Palawan and its Airports

Palawan is one of the islands in the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region or Region 4.

Palawan Island measures 450 kilometres long, and 50 kilometres wide.


It consists of one long island with other small islands surrounding it

Palawan is one of the premiere tourist destinations in the Philippines. Boasting 5 airports on the island.

1. Puerto Princesa Airport –  is bigger than the airport in Coron, Busuanga

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2. Sandoval Airport

3. Busuanga Airport

 

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4. El Nido Airport

5. San Vicente Airport


What you can see in palawan

Calauit Game Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary

– a park or reserve established during the time of the late Ferdinand Marcos

Coron Reefs, Coron Bay, Busuanga

Seven lakes surrounded by craggy limestone cliffs attract hundreds of nature lovers to Coron Reefs in Northern Palawan, near the town of Coron. Busuanga Island, whose main town is Coron, is the jump-off point for numerous dive operators. The principal dive sites are 12 World War II Japanese shipwrecks sunk on September 24, 1944 by US Navy action. They range in depth from the surface to 40 meters.(Source wikipedia)

Culion

is an island situated at the northernmost part of Palawan some 200 nautical miles southwest of Manila. It belongs to the Calamianes Group of Islands. Culion has a total land area of 415 square kilometers which includes the 41 surrounding islands and measures 1,191.39 square kilometers including its territorial water. It is bounded on the north by Busuanga Island, on the east by the Coron Reef, on the south by Linapacan Island, and on the west by the South China Sea. ( how to get there – fly via Busuanga and then take a jeepney then a short boat ride )

What else can you see at Busuanga?

Black Island – Located near Panlaitan.
The island is called Malajom due to its unique physical characteristics. It has three small caves with mini-pool inside and a black rock of about 150 feet into a majestic cave. The island has natural gas which serves as flooring around the beach, as white silica of more or less 5 km. Assorted fishes are available for the whole year. Fishermen usually stay here as a resting-place. The island is one of the municipality’s sources of edible nests and guano for fertilizer. Inside the caves, you will find writings on the wall in Spanish. A mini-pool, a table forms rock, and a bench. Vacationists/adventurers believed that it was naturally built. It invites the adventurous that would dare and explore its interior for discovery, mystery, and fun.

Pamalican Island – The abundant marine life and coral reefs attracts people from neighboring barangays and towns to go swimming, scuba diving, and snorkeling. And if you dream of a natural resort withy all the breathtaking beauty, then go to this island. It is one of the best places to go during summertime. It has a total land area of 50 hectares and approximately 30 minutes travel time from the poblacion. Development of the island is poitential. The means of the transportation from the poblacion to the island is to hire a motorized boat. There are no cottages in the island. Accommodation is in poblacion.

Las Jamacas Beach Resort – Located seven kilometers away from the poblacion.
The island is surrounded by coconut grooves, along its white sand beaches; the crystal clear water is ideal for swimming, scuba diving, and snorkeling.

Calumbuyan Island – It is about ten (10) hectares and is considered as one of the tourist attraction in the municipality. The abundant marine life and white beaches attract the people to go swimming. Two units of buses/jeepneys plying between Busuanga to Coron are the means of transportation from poblacion to Concepcion.

Treasure Island – The Island is bound with silica sand and famous for its sparkling white beaches. It has natural beauty with locally made cottages that will attract people to go there especially during summertime. The means of transportation from the poblacion is to hire a motor boat


Source: http://www.busuangapalawan.com/attractions.php

What airlines flies to Busuanga? Try SkyJet Airlines and fly a 4 engine jet aircraft

For more information on Flight schedules, check here:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ron is a happily married man for more than 10 years, the father of 3 boys. Loves to write about places that he visits. And works in the BPO industry.