Taken aboard an aircraft on its descent to Cagayan de Oro’s Lumbia Airport at around 8:55pm, June 1, 2013. Please bear with us on the quality of the pictures.

First photo shows some lights along the coast of Macajalar Bay, probably near Tagoloan. A ship is seen at the bottom of the photo.

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Next image shows Bugo area (near left) probably Del Monte cannery and the stretch from Bugo towards Gusa area.

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As the plane makes its final descent, the Cagayan de Oro port and Macabalan-Puntod area emerges with the mouth of the Cagayan de Oro River just below it.

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Next image shows the brightened CDO 3rd Bridge (Puntod-Kauswagan) and Kauswagan area. Note the bright lights in the horizon along CM Recto Avenue.

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The plane continues to fly across the city’s center. This time showing much of Kauswagan (foreground) and Lapasan area (background).

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The brightened CM Recto Avenue is now very much visible at the right section of the photo below.

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The plane prepares to approach the runway and the image now shows the neon lights dominate the city’s major roadways.

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Photo below shows the whole stretch of CM Recto Avenue including Maharlika Bridge at the center. You can notice Pelaez Sports Complex (lighted green portion) at right.

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The city proper is now shown with Divisoria at right.

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A sudden shaking caused this picture to be blurred as the plane passes the city center.

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The two bridges (Ysalina) and Kagay-an are now clearly visible. Masterson Avenue and Carmen Flyover is also shown.

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The plane is now in the uptown area. In the background are the city proper (left) and Nazareth and Macasandig areas (right).

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The residential suburbs of Macanhan, Nazareth and Macasandig are featured in this pic. The plane’s speed has now affected the picture.

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Another photo of Macanhan (foreground) and Macasandig (background).

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And finally, the final approach towards the runway and now hovering Pueblo de Oro with junction of Masterson Avenue and Macapagal Drive shown below. This is just beside SM City.

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Cagayan de Oro indeed is a well-lighted city at night.

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