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Diosdado Macapagal International Airport
Paliparang Pandaigdig na Diosdado Macapagal

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IATA: CRK - ICAO: RPLC
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC)
Serves Angeles City
Elevation AMSL 484 ft (148 m)
Coordinates 15°11′09″N, 120°33′37″E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02R/20L 10,499 3,200 Concrete
02L/20R 10,499 3,200 Concrete

Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Diosdado Macapagal) (DMIA), also called Clark International Airport and Manila-Clark International Airport (IATA: CRK, ICAO: RPLC), is the main airport serving the immediate vicinity of the Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) and the general area of Angeles City in the Philippines. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Nickname: Motto: Sulong Angeles. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... This article is about the construction material. ... This article is about the construction material. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Proper name for Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines, during 1919-48 when it was under U.S. Army jurisdiction. ... Nickname: Motto: Sulong Angeles. ...


It is located on an area of the CSEZ formerly used as the airfield of the Clark Air Base, which was closed in 1991 by the U.S. Air Force after the explosion of Mount Pinatubo, subsequently cleaned and reopened as the CSEZ. Clark Air Base, 1975. ... Seal of the Air Force. ... Mount Pinatubo is an active stratovolcano located on the island of Luzon in the Philippines, at the intersection of the borders of the provinces of Zambales, Tarlac, and Pampanga. ...


The airport is a focus city of Tiger Airways and serves as an alternate to its counterpart in Manila, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, which was deemed by some of the airlines serving this airport to have higher landing fees. Due to its proximity to Manila, the airport is often referred to as Manila-Clark[1] or Clark-Manila,[2] although the airport is located eighty-five kilometers northwest of Manila proper. Tiger Airways Private Limited is a low-cost airline based in Singapore, with its primary hub at Singapore Changi Airport. ... Nickname: Motto: Linisin Ikarangal Maynila Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Manila Coordinates: 14°35 N 121° E Country Region Districts 1st to 6th districts of Manila Barangays 897 Incorporated (city) June 10, 1574 Government  - Mayor Alfredo Lim (2007-2010; GO)  - Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (AM/PDP-Laban... The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Ninoy Aquino) or NAIA (IATA: MNL, ICAO: RPLL) is one of the two international airports serving the Metro Manila Area and the main international gateway of the Philippines. ... Nickname: Motto: Linisin Ikarangal Maynila Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Manila Coordinates: 14°35 N 121° E Country Region Districts 1st to 6th districts of Manila Barangays 897 Incorporated (city) June 10, 1574 Government  - Mayor Alfredo Lim (2007-2010; GO)  - Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (AM/PDP-Laban...


The two runways in DMIA are only one of three in the world that are capable of NASA Space Shuttle landings. Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Diosdado Macapagal) (DMIA), also called Clark International Airport and Manila-Clark International Airport (IATA: CRK, ICAO: RPLC), is the main airport serving the immediate vicinity of the Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) and the general area of Angeles City in the Philippines. ... This article is about the American space agency. ... NASAs Space Shuttle, officially called Space Transportation System (STS), is the United States governments current manned launch vehicle. ...


The airport is managed by the Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC), a government-owned and/or controlled corporation.


On October 12, 2007, an Airbus A380 MSN009 test aircraft landed in DMIA and demonstrated that it can be used under normal airline operating conditions.[3] is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, four-engine airliner manufactured by the European corporation Airbus, an EADS subsidiary. ...

Contents

History

For information on the history of the DMIA before the explosion of Mount Pinatubo in 1991 and the departure of U.S. forces from the Philippines, see the article on Clark Air Base.

After the cleanup of the base, which was covered in lahar after the Mount Pinatubo explosion and the typhoon that followed, the base was reopened in 1993 as the CSEZ. Mount Pinatubo is an active stratovolcano located on the island of Luzon in the Philippines, at the intersection of the borders of the provinces of Zambales, Tarlac, and Pampanga. ... Clark Air Base, 1975. ... Lahar from a March 1982 eruption of Mount St. ... Cyclone Catarina, a rare South Atlantic tropical cyclone viewed from the International Space Station on March 26, 2004. ...


