Sleeping in Airports

Puerto Princesa City Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Puerto Princesa 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.

When the airport opens at 4am, you can enter the complex, but can’t enter the actual building until 4:30am – a traveller

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 Puerto Princesa City Airport.

What to Expect

The small terminal at Puerto Princesa City Airport opened in 2017 and serves domestic flights and a few international destinations. There are shops and eateries, but we don’t have additional details. We are unable to confirm if WiFi is available.

Where to Sleep

Based on traveller reviews, it seems that this airport closes nightly, but a small restaurant across the street may stay open overnight. Have a backup plan if you’re staying overnight. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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.

  •  Philippine Airlines Lounge – Lounge Access: PhilAir elite frequent flyers and business/first class customers.
  • PAGSS Lounge – Lounge Access:  Any traveller, regardless of airline or class of service, can pay to access the lounge.  Rate: 450 pesos or $10 USD.

If sleeping in Puerto Princesa Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Pagdayon Traveler’s Inn– (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Casa Linda Inn & Restaurant– (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Empire Suites Hotel – (3 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport transfers (must be pre-booked). » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Puerto Princesa Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

A reader mentioned that free WiFi is available. We have not been able to independently verify this and we are not sure if this applies to all areas of the airport. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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 – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

The airport closes at night.  We don’t have the exact hours, but it probably closes after the last flight.  In December 2018, a reviewer let us know the airport was closed when they showed up at 1:30AM and did not open until 4:00AM.

As of February 2019, Puerto Princesa City airport is served by the following airlines: Air Juan • AirSWIFT • Cebu Pacific • Eastar Jet • Philippine Airlines • Royal Air.


Motor-tricycles are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Last updated: 2019-07-23

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.