Ipil Airport Takes Shape

17 December 2017

The Transport Department (DOTr) has awarded the construction of ₱14.5 million Ipil Airport Passenger Terminal Building (PTB) (Phase 3) slated for completion on the third quarter of 2018.

Meanwhile, a runway extension (250x30m) under Phase 2 component in the amount of ₱45.1 million from the 2017 GAA is scheduled for award extending the airports runway from the existing 600 meters to 850 meters.

The first phase of the project was started in 2009 under the stewardship of President Gloria Arroyo with a cost of ₱45 million. Second phase involves runway extension and expansion from the current 18 meters to standard 30 meters for Class C airport.

The third phase of the project will also involve 350 meter runway extension, construction of control tower and navigational facilities installation.

Ipil airport is expected to commence civil aviation operations in 2020 with Cebu Pacific ATR 72-600 flight services to Cebu.


  1. ang runway ay naka align malapit sa highway

  2. It is good to have an airport between Zamboanga and Dipolog. Travelers will not have to travel a long distance to reach an airport. Especially those from Liloy.

  3. Matagal pato mag open kailan kaya magamit