Transportation Facilities

You can travel to Iloilo from other parts of the country in style.  By air; from Manila it will take you about an hour to arrive at the Iloilo Airport.  From Cebu is only 35 minutes by plane.

Iloilo International Airport
By sea; sailing time is about 20 hours from Manila, from Zamboanga or Cagayan de Oro, 14 hours; and from Cebu, its a twelve - hour sea travel.

Fastcrafts from Bacolod City take 45 minutes while travel by regular ferry takes 2 hours.

Road networks. Metro Iloilo's roadways are among the country's busiest. The Diversion Road, Mcarthur Drive, Iznart are Metro Iloilo's major roads. The highway from Diversion Road to Vice President Fernando Lopez Avenue was widened into four (4) lanes. It connects Iloilo City, Pavia, Sta. Barbara and the Iloilo International Airport.

Iloilo International Airport is the airport serving the general area of Iloilo City, the capital city of the province of Iloilo and the regional center of the Western Visayas region in the Philippines. It opened its doors to commercial traffic on June 14, 2007 after a decade of planning and construction, replacing Mandurriao Airport in Iloilo City proper which had been in service for over seventy years.

The Port of Iloilo, is the port serving the general area of Iloilo and the premier port on Panay Island. The new port of iloilo is strategically located at a new site away from the older port facilities. Situated in the Southern coast of Panay Island, in the Panay Gulf, it has one of the country’s safest and most natural harbors. Guimaras Island guards the port from violent storms and makes it ideal for harboring ships and vessels.

Iloilo Caza Plaza area, Gov. Caram Street
The Port of Iloilo, considered the leader of trade and a commercial hub for Western Visayas is also one of the safest natural seaports in the Philippines. The Port has a number of Facilities available among others. The Iloilo Commercial Port Complex is located on 20.8 hectares of reclaimed land. It has modern facilities that include 11,400 sq. meters of open space for unhampered operations, supplemented by a backup area of 97,000 sq. meters, a crane, rails of 348 lineal meters; roll-on-roll-off support; a 7,800 container freight stations; and a 720 sq. meter passenger shed. The port complex is ideal for ships plying international routes having a berth length of 400 meters, a width of 26.26 meters and a berthing depth of 10.50 meters.



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