During the administration of former Philippine President Fidel Ramos, the airport was designated to be the future primary international gateway of the Philippines and the only international airport of Manila and its neighboring provinces when Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Metro Manila has reached full capacity and can no longer be expanded. PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Fidel V. Ramos Fidel Valdez Ramos (born March 18, 1928), military hero of the 1986 People Power Revolution that toppled the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, became the 12th President of the Republic of the Philippines on June 30, 1992. ... Nickname: Motto: Linisin Ikarangal Maynila Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Manila Coordinates: 14°35 N 121° E Country Region Districts 1st to 6th districts of Manila Barangays 897 Incorporated (city) June 10, 1574 Government  - Mayor Alfredo Lim (2007-2010; GO)  - Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (AM/PDP-Laban... The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Ninoy Aquino) or NAIA (IATA: MNL, ICAO: RPLL) is one of the two international airports serving the Metro Manila Area and the main international gateway of the Philippines. ... For the capital city of the Philippines, see Manila. ...


In the early 2000s, the airport was renamed by Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the DMIA, in memory of her father, Diosdado Macapagal, the ninth Philippine president, who was a native of the province of Pampanga, where the airport is located. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born April 5, 1947), also known by her initials G.M.A., is the 14th and current president of the Republic of the Philippines. ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport For the boulevard in Metro Manila, see Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Pampanga Region: Central Luzon (Region III) Capital: City of San Fernando Founded: December 11, 1571 Population: 2000 census—1,882,730 (10th largest) Density—863 per km² (4th highest) Area: 2,180. ...


Future plans

After ten years since the conception of the Clark International Airport Corporation and after conducting various master development plans for the airport in Clark, the CIAC Board finally approved a Master Plan for the development of the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport. The plans are to expand and modernize the existing passenger terminal and turn it into a terminal for low cost airlines and soon to be the country's premier international gateway, making it Manila's Low Cost Airline Terminal and the fourth such terminal in Asia, after Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Kota Kinabalu International Airport and Singapore Changi Airport. There are also low cost terminals planned for Suvarnabhumi Airport and Penang Airport. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links Gnome_globe_current_event. ... Image File history File links 20_airtransportation. ... The KLIA Control Tower Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) (IATA: KUL, ICAO: WMKK) is Malaysias main international airport and is situated in Sepang district, in the south of the state of Selangor, about 50 km from the capital city, Kuala Lumpur. ... Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) (IATA: BKI, ICAO: WBKK) is located about 8 km from the city of Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia. ... Singapore Changi International Airport (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) or Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) is a major aviation hub in Asia, particularly in the Southeast Asian region, and is the main airport in Singapore. ... Departure screen at Suvarnabhumi Structure at Suvarnabhumi Airport Terminal Suvarnabhumi Airport (Thai: ),(IATA: BKK, ICAO: VTBS), also known as (New) Bangkok International Airport, is the international airport serving Bangkok, Thailand. ... Penang International Airport (IATA: PEN, ICAO: WMKP), previously known as Bayan Lepas International Airport, is situated in the Bayan Lepas area of Penang, Malaysia. ...


There are also ambitious plans to construct a passenger terminal much bigger and more technologically advanced than Hong Kong International Airport's passenger terminal and Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport's passenger terminal but smaller than Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3. The airport project is similar to Hong Kong's Airport Core Programme. Chek Lap Kok Airport Traditional Chinese: Simplified Chinese: Hong Kong International Airport (IATA: HKG, ICAO: VHHH) is the main airport in Hong Kong. ... Location within in Thailand Coordinates: , Country Settled Ayutthaya Period Founded as capital 21 April 1782 Government  - Type Special administrative area  - Governer Apirak Kosayothin Area  - City 1,568. ... Departure screen at Suvarnabhumi Structure at Suvarnabhumi Airport Terminal Suvarnabhumi Airport (Thai: ),(IATA: BKK, ICAO: VTBS), also known as (New) Bangkok International Airport, is the international airport serving Bangkok, Thailand. ... Airport Core Programme was a series of infrastructural works organised by the Government of Hong Kong during the 1990s. ...


