Coron Airport is officially named Francisco B. Reyes Airport (USU) after a former mayor of Coron. The airport was also formerly known as Busuanga Airport. An airport of many names, but commonly known as Coron Airport. It is a minor domestic airport operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines. You’ll find it in the centre of Busuanga Island, around 40 minutes away from Coron Town.
Coron - Francisco B. Reyes Airport Highlights
Francisco B. Reyes Airport has a touch of the tropical about it. Surrounded by fields and jungle, only propeller planes can land here due to the short length of the runway. Forget jet bridges and baggage carousels here, luggage is handled by hand and it’s a walk down steps onto the runway at this airport.
It is a rather small airport, featuring a 1,750 sq m terminal building without air conditioning. Basic facilities and services are available, including a few coffee shops, restaurants, and souvenirs shops. If you’re on a budget, it’s best to eat something beforehand at one of the small eateries located outside the airport.
Coron - Francisco B. Reyes Airport Transfer
Transfer services to Coron town proper and hotels along the coast are available by minivan and cost PHP 150 per person. The vans wait across from the arrivals area, ask one of the drivers for the van going to your specific area/hotel. Note that you will either have to wait for the van to fill with passengers before departing or you can hire the entire van for PHP 1,500.
- Location: Coron Island, 5316 Palawan, Philippines
- Tel: +63 48 723 2886