Manila International Airport (MNL)
Location: The airport is situated four miles (7km) south of the
centre of Manila.
Time: GMT +8.
There are four terminals - Terminal 1, Terminal 2 (also called
the Centennial Terminal), Terminal 3 and Terminal 4. Most
international flights go through Terminal 1 and a few through 3,
while Terminal 2 is used exclusively by Phillipine Airlines.
Terminal 4 handles domestic flights. There is a free airport
shuttle bus between terminals for passengers catching connecting
flights, otherwise you'll need to pay a fee to use the HMG
transport shuttle service. You can also catch the colourful
Train: The Metro-Rail Transit station at Baclaran is 3 miles
(5km) from the airport, and trains run regularly between 5am and
10pm. There is an airport shuttle that operates between the
Terminal 3 and the station for PHP 20, or you can take a taxi or
Taxi: Yellow taxi cabs leave from the stands outside each
terminal. They charge a flagdown rate of PHP 70 in addition to a
fee of PHP 4 per 250m. Coupon taxis, with desks in the terminals,
charge a flat rate depending on the d
Car rental is available from Europcar, Avis, Hertz and National
desks at the airport.
There are numerous taxis available outside the airport, but it
is best to book one before leaving the airport at one of the Taxi
Offices. On presentation of a receipt at the desk outside the
airport, an attendant will organise an official metered taxi.
Passenger services at Manila airport include shops, restaurants
and bars; ATMs, banks with currency exchange, left-luggage and
postal services. The airport is hot and uncomfortable, however
there is an excellent lounge, the Manila Lounge, which offers
showers, clean toilets, drinks, magazines and newspapers for only
US$11, or free for Diners Club members.
Parking at Ninoy Aquino International Airport is PHP 35 during
the day and PHP 50 for overnight.
Departure Tax: P750 (international), P200