Bacolod-Silay International Airport serves the area of Metro Bacolod of the Negros Island in the Philippines. Situated at a distance of 15kms northeast of Bacolod city on a land of 181 hectares in Bafangay Bagtic, Silay in Negros Occidental, the airport started operations in the year 2008 and since then has been serving as the main airport in the area. The airport is capable of handling international traffic and as such is one of the two busiest airports in Negros Island. The other is Dumaguete Airport in Negros Oriental. So, if you are making plans to travel to Philippines from USA or any other major destination, starting the journey from Bacolod can be a great idea. Book cheap flights to Bacolod-Silay International airport and experience a journey full of excitement, thrill and surprises.
Bacolod-Silay International Airport has one passenger terminal having three different levels. The ground level has got the check-in counters, arrival area, public discourse and an information desk. The second level has got CIP and VIP lounges, 3 departure areas that lead to 3 jet bridges to handle five aircrafts simultaneously. There is also a Mabuhay lounge for the passengers who have booked business class flights to Bacolod-Silay International Airport in Philippine Airlines. You will come across Bong-Bong's Pasalubong Shop and Merci Pasalubong Shop on the second level/floor. The third level consists of the maintenance rooms in the concession area. The rooms are also used for airport machinery.
The passenger terminal is constructed to manage a maximum of 1 million passengers annually and 16,715 tons of cargo throughout a year. The airport complex has 21 buildings with a floor area of 10,075sq.mtrs. The runway is 2,002 meters long and 45 meters wide, holding the capacity to handle an aircraft up to the size of the Airbus A330.
When you book cheap flight tickets to Bacolod-Silay International Airport, you are entitled to several facilities at the airport which are mentioned below:
Other facilities at the airport include a LCD display system, security X-ray machines, mechanized baggage handling systems, escalators, elevators and a parking area for almost 350 cars.
You can rely upon us while making last moment travel plans to Bacolod as we offer cheap last minute flights to Bacolod-Silay International Airport but the hotel bookings won't wait for the last minute. There are a few good hotels and resorts near the airport where you can make the bookings right after the trip is planned. Some of the hotels include Richmond Inn, Nature's Village Resort and Restaurant and Winbelle Pension. All these hotels are located at a distance of 15-30minutes drive from the airport.