Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our General Santos Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
GES Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at General Santos City Airport.
What to Expect
Unfortunately, not a lot is known about General Santos Airport (code: GES) beyond having limited services.
Where to Sleep
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. If you’ve visited this airport recently, write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021. To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.
In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
If sleeping in General Santos Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Phela Grande Hotel – (25 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- Columbus Plaza Hotel – (25 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available ($). » Check Rates
- Avior Hotel – (28 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle. » Check Rates
To see more options there is a list of hotels near General Santos Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
If you are a First or Business Class traveller you may have access to the lounges listed below. For more information, check the airline’s website.
- PAL Mabuhay Lounge – Location: Main Terminal, Airside.
As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Duty Free & Shopping – Specialty shops are available throughout the airport.
Food & Drinks – An air-conditioned restaurant is available on the 2nd floor.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Not available.
While it appears that this airport closes at night, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation at the time of this update. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide and we will update this airport guide.
General Santos City airport is served by the following airlines: Cebu Pacific • Philippine Airlines • PAL Express.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.
Last updated: 2021-10-20
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or write a review.