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Davao (Francisco Bangoy) International Airport (IATA: DVO, ICAO: RPMD)

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Francisco Bangoy International Airport, also known as Davao International Airport (IATA: DVO, ICAO: RPMD), is the main airport serving Davao City in the Philippines. It is the busiest airport on the island of Mindanao. The airport has a single 3,000-meter precision runway.

A new terminal, inaugurated in 2003, replaces the previous airport terminals, which lie just across it, in handling both domestic and international flights operating to and from Davao. The modern facility is designed to handle approximately 2 million passengers annually and 84,600 metric tons of cargo annually. The added capacity is also complemented by the latest navigational, security, and baggage handling equipment.

The airport is currently serving 7 airlines and is handling from 3 to 4 million passengers annually.


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--- Quote from: adroth on January 27, 2017, 07:05:07 AM ---64 major projects underway in 'golden age of infrastructure’


MANILA, Jan 26 (PNA) -- A total of 64 big-ticket projects ranging from major road networks, railway systems and bus rapid transit systems to airport and seaport modernization are either for implementation or in the pipeline as part of the Duterte administration's envisioned "golden age of infrastructure."

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PPP projects that are either undergoing or about to undergo bidding are the Development, Operations and Maintenance of Bacolod-Silay, Davao, Iloilo, Laguindingan and New Bohol (Panglao) Airports; LRT Line 2 Operations and Maintenance; Road Transport Information Technology Infrastructure (Phase II); LRT Line 6; Philippine National Railways - South Line (previously, the North-South Railway Project - South Line); and NAIA Development.

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--- Quote from: adroth on December 21, 2016, 12:23:43 AM ---4 PH AIRPORTS IN ASIA'S BEST AIRPORTS LIST
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MANILA, Philippines – Iloilo International Airport, Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Clark International Airport, and Davao International Airport made it to the online travel website The Guide to Sleeping in Airports' top 30 best airports in Asia for 2016.

Iloilo International Airport ranked 12th, while Mactan-Cebu International Airport was at 14th, Clark International Airport at 15th, and Davao International Airport at 26th, among the airports surveyed by the travel website.

This marks the first time the Davao airport made it to the list, while the airports in Iloilo, Cebu, and Clark all moved up in ranking.

"lloilo International Airport is, at the moment, probably the best-looking and most efficient airport in the Philippines," a traveler quoted in the survey said.

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1st PPP rolled out under Duterte: 5 regional airports
Even if these regional airport PPP deals were unbundled, they continue to lure big investors

Chrisee Dela Paz
Published 2:49 PM, January 24, 2017
Updated 11:02 PM, January 24, 2017

1ST PPP CALL. These 5 airport PPP deals –€“ cumulatively worth some P108.9 billion – were previously rolled out under the administration of former president Benigno Aquino III. Rappler file photo


MANILA, Philippines – The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte has finally rolled out its first public-private partnership (PPP) venture: the operations, maintenance, and upgrade of 5 unbundled regional airports in Bacolod, Davao, Iloilo, Laguindingan, and Bohol.

In a newspaper notice on Tuesday, January 24, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) invited prospective bidders to participate in the auction of the following airport PPP projects: the P20.26-billion Bacolod-Silay Airport, the P30.40-billion Iloilo Airport, the P40.57-billion Davao Airport, the P14.62-billion Laguindingan Airport, and the P2.34-billion New Bohol (Panglao) Airport.

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Government allots P986M to obtain night rating for 4 airports
Monday, April 09, 2018

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Diokno said that they also plan to bid out the maintenance of Davao and Laguindingan airports this year and hopefully it will be completed in 2021.

"Davao Airport, we estimate that to be about P40.6 billion, and Laguindigan Airport another P14.6 billion," he said.

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Read more: http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2018/04/09/government-allots-p986m-obtain-night-rating-4-airports-597610
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Davao Int’l airport upgrade to start next year
Published September 6, 2018, 3:45 PM
By Antonio Colina IV


DAVAO CITY – The P40.57 billion six-year modernization project of the congested Davao International Airport will start next year, an official of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) 11 here said.

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She said “Davao Airport Operations, Maintenance and Development Project” would rehabilitate existing terminal building and improvement of comfort rooms; expansion of existing terminal building, expansion of apron and vehicle parking area; consultancy services for the advance engineering, detailed engineering design and environmental impact assessment Study for Davao Airport Project; and construction of parallel taxiway and initial site acquisition for new airport site.

The modernization consists of additional facilities and necessary improvements to enhance the safety, security, access, passenger and cargo movement efficiency, and operational efficiency.

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