as compare to the other airports of Panay Island. The reason behind the unpopularity of this airport is the size of the airport which is not very big. Due to its size, there are not many flights landed here throughout the year. Even in the holiday season when people all around the world travel Boracay Philippines does not choose this airport due to a number of reasons. First, it is about 250 KM away from the nearest Boracay beaches although it took more than 9 hours to reach there through San Jose and Caluya route by bus and boat. If you want to travel Romblon, then you may choose this airport because it is located in Romblon province of Philippines.
Due to its unpopularity, there is not much information about this airport and its flight even available online. But as per Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines stats, there are more than 2 flights landed on this airport daily but this is an average number which means that sometimes there is no flight where on another day there may be more than 3 flight land and take off. All of these flights are domestic flights but mostly contain tourists from different parts of the world.
It is a 2 principle airport which means that it is not the international airport but if you want to travel Boracay through Tugdan, and then you may choose this airport as a mean of transport. For this purpose you first need to land the other international airport of Philippines and then book a flight for Tugdan airport which is not much costly. While there are many local airlines use this airport to offer their services, recently the popular airlines of Philippines Cebu Pacific also start offering their services from Manila.
Facts about Tugdan Airport
The airport is located in Barangay Tugda city which is part of Alcantara, Romblon. There is not any confirmation about the date when the airport starts offering their services. The Elevation AMSL of this airport is 3 m / 10 ft where there is only one runway which length is 4,560 or 1,390 meters. Its surface is made of concrete. According to some stats published in the research study, there are about 20,000 passengers’ travels per year through this airport where about 700 flights land and take off. The IATA of this airport is TBH where ICAO is RPVU
There are two reasons which make people to chose Tugdan airport; firs one is to travel and explore the beauty of Romblon and the second reason is to see the attractions of Boracay by reaching there through boat or ship from Tugdan. Due to the interest of tourists to this place, there are now many resorts and hotels have been built in past couple of years. Most of these hotels did not only offer you the rooms for rent at affordable prices but also offer you the pick and drop services from Tugdan Airport. So, if you are planning to stay in Romblon and choosing Tudgan Airport, then you must confirm about the pick and drop services of your hotel and resort in advance, otherwise, you can also rent a private car or pay to the taxi driver to reach to your hotel.
There are hardly any Boracay hotels, resorts and villas who are offering any pick and drop services from Tugdan Airport and this are because of the long distance. So, if you are traveling for Boracay Philippines to see attractions in Boracay and beaches in Boracay then it is highly advice to not choose this airport.