Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Airport Location

  • 7km (4 miles) from downtown Manila
    12km (7 miles) from Makati City


Qantas Flights

There are four terminals at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

Up to 27 October 2018:

  • Qantas flights QF1-QF399 operates from Terminal 1.
    oneworld carriers Malaysia Airlines and Japan Airlines will operate from Terminal 1.
    oneworld carrier Cathay Pacific operates from Terminal 3.

From 28 October 2018

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

Note: A Passenger Terminal Fee (Airport Tax) of PHP550 is payable on departure for all passengers aged 2 years and over travelling with a ticket issued outside of the Philippines. Collection Counters for this fee are located before Passport Control (Immigration).

Departure Information

Ticket Counter

At Terminal 1 (up to 27 October 2018): Located on Level 4.
At Terminal 3 (from 28 October 2018): Located 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 is located:
Up to 27 October 2018 at Terminal 1 and located on Departures, Level 3.
From October2018 at Terminal 3 and will be located on Departure, Level 2.

Opens 3 hours before departure.

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

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 opens 24 hours before your flight departure and closes 2 hours before international flight departures.

Note: 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.

Arrival Information


Baggage carousels are located in the Arrivals Hall (level 2).

Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage Services is handled by MIASCOR Ground Handling.

A service desk is available on the day beside the carousel.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Transfer between terminals

There are 4 terminals at Manila - Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

Passengers with connecting flights should confirm which terminal their flight will operate out of.

Those with connecting flights within Terminal 3 must proceed to the Transfer Desk, while those transferring to other terminals must clear immigration and custom formalities.

A shuttle bus operates across all terminals, operating at 15 minute intervals. Travel between terminals may take up to an hour, depending on traffic.

Taxis operate between the terminals and travel time is between 20-30 minutes. Fare is approximately PHP150.

Lounge Information

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

Transport Information

Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 45-60 minute drive from Makati City and 30-45 minute drive from Manila.

Parking rates start at PHP35 per hour.

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.

Fares start at PHP12 per person one way.

Train 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.

Fares start at PHP15 per person one way.

Car rentals Visit our cars section to make a booking.
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 is correct as of October 2018.
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.