The New Bohol Airport, also known as the Bohol-Panglao International Airport, is the main airport serving the province of Bohol. The airport is located in the municipality of Panglao, on the island of Panglao, which is connected to the main island of Bohol by a bridge.
The new airport was opened in November 2018 and replaced the old Tagbilaran Airport, which was located in the capital city of Tagbilaran.
The Bohol-Panglao International Airport has a modern and spacious terminal building, capable of handling up to two million passengers per year. The airport has a 2,500-meter runway that can accommodate large aircraft such as the Airbus A330 and Boeing 777.
The airport also has a modern air traffic control system and various navigational aids, making it safer and more efficient for air traffic. The new airport has improved the connectivity and accessibility of Bohol to the rest of the Philippines and the world, attracting more tourists and boosting the local economy.
The good old days: The old Tagbilaran Airport in Tagbilaran City, Bohol
It also provides a more comfortable and convenient travel experience for passengers, with better facilities and services. Overall, the Bohol-Panglao International Airport is a significant infrastructure development that has improved the air transportation system in Bohol and has contributed to the growth of tourism and the local economy.