HomeIloiloIloilo Airport traffic grows to 1.85 million passengers in 2012Passenger traffic at the Iloilo International Airport totaled 1,854,427 in 2012, according to the latest data released by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP). Iloilo Airport’s passenger traffic grew by 8.6% from 1,707,969 passengers By Marcos Detourista on December 5, 2013Passenger traffic at the Iloilo International Airport totaled 1,854,427 in 2012, according to the latest data released by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).Iloilo Airport’s passenger traffic grew by 8.6% from 1,707,969 passengers last year. Additionally, annual growth of cargo movement at the Iloilo International Airport increased by 11.7% to 12,961 metric tons in 2012.Passenger terminal of the Iloilo International Airport located in Cabatuan, IloiloThe 2012 airport traffic figures, publicly available at the CAAP official website, affirms that the Iloilo Airport is indeed ripe for expansion. The passenger and cargo movements have already exceeded the airport’s capacities since last year. The current terminal and cargo building, which started operations in 2007, were designed to handle 1.6 million passengers and 12,000 tons of cargo per year, respectively.Earlier this year, the CAAP bared plans of a P311-million expansion and improvement of the Iloilo Airport.Busiest Airports in the Philippines in 2012AirportTotal PassengersManila Airport (NAIA)33,889,532Cebu-Mactan Airport6,712,293Davao Airport2,963,243Cagayan de Oro Airport1,867,157*Iloilo Airport1,854,427 (+8.6%)Kalibo Airport1,832,168Puerto Princesa Airport1,322,925Clark Airport1,309,883Tacloban Airport1,149,592Bacolod Airport1,018,417**Zamboanga Airport904,001Tagbilaran Airport734,207Caticlan Airport595,564Legaspi Airport578,767Butuan Airport524,194Dumaguete Airport451,112Ozamiz Airport272,850Cotabato Airport240,484Tuguegarao Airport223,907Roxas Airport217,552Naga Airport Airport204,458Laoag Airport188,048Busuanga Airport107,262San Jose Mindoro Airport108,657*Irregular Philippine Airlines traffic data posted for July 2012 at Cagayan de Oro Airport; **4th quarter traffic data not included for Bacolod Airport.It is unclear how the Iloilo Airport ranks in the list of busiest airports in the Philippines in 2012 because of incomplete traffic data from Bacolod Airport and irregular data posted for Cagayan de Oro Airport. We will update this page upon confirmation from the CAAP. Don’t leave yet. There’s more!Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.