Citing air commuters’ safety, the Cagayan de Oro Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation Inc. (Oro Chamber) is strongly opposing the much-delayed yet much-anticipated opening of the P7.853-billion ($167.09-million) international standard Laguindingan Airport.

During the meeting of the Regional Development Council (RDC) in Northern Mindanao last Oct. 24, 2012, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) reported that it is planning for a soft commercial opening of the airport this month using Virtual Flight Rule (VFR). The reason for the “soft opening” is because the airport’s Air Navigational  System and Support Facilities (ANSSF), specifically the electronic instrument landing system (EILS), has yet to be installed.

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See below Orochamber Resolution. Source: Business Week Mindanao

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