Laguindingan International Airport (CDO Airport) is positioned at Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental, an hour away from Cagayan de Oro City and roughly 30-45 minutes away from Iligan Metropolis. Laguindingan is the gateway to many tourist spots in Mindanao. Going north, you possibly can experience adventures like white water rafting at Cagayan de Oro City, longest twin zipline and dropzone at Bukidnon and take pleasure in vacationer spots in Camiguin like sunken cemetery and springs. Going south, you possibly can expertise the nature at Ma. Cristina Falls in Iligan Metropolis and be immersed in Mindanao Culture with folks of Lanao del Norte and Zamboanga.
When you shouldn’t have a personal vehicle, shuttles and taxi cabs are a good deal.
From the airport:
The airport opened in 2019, making people extra involved on the transportation but it’s a very good thing that the management has set up an excellent system for the outgoing and incoming passengers. Transportation isn’t an issue upon going exterior the airport because different transportation options are readily available at the exit. When you shouldn’t have a personal vehicle, shuttles and taxi cabs are a good deal. Shuttles provide a typical fee of 199PhP to Cagayan de Oro City but student and senior citizen discounts additionally apply. Just current a legitimate ID to the teller to avail of the 20% discount.
Among the many shuttle companies accessible, I personally like Magnum Specific. Magnum Specific’ automobile is a mini bus with four seats per row (2 on the right, 2 on the left), in contrast to different shuttles, which use vans. Magnum Categorical like different shuttles could drop you off at any level along the freeway however it is specific drop-off points are Centrio Ayala Mall, Limketkai Mall, and Agora Bus Terminal (terminal to Butuan, Bukidnon, Davao, Lanao del Sur, GenSan, Cotabato).
There are additionally shuttles which journey as far as Bukidnon, like Tremendous 5, Alavoai, Lord’s Transport, and Jhalyn and a few even supply door-to-door services, like Jhalyn which also accepts bank card funds. There are additionally companies which have rent-a-automobile services and tour packages.
Shuttle companies at the airport exit
For passengers going south, chances are you’ll trip a shuttle to Cagayan de Oro City and ask the driver to drop you off at Bulua terminal where you possibly can experience a bus directly to Iligan City, Lanao del Norte and Zamboanga but if you do not need to journey an extra hour by going to CDO first, it’s possible you’ll journey a shuttle on the airport on to Iligan City and from there, you experience a bus to any destination going south.
You may be suprised by quite a few barkers inviting you to experience on their shuttle and promoting their companies, who may very well be annoying for first timers, so it is better if you have already got a shuttle of alternative earlier than going out the airport exit.
Lately, Laguindingan Aiport has opened its evening flights, extending shuttle operations up to 8pm. Aside from shuttles, there are also airport accredited taxis (Alphat Taxi) with a meter flagdown of 70PhP. Some unaccredited taxis offer fastened cost of 250-300PhP to Cagayan de Oro Metropolis and in case you are lucky sufficient, you can get one for 199PhP only.
To the Airport:
Going to the airport, totally different shuttles and taxis are readily obtainable in town. In Agora Terminal, there are some shuttles that may straight convey you to the airport. However, some shuttles await enough variety of passengers before departing.
One shuttle company, Magnum Specific, has a terminal/ticketing middle at Limketkai Mall beside Island Souvenir shop. The waiting space could be very comfy as it has good airconditioning with out there snacks inside. They operate each hour from 3AM and they make sure that that there’s an available shuttle for each departure and arrival time in the airport. Magnum Express also implements a strict system as a result of they set boarding and departure time regardless of the number of passengers.
Taxis are additionally obtainable going to the airport but some ask for extra charge or a fixed value since they have a tough time choosing up passengers at the airport as a result of there are airport-accredited taxis.
For personal automobiles, the airport cost a parking payment of 20PhP. For in a single day parking, a 150PhP charge is charged per evening.
Additional Companies on the Airport:
Airline places of work close to the departure space
Near the entrance of the departure space are ticketing centers of airways (Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Air Asia) where you possibly can print, purchase and rebook your ticket and ask your flight-associated considerations.
Inside the airport, there are food shops accessible to fill your tummies while ready for your flight. Kenny Rogers and Seattle’s Best are situated at 2nd floor at the waiting space. There can also be a souvenir shop at the appropriate facet where you can buy different merchandise from Mindanao. If airport food price does not fit your price range, there are food stalls outdoors the airport with a wide range of food from meals to snacks, for as little as 20PhP.
For travellers who want emergency photocopying services, sadly it’s not out there in the airport. Nevertheless, a few meters from the airport, at the freeway-airport highway junction there is a photocopying middle. It is landmark is the big billboard earlier than turning right to the airport highway. It is definitely a far walking distance from the airport however one may attain it by riding a passenger bike. You possibly can just ask the safety guards the place you can experience one.