Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport, also known as Manila International airport (MNL), is 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south of the city.

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Flights

There are four terminals at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport the following operates from terminal 1 and 3:

  • Qantas flights QF1-QF399 operates from Terminal 3
  • oneworld airline Cathay Pacific operates from Terminal 3
  • Jetstar Asia and oneworld airline Malaysia Airlines, Japan Airlines operate from Terminal 1

Departures

Ticketing

Located in Terminal 3 on level 2.  

Limited ticketing facilities are available during days and hours of Qantas operated flights.

Contact the local Qantas office for assistance.

Check-in

Check-in is located in Terminal 3 at Departures Level 2.

Passengers are advised to check-in at least 90 minutes before departure for Economy and 60 minutes before departure for Business.

Check at the Information Desk in the departure lobby or follow the Qantas signs to the check-in counters.

Check-in for Business, Chairmans Lounge, Qantas Club and oneworld Emerald passengers is available at a dedicated counter.

Online check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online check-in is open from 24 hours to two hours before departure for international flights.

For Qantas codeshare flights, customers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas. Ask airport staff for more detail.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrivals

Baggage

Baggage carousels are located in the arrivals hall on level 2. 

Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage services is handled by MIASCOR Ground Handling. A service desk is available beside the carousel.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Transfers

Transfer between terminals

There are 4 terminals at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Check the airlines operating and their respective terminals at Manila airport.

Those with connecting flights within Terminal 1 must proceed to the Transfer Desk and pass through security formalities.

All other passengers transferring to Terminals 2, 3 and 4 must clear with Immigration and Customs.

Taxis operate between the terminals and travel time is 20 to 30 minutes. Fare is approximately PHP200.

Lounges

Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Manila Terminal 1 - Associated Lounge (Manila lounge).

Transport

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Lists the transport options for getting to and from Manila airport.
Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 45-60 minute drive from Makati city and a 30-45minute drive from Manila.
Visit Manila airport for current car parking rates. 
Taxis Fares start at PHP375 to Makati city and PHP345 to Manila.
Buses Operate to Makati city and Manila.  The bus stop is located outside the terminal on the arrivals level.
Visit Manila airport for more information on routes available.
Trains MRT (Metro Rail Transit) and LRT (Light Rail Transit) trains operate from Baclaran to the city. Baclaran is located approximately 5km (3 miles) from the airport terminal.Services operate from 5am to 10pm and depart regularly.
Limousine There is a limousine service counter in the arrivals hall after Customs. Prices start at PHP2,200 to Makati City and Manila.

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Information correct as of October 2018. Times and prices are a guide only.