The Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport also known also known as the Tacloban Airport in Tacloban City underwent a temporary runway closure Wednesday afternoon, airport authorities said.
In a notice to airmen (NOTAM) on the closure, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), normal operations will resume on Thursday (Aug 6), 5:00 pm.
CAAP further said that the closure was due to the need for immediate repairs in the asphalted landing roll portion of the airport’s runway.
Tacloban airport’s closure has meanwhile affected a number of flights, mostly from low-cost airlines.
However, authority assured that airline companies will properly accommodate affected passengers and inform them of their next available flights.