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Operaror: Air Transportation Office (Secondary Airport  or Minor Commercial Domestic Airport) – (In 2008 – Pax 25,423, Cargo 310 MT, Movement 716). Basco Airport does receive international flight even if its not a classified International Airport. - Magnetic Variation 002˚ W (01/06) – PCN 024FBYT - NO ILS – Airport of entry – Runway 06 (Heading 055.0 – Runway 24 (Heading 235.0) Take off distance increased to 1,341 m (overrun asphalt pad 91m). Airport of entry for international clearance. Operating hours: 2200 – 0600Z –

Caution mountain on proximity approach runway 24. RESTRICTION: LANDING ON RWY 06 AND TAKE OFF ON RWY 24.

Communications: TWR 123.5 / 5062.5 / 3608 / 5447.5 / 3834 – RDO 122.0 / 5062.5 / 3608. Navaid: Type NDB, ID BS, Name BASCO, Freq 276, coordinates Lat 20˚ 27’ 05.33” N – Long 121˚ 58’ 29.30” E at field.

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Airport Details

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Country

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Philippines – UTC + 8

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Latitude

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20.45132

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Province / District

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Longitude

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Airport Name

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Elevation (ft)

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IATA & ICAO codes

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Surface

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Town or City (closest)

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Runway Condition

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NGO / UN (on ground)

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Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)

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Runway Dimension

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1,250 m 30 m

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Ground Handling (Yes / No)

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Refueling Capacity

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Runway Lighting (Yes / No)

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Runway Heading

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Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)

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Air Traffic Control (Yes / No)

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Windsock (Yes / No)

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Weather Information (Yes / No)

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Aircraft Parking space (Yes / No)

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Navigation Aids (Yes / No)

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Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)

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Airport Overview

The Basco Airport (Filipino: Paliparan ng Basco, Ilocano: Pagtayaban ti Basco) (IATA: BSO, ICAO: RPUO) is an airport serving the province of Batanes in the Philippines. It is located in the provincial capital, Basco, and is one of two airports in the Batanes Islands, the other being Itbayat Airport.

The airport is classified as a Class 2 principal (minor domestic) airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Philippines

Province or District

Batanes

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport

Basco

Airport’s Complete Name

Basco Airport

Latitude

20.4512997

Longitude

121.9800034

Elevation (ft and m)

291 ft / 89 m

IATA Code

BSO

ICAO Code

RPUO

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP)

Management Contact Person

Louie Asantor

Officer-in-Charge, CAAP

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

None

Airlines

Destinations

AirSWIFT

Manila

Cebgo

Manila

Northsky Air

Itbayat, Tuguegarao

PAL Express

Clark, Manila

Platinum Skies

Vigan

Royal Air Philippines

Charter: Clark

SkyJet

Manila

Sky Pasada

Tuguegarao


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Runway

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

1164 x 30 m

Runway Orientation

 06/24

Runway Surface

Hard

Runway Condition

Asphalt

Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

Yes

Runway Lighting

Yes

Refueling Capacity

No

Ground Handling Services

Yes

Air Traffic Control

Yes

Fire Fighting Equipment

Yes

Weather Information

Yes

Aircraft Parking Space

Yes

Navigation Aids

Yes

Perimeter Fencing

Yes

Windsock

Yes



Fuel Services Charges

Basco Airport has no fuel servicing capacity.

Royalties / Non Objection Fees (NOFs)

N/A