Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport Guide to Manila Airport (MNL)

MANILA AIRPORT TERMINALS

Manila airport has 4 Terminals that operate almost as independent airports: NAIA Terminal 1, NAIA Terminal 2, NAIA Terminal 3 and NAIA Terminal 4.

 

Inter-Terminal Transportation

Terminals are connected one each other by a free shuttle bus which runs every 15 minutes 24 hours through Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4. Passengers require to clear immigration and customs prior to use this service.

Though travellers report that the service is not really reliable due to the Manila hectic traffic and have preferred to take a taxi instead. Even so, waiting times for getting a taxi may be larger than an hour.

Also, Philippine Airlines operates an airside shuttle service between Terminals 2 and 3 in order to connect to PAL Express flights. 

 

Terminals

Manila Airport consist of four passenger terminals: Terminal 1, 2, 3 and 4

See below further information about the terminals:

 

Terminal 1

Terminal 1 mainly serves international flights from and to Manila Airport from a huge list of airlines.

These are the major airlines operating from Terminal 1:

Philippine Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
China Southern Airlines
Jetstar Asia
EVA Air
JAL - Japan Airlines
Malaysia Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Xiamen Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Firefly
China Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Korean Air
Alitalia
Jetstar
Asiana Airlines
Saudia
Scoot
Etihad Airways
Thai Airways International
Royal Brunei Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Kuwait Airways
Oman Air
Jeju Air
Air China
Gulf Air
Hong Kong Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Air Niugini
Ethiopian Airlines
Vietnam Airlines - Operates also in other terminals

See more information about Terminal 1

 

Terminal 2 (Centennial Terminal)

Terminal 2, also named as Centennial Terminal, exclusively hosts both domestic and international flights operated by the national flag carrier, Philippine Airlines, PAL Express and other carriers. The terminal consists of the North and the South wings, distributed into two levels.

 

These are the major airlines operating from Terminal 2:

Philippine Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Malaysia Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
All Nippon Airways - ANA - Operates also in other terminals
Turkish Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Royal Brunei Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Bangkok Airways
China Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Xiamen Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Garuda Indonesia
Vietnam Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Air Macau

See more information about Terminal 2

 

Terminal 3

Terminal 3 stands for the newest and largest airport terminal. It is intended to host international flights from and to Manila Airport.

 

These are the major airlines operating from Terminal 3:

Cebu Pacific
Philippines AirAsia - Operates also in other terminals
Cathay Pacific
Cathay Dragon
All Nippon Airways - ANA - Operates also in other terminals
Singapore Airlines
Air New Zealand
Air Canada
Emirates
Qatar Airways
AirAsia - Operates also in other terminals
United Airlines
Air France
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Delta Air Lines
SWISS
Turkish Airlines - Operates also in other terminals
Qantas

See more information about Terminal 3

 

Terminal 4 (Domestic Terminal)

Terminal 4 is the main domestic gateway in Manila Airport. It is commonly known as Manila Domestic Passenger Terminal or simply Old Domestic Terminal, being de facto the oldest airport terminal. Domestic and regional flights are served by the following carriers.

These are the major airlines operating from Terminal 4:

Philippines AirAsia - Operates also in other terminals
Cebgo
Skyjet

See more information about Terminal 4