D. Z. Romualdez Airport or Daniel Z. Romualdez Aiport serves the main area of Tacloban City and as such, also given the name Tacloban City Airport. Tacloban is one of the most urbanized cities in the Leyte Island of the Philippines. The airport serves as the main gateway from Cebu and Manila to the Eastern Visayas area in the central east of Philippines. If you have a desire of unraveling the beautiful Leyte Island, book your cheap flights to D. Z. Romualdez Airport now at iEagle! We can get you the best air fare deals to Tacloban.
Like every other airport in the Philippines (except the major ones), this is also classified as the Class 1 principal airport by CAAP (Central Aviation Authority of the Philippines), an important body responsible for the operations of almost all the airports in the country. Considering the top rankings of the fastest-growing and busiest airports in the nation, D. Z. Romualdez Airport is at the third and eighth position respectively out of the forty-five commercial airports across the city.
The airport was extensively destroyed by the terrific Typhoon Haiyan, on November 8, 2013. However, the fast redevelopment of the airport has allowed the authorities resume the operations sooner than expected.
Over the last few years, especially after the 2013 typhoon, travel and tourism in the city of Tacloban has improved incessantly. Travelers from all across the world come to explore the city and see the unbelievable transformation taken place after the massive destruction during the typhoon. The major airlines flying to the airport are Philippine Airlines operated by PAL Express and Cebu Pacific by Cebgo. If you are a traveler from the United States, you can book cheap flight tickets to D. Z. Romualdez Airport in a connecting flight to Tacloban. Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to the city but a plenty of connecting flights via Manila are available for you. Some of the major airlines in the U.S.-Tacloban route are
Philippine Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, United Airlines and China Eastern Airlines.
D. Z. Romualdez Airport has one terminal building, an administrative building and a communications tower. The terminal building (single-story) has an arrival and departure area. In the departure area, there is one boarding gate, a souvenir counter and scanners. The arrival area has a porters' assistance desk and one baggage carousel. The communications tower, in the east corner of the terminal building, serves for the communications services in the airport. In 2017, the terminal building of D.Z. Airport managed a passenger traffic of 1,512,800 which is expected to increase over the coming years.
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These are the most high-rated hotels and there are more on online accommodation booking sites. You can check them out. If you have any last minute plans, we can even get you cheap last minute flights to D. Z. Romualdez Airport but do not forget to book accommodation right after the flight bookings as the rooms get booked fast.