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which airport is best to fly into Caticlan or Kalibo

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which airport is best to fly into Caticlan or Kalibo

I have been told one of the airports is more direct when going to Boracay.

Could someone please explain the difference routes from each airport.

Many thanks

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1. Re: which airport is best to fly into Caticlan or Kalibo

Caticlan is literally a short boat ride away from Boracay and so its the nearest. However it is literally a small strip of tarmac and therefore is prone to flights being cancelled if bad weather + the planes that fly are smaller than standard hence more susceptible to canx due to bad windy wet weather. And luggage allowance is very strict i recall 10-15kg per passenger, they even ask you to stand on the weighing machine to allocate seat so that weight is equally distributed on the plane!

Kaliboo is an international airport hence larger planes land there and more luggage allowance 20kg. But its about 1.5hr drive from the port/dock area from where you catch the boat to get to Boracay.

Hope this clarifies things.

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2. Re: which airport is best to fly into Caticlan or Kalibo

The fares are generally much cheaper via Kalibo as well. I have found fares getting to Caticlan can be purchased on a promo but no so much on the return leg.Generally we arrive at Caticlan and leave via Kalibo. Its a nice scenic drive.

We use South West for the transfer who have nice comfortable buses.

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3. Re: which airport is best to fly into Caticlan or Kalibo

thanks for some great info

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4. Re: which airport is best to fly into Caticlan or Kalibo

Appreciate the information too. Thanks

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6. Re: which airport is best to fly into Caticlan or Kalibo

Kalbo baggage limit is 7 kilo for carry on.

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7. Re: which airport is best to fly into Caticlan or Kalibo

At any given day, Caticlan will be the preferred airport but it has baggage limitation and a short runway.

This means that they have to use propeller planes and they are more prone to bad weather.

Kalibo is just the opposite.

Further away from Boracay, has a long run way that can accommodet jet planes and have more baggage allowance.

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