Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport (IATA: TAC, ICAO: RPVA), also known as Tacloban Domestic Airport, is an airport in Tacloban City, Leyte. It is the primary gateway to the Eastern Visayas Region in the Philippines.
Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport was originally constructed as an airstrip for the U.S. air forces during World War II. Back then, it was called as San Jose Airstrip (after the village it is located in).
Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport is classified as a trunkline airport or a Class 1 principal (major commercial domestic) airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), the agency responsible for the operations of all the airports in the Philippines excluding the major international airports. It is named after Daniel Z. Romualdez, a representative from Leyte who served as a speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines from 1957 to 1962. He was the uncle of Imelda Romualdez Marcos, the wife former president Ferdinand E. Marcos.
Airlines and destinations
|Cebu Pacific||Cebu, Iloilo, Manila|
operated by PAL Express
As of 2011, Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport is ranked among the top 10 busiest airports in the Philippines by passenger volume out of the 25 major airports in the country with over 1,000,000 passengers.
Access to the airport is served by the jeepney services on the Downtown-San Jose-Airport route, from Marasbaras route, and the service from nearby Palo. Fare as of July 20, 2013 is Php 13.