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Ninoy Aquino International Airport Code MNL

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Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 14°30'30"N / 121°1'11"E


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Station ID: RPLL
Observation Time: 19/05/2021 8:54 pm

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About Ninoy Aquino International Airport Code

Ninoy Aquino International Airport code is MNL. The airport derives its IATA code from the capital city of the Philippines–Manila. Its elevation above sea level is 23 meters. 

About Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) was previously known as Manila International Airport (MNL). It is still referred to as Manila International Airport (MNL) by local people. This facility serves as the gateway to the Philippines for travellers around the globe. It is home to Cebgo, Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, and Phillippine Airlines. 

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) Runways

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) features two runways: 

06/24 3,737 m asphalt 

13/31 2,258 m asphalt 

These two runways handle 460,135 metric tonnes of cargo annually. 

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) Terminal

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) is serviced by four terminals:

Terminal 1

This facility covers an area of  73,000 sq. m. It is one of the oldest terminals with a capacity to handle nearly 5 million passengers every year. 

Terminal 2

Also referred to as the Centennial Terminal, Terminal 2 is spread across an area of 75,000 sq. m. It handles 2.5 million passengers annually. 

Terminal 3

This is the newest terminal at the airport and also the largest with an area of 182,500 sq. m. 

Terminal 4

This terminal is also regarded as Manila Domestic Terminal and Old Domestic Terminal. It is home to all domestic airlines operated by Cebgo. 

Nearest Airports to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

Clark International Airport 95 km 

Major Airlines Operating from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

Air Busan 

Air China 

Air Juan 

Air Niugini 



All Nippon Airways 

Asiana Airlines 

Cathay Pacific 


China Airlines 

China Eastern Airlines 

China Southern Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
06-24 12,261 ft 197 ft Concrete Yes
13-31 7,408 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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