Mactan (Cebu) International Airport is a major trade center in the south for both domestic and international traffic. Its traffic is continually increasing and is now serving 1,372 commercial flights weekly transporting 24,194 passengers daily. Wide-bodied aircrafts such as A319, A320, A321, A330 B737 and B777 have been introduced in international flights in Mactan and in the domestic trunk routes.
Mactan (Cebu) International Airport reported recently an average of 196 commercial daily aircraft operation (landing and take-offs).
Over the last twenty six (26) years, Mactan (Cebu) International Airport’s passenger traffic increased an annual average of 18% for international while the domestic grew an annual average of 7%. Mactan (Cebu) International Airport is currently served by twenty (20) commercial airlines and one (1) cargo carrier.
There were 71,543 aircrafts (domestic and international) landed and took off for the period January to December 2016, an increase of 15% than the previous year. A total of 8,830,638 domestic and international passengers passed through Mactan Cebu International Airport. This figure is 13% higher compared in 2015. Domestic and international cargo dropped by 21% compared a year ago. Cebu Pacific reported a lesser shipment of mangoes in 2016 which was one cause in the decrease.