Flight Operations To Manila


Flight Operations to Manila

UAS Operations | - 10/01/2018
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Flight Operations to Manila: A vital commercial hub and capital of the Philippines, Manila is a densely populated bayside city on the island of Luzon. Here’s what operators need to know to organise a mission to Ninoy Aquino International Airport. 

Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport
  • Coordinates: N14-30.6 / E121-00.8
  • Variation: 02W
  • Elevation: 75 ft./ 23m
  • Timezone: GMT +8 hours
Operational Information
  • Opening hours are 24hour ‘restricted’ – UAS Ops can advise on this
  • Overflight and landing permits are required
  • Slots are required
  • Parking is subject to availability


Full details of immigration regulations are available here


The airport is served with a number of buses and many routes including Downtown Manila, Nichols-Vito Cruz-EDSA-Tramo, Baclaran-MIA, and Domestic Airport-Baclaran-South Pier.

The airport is also served by the Light Rail Transit System (LRT) that takes you into Downtown Manila.

Taxis are widely available. Coupon Taxis (white with blue squares) charge specific amounts according to your destination, whereas and Yellow Taxis are normal metered taxis.

  • Manila Marriott
  • Remington Hotel
  • Heritage Hotel
  • Manila Diamond
  • Holiday Inn Makati
  • Hyatt City of Dreams

Note: While these hotels are all between a 5 and a 15-minute drive from the airport, in extreme traffic conditions that can be common in Manila, the journey can take much longer.

For more information on Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport click here 

For support with your Flight Operations to Manila, contact UAS