The project includes and features:

  • Demolition of most airport structures except the existing passenger terminal.
  • Apron of the existing passenger terminal, and the two runways expansion and modernisation of the existing passenger terminal and its conversion into a Low Cost Airline Terminal.
  • The extension of the eastern runway to 4000 meters.
  • Construction of a y-shaped main passenger terminal building with 56 jetways (19 which are A380 ready) and a x-shaped satellite concourse with 28 jetways (12 which are A380 ready) and a new control tower in the midfield.
  • Construction of new taxiways and aprons.
  • Construction of a new runway.
  • Construction of a new cargo terminal complex.
  • Construction of an airport plaza which will house the wellwishers facility.
  • Construction of Management offices, business center and airport hotel and will also have a retail area.
  • Construction of a Ground Transportation Center (GTC) below the airport plaza which will house the Airport Railway station, the airport bus station, the taxi station and the car rentals.
  • Construction of an People Mover Automatic People Mover (APM) connecting the airport plaza and the GTC with the main passenger terminal and the satellite terminal
  • Construction of a new railway with 2 separate lines, one for the Airport Railway and another for the NorthRail commuter and high speed rail line serving Manila and the northern provinces of Luzon.
  • Construction of 2 interchanges from the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway which will connect to the existing North Luzon Expressway.

Additional features: The Airbus A380 manufactured by Airbus S.A.S. is a double-decker, four engined airliner capable of flying 800 passengers in a high density format or 555 passengers in a typical three-class configuration. ... The Airbus A380 manufactured by Airbus S.A.S. is a double-decker, four engined airliner capable of flying 800 passengers in a high density format or 555 passengers in a typical three-class configuration. ... A container terminal is a facility where cargo containers are loaded or unloaded from ships to land vehicles, for further transport. ... The Subic-Clark Expressway is a 51-kilometer four-lane expressway currently under construction north of Manila, in the Philippines. ... An eight-lane section of the expressway, this was taken in Valenzuela City going northbound. ...

  • Two parallel runways capable of NASA space shuttle landings (one of only three in world).
  • Facility can accommodate the A380 once completed.
  • Will be one of the largest airports in the Asia Pacific.

When completed, it will have: This article is about the American space agency. ...

  • 84 Frontal Rontal Gates and
  • 134 Remote Gates
  • 3 Runways [1]
  • Once completed it can accommodate up to 40 million passengers annualy [2]

Becoming one of the largest and most technologically advanced airport in Asia.


On 5 February 2007, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ordered the Clark International Airport Corp. to hasten the P56.5-billion or $1.7-billion development of the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport and the approval of $2-million study plan financed by Korean International Cooperation Agency. is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born April 5, 1947), also known by her initials GMA, is the current and 14th President of the Republic of the Philippines. ...


Airlines

The following airlines serve the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (as of February 2007):


Airlines

For the Taiwanese aircraft service company, see Air Asia (Taiwan). ... Asian Spirit is an airline based in Pasay City, Manila in the Philippines. ... // Asiana Airlines (아시아나 항공 Asiana Hanggong KOSDAQ: 020560) (Formerly Seoul Airlines) is an airline based in Seoul, South Korea and is one of South Koreas two major airlines, along with Korean Air. ... Cebu Pacific Air is a low-cost airline based in Pasay City, Manila, the Philippines. ... Hong Kong Airlines Limited (香港航空公司) (the new name of CR Airways Ltd) is a Hong Kong-based airline. ... South East Asian Airlines or SEAIR is an airline based in the Philippines and is committed to serve remote destinations throughout the Philippines. ... Tiger Airways Private Limited is a low-cost airline based in Singapore, with its primary hub at Singapore Changi Airport. ...

Cargo Airlines

Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines is a cargo airline based in the Philippines. ... United Parcel Service, Inc. ... Yangtze River Express (Yangtze River Express Airlines Company Limited) (扬子江快运航空有限公司, or 扬子江快运 for short) is a cargo airline based in China. ...

References

  1. ^ Tiger Airways: Destinations. Retrieved on 2006-01-29.
  2. ^ Air Asia destinations: Clark (Manila).
  3. ^ http://www.airbus.com/en/presscentre/pressreleases/pressreleases_items/07_09_24_a380_route_proving.html

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In the early 2000s, the airport was renamed by Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the DMIA, in memory of her father, Diosdado Macapagal, the ninth Philippine president, who was a native of the province of Pampanga, where the airport is located.
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