Iloilo International Airport ranks 12th in Asia!

Wow! Iloilo International Airport is now at 12th place in the recent survey of the Top 30 Best Airports in Asia in 2016, according to travel website.

The Guide to Sleeping in Airports ( makes an annual ranking of the world’s best and worst airports based on an online survey where travelers are asked to rate the services and facilities, terminal cleanliness, customer service and comfort of all the airports in the world.

In their recently published post dated October 15, 2016, Iloilo airport in Cabatuan is the highest ranking among 4 airports in the Philippines included in the Asia’s Top 30. Mactan-Cebu International Airport is at no. 14, Clark International Airport at no. 15, and Davao International Airport at rank 26.

This is a big leap for Iloilo’s pride as it jumped 9-notch higher after ranking at 21st last year!

In one of the reviews, traveler named as ‘datrekker’ commented that ” Iloilo International Airport (ILO) is, at the moment, probably the best-looking and most efficient airport in the Philippines.”

Changi Airport of Singapore maintains its place as the best airport in Asia and the world because, according to the site, its “terminals twinkle, the staff are exceptional, the amenities are boundless and navigation is nearly effortless.”

Here’s the complete list of Asia’s best:

Top 30 Airports in Asia

  1. Singapore Changi International Airport, Singapore (SIN)
  2. Seoul Incheon International Airport, South Korea (ICN)
  3. Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Japan (HND)
  4. Taipei Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan (TPE)
  5. Osaka Kansai International Airport, Japan (KIX)
  6. Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong (HKG)
  7. Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia (KUL)
  8. Tokyo Narita International Airport, Japan (NRT)
  9. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, India (BOM)
  10. New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, India (DEL)
  11. Nanjing Lukou International Airport, China (NKG)
  12. Iloilo International Airport, Philippines (ILO)
  13. Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, India (HDD)
  14. Mactan–Cebu International Airport, Philippines (CEB)
  15. Clark International Airport, Philippines (CRK)
  16. Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport, India (BLR)
  17. Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand (BKK)
  18. Cochin International Airport, India (COK)
  19. Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport, Vietnam (HAN)
  20. Jakarta Soekarno–Hatta International Airport, Indonesia (CGK)
  21. Surabaya Juanda International Airport, Indonesia (SUB)
  22. David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport, Georgia (KUT)
  23. Kualanamu International Airport, Indonesia (KNO)
  24. Johor Bahru Senai International Airport, Malaysia (JHB)
  25. Nagoya Chubu Centrair International Airport, Japan (NGO)
  26. Davao Francisco Bangoy International Airport, Philippines (DVO)
  27. Trivandrum International Airport, India (TRV)
  28. Da Nang International Airport, Vietnam (DAD)
  29. Kaohsiung International Airport, Taiwan (KHH)
  30. Multan International Airport, Pakistan (MUX)

Ninoy Aquino International Airport is still on the Asia’s worst list at no. 5. Survey respondents complain of the bullet-planting scam, frequent power outages, lapses in air conditioning, uncomfortable (and insufficient) seating and complicated terminal transfers, according to the website.

Anyway, congratulations to our very own Iloilo International Airport for being one of Asia’s best!

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Nonoy Taclino

Hi, I'm Nonoy of Iloilo City, and thanks for supporting my Tech and Lifestyle blog! I've been blogging and creating content in this digital space for over 15 years now, and hoping to share and interact with you more in this blog and other platforms in the days, months and years to come! You may also follow me on Facebook @digitalilonggo, Instagram @digitalilonggo and Twitter @nonoy. See you around Iloilo!

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