Manila Airport Informational Guide to Ninoy Aquino International Airport - NAIA (MNL) - NON OFFICIAL

NAIA Terminals

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL), also known as NAIA, is the primary gateway to the Philippines.

NAIA is officially the sole airdrome serving Manila area, however, Clark International Airport, located in Clark Freeport Zone, also serves the Philippine capital and handles low-cost airlines due to the lower landing fees compared to NAIA.

Manila Airport has four passenger terminals which operate almost as independent airports:

NAIA Terminal 1

NAIA Terminal 1 or Ninoy Aquino Terminal is in charge of the vast majority of international flights as well as some Philippine Airlines international operations.

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NAIA Terminal 2 - Centennial Terminal

NAIA Terminal 2, also known as Centennial Terminal, is exclusively used by Philippine Airlines or PAL domestic and international services.

It consists of the North Wing, where the international flights are handled, and the South Wing for domestic operations.

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NAIA Terminal 3

NAIA Terminal 3 stands for the newest and largest terminal, intended to host international flights as well as NAIA Terminal 1.

At the time of the update, several international carriers have already transferred to NAIA Terminal 3 to lessen the congestion of NAIA Terminal 1.

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NAIA Terminal 4 - Domestic passenger Terminal

NAIA Terminal 4 is the main domestic gateway to Manila Airport.

It is commonly known as Manila Domestic Passenger Terminal or simply Old Domestic Terminal.

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Inter-Terminal Transportation

Airside Shuttle Buses

NAIA Terminals are connected by free 24-hour airside buses every 15 minutes. Passengers are required to clear immigration and customs prior using the service.

It is needed a flight booking or boarding pass to board them.

Location

To take a bus, please get to the Airside Shuttle Bus Waiting Lounge in your terminal. Just follow the signs "Transfers" or "Terminal Transfer".

Philippine Airlines Airside Shuttle

Also, Philippine Airlines operates an airside shuttle service between NAIA Terminals 2 and 3 to transfer to PAL Express flights.