Manila airport (MNL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Manila airport (MNL)

Ninoy Aquino International Airport, opened on July, 1937, is the most important in the Philippines and one of the largest in Southeast Asia. In addition to concentrating most domestic flights in the country, it operates with destinations in Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and North America.

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Number of Terminals - 4 - Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4, open 24 hours a day and connected through buses that operate every 15 minutes.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 11.1 million passengers went through it during 2020.
Tel: +63 2 8877 1109 (terminals 1, 2 and 4) / +63 2 8877 7888 (Terminal 3). - FACEBOOK

There are information counters in the baggage reclaim areas of terminals 1 and 2, in the Arrivals area of Terminal 3 and in the waiting room of Terminal 4.


The airport is located 7 km (4 miles) to the south of Manila.

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Public and private transportation


An airport bus runs to Metro Manila and a Metrobus goes to the city centre from Terminals 1 and 2. There are also regular services that depart from outside the airport every 15 minutes. Journey time to the city is about 45 min. Another form of transport is the 'Jeepneys', privately-owned vehicles that offer transportation between the airport and Baclaran, where there is a Metro Rail (Tel +63 2929 5347) terminal, which connects to the city centre.

On the other hand, the UBE Express (Tel +63 8879 4497) is a shuttle service to the main hotels and major tourist locations in Manila (Entertainment City, Robinsons, Makati, Grand Prix, Araneta Center). Departures every 30 min. from outside the Arrivals Halls of the terminals.


It is recommended to take cabs with accreditation from the Department of Tourism. These are best pre-booked at one of the desks. A trip to the city centre will take from 20 minutes to an hour depending on the time of day.


Car rental agencies

Car rental offices are located in the Arrivals Halls of terminals 1, 2 and 3.

ASSI (Tel +63 2879 5032)
Avis (Tel +63 945 668 2075 - 6:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +63 2831 9999 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Diamond (Tel +63 2821 3457)
DRJ Land Transport (Tel +63 2831 9999)
Europcar (Tel +63 286 665 120 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz/Thrifty (Tel +63 2892 0274 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)
JS Travel & Tours (Tel +63 2853 2151)
LEXSID (Tel +63 2519 9833)
Nasugbu Airport Transport (Tel +63 2553 0552)
Nissan (Tel +63 2886 9931)
Orix (Tel +63 2853 3039)
Pacific Blue (Tel +63 2543 8857)
Ryt Tzuiz (Tel +63 2925 0534)
Sunshine (Tel +63 2310 5061)
Thrifty (Tel +63 2310 5061)


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Parking services at Manila airport (MNL)

There are short-term spaces in front of terminals 1 (car parks A, B and C) and 2 (parking lots 1 and 2), while next to Terminal 3 there is a covered, multi-story facility and opposite Terminal 4 there is an area for long stays, connected to the main buildings through a free shuttle service. More information: Tel +63 2877 1109 ext. 4315.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to notify their airline about their needs prior to their flight. The enclosure has ramps, elevators and adapted restrooms.

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Latest updates: March 23, 2022