Francisco B. Reyes Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets and Travel Deals

Located in the Pacific Ocean, the Philippines is a beautiful island country that Canadians love to visit. Not only does the country have amazing scenery and great weather, but it's also a spot where the Canadian dollar stretches far. The largest province in the Philippines is Palawan, home to three large airports. Francisco B. Reyes Airport (USU), formerly known as Busuanga Airport, primarily serves Busuanga Island, Palawan.

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Busuanga Island

The best weather conditions on Busuanga Island generally occur from March to May. This is when the weather is warm, skies are sunny, and there is minimal rainfall. You may get lucky with nice weather if you visit between July and October, but as this is the island's wet season, rain is more likely.

November and December are two other popular months to visit Busuanga Island, especially amongst Canadians looking to escape the cold and snow at home. January and February are decent too, but night-time temperatures can be chilly. If you're having a hard time choosing vacation dates, let Skyscanner decide for you! Using Skyscanner's cheapest month search feature, discover which month offers the cheapest airfare to Busuanga Island.

Airlines that Fly to Francisco B. Reyes Airport

Four airlines currently serve Francisco B. Reyes Airport:

Currently, all four airlines only offer flight routes to and from domestic locations. When flying from Canada to Busuanga Island, your route will likely have a stop at the Philippine's busiest airport, Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport (MNL).

Arriving at Francisco B. Reyes Airport

Francisco B. Reyes Airport is a small, one-terminal facility located in a fairly central spot on Busuanga Island. Though most planes which fly to USU are fairly small, security checks and baggage claim can take a while upon arrival. Outside of the terminal, there are always vans waiting to transport passengers. Coron is the nearest town and is the most common destination. A van ride to Coron will take about half an hour and cost about $5 CAD. If you're light on luggage, you can also take a bus or a jeepney into town, both of which can get quite crowded.

Francisco B. Reyes Airport Facilities

There are a very limited number of passenger amenities available at Francisco B. Reyes Airport. Before security, there is no bathroom, ATM, or refreshments, so come prepared in case check-in takes a long time for your flight home. There is also a terminal fee of 100 PHP (equal to a couple dollars CAD) which must be paid in cash when flying out of USU. After security, small refreshments can be purchased. The waiting area has plenty of chairs and large windows to let in the Philippine sunshine.

What to See and Do in Busuanga Island

One of the most popular tourist activities on Busuanga Island is wreck diving. There are half a dozen of dive centres around the island where guides will take you underwater to see the wrecks of World War II ships. You will also see different fish species and aquatic plants. Another popular tourist activity is relaxing in the Maquinit hot spring, a series of hot spring pools located about 25 minutes from Coron. Tourists often plan to spend an entire evening there, enjoying the hot water and snacks and drinks from the on-site refreshment shop.

Airports near Busuanga:

 Who flies to Busuanga

 Airport Contact Details

Busuanga Airport

Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

 Location Details

Longitude:120° 10' 0'' E
Latitude:12° 6' 0'' N

 Airport Location

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