The Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) is aiming to award the P14.62-billion operations and maintenance contract of the Laguindingan Airport by the second half of 2015.
Transport Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya has officially announced that Laguindingan Airport is now equipped for night landing operations and that the airport could begin accepting evening flights by end of November. Government officials are currently conducting joint inspection at said airport from November 4 to 6 for safety purposes to rule out system defects before the night landing equipment.
After more than a year of operations, the air traffic controllers at Laguindingan Airport (ICAO: RPMY) have finally transferred to the Control Tower Building last October 21, 2014.
Before the start of the operation of the airport, the town of Laguindingan in Misamis Oriental was just a small agricultural municipality with modest dreams.
At 5:45 PM after sunset on October 23, 2014, PAL Express Flight PR 2526 took off at Laguindingan Airport bound for Manila after a long delay.
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) recently conducted the testing and evaluation of Laguindingan Airport’s newly installed navigational facilities.
Firm completes installation of air navigation facilities at Laguindingan Airport; test night flights set in November
In a news article at Sun Star by Jigger J. Jerusalem (Read LINK), the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) will reportedy conduct the first night flights at Laguindingan Airport next month. This after the SKY-KR Consortium finished the installation of the Air Navigation System and Support Facilities (ANSSF) ahead of the target completion date of November 20.
Megawide Construction and its Bangalore-based partner GMR Infrastructure are set to join the bidding of the $350 million Operation ad Maintenance Project of the Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental as well as five (5) other airport projects in the Philippines.
After successful test run on Laguindingan Airport lighting system, CAAP to check navigation system procedures next
The recent successful test run of Laguindingan Airport’s lighting system, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) will next validate the Performance Based Navigation (PBN) system procedures which will pave the way for night flights as well as airport operations during unfavorable weather conditions.
The runway lights at Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental have been recently illuminated during a test run indicating night flights in the said airport could serve the public soon.
Laguindingan Airport manager Engr. Jose Budiongan is optimistic that the expansion of the airport’s cargo building, terminal, and runway will be implemented next year, 2015.
Opol-Laguindingan Airport Diversion Road, New CDO Western Diversion Road, among new infra projects by DPWH-10
Opol-Laguindingan Airport Diversion Road (38-kilometers), New CDO Western Diversion Road (11.9-km)..these are just a few of new infrastructure projects which will be implemented by the Department of Public Works & Highways in Northern Mindanao.