Bacolod-Silay International Airport (BCD), is an international airport designated by CAAP and is the main airport serving the general area of Negros Occidental in the Philippines designed to be able to handle over one million passengers and around 17,000 tons of cargo each year. Bacolod-Silay International Airport is considered the primary gateway to Negros Island as it replaced the Bacolod City Domestic Airport in 2007 while inheriting its IATA and ICAO airport codes.
Daily serving local flights (soon including international flights), Bacolod-Silay International Airport hastens entry of more tourists, local and foreign, to Silay City, Bacolod City, and the whole provinces of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, thus further pumping the local economy.
Bacolod-Silay International Airport Passenger Terminal is themed as a tropical island. The airport is located fifteen kilometers northeast of Bacolod City on a 181-hectare site in Barangay Bagtic, Silay City.
The Silay-Bacolod International Airport has one primary runway 45 meters (148 ft) wide and 2,000 meters (6,600 ft) long. The runway runs in a direction of 03°/21°, and can currently handle aircraft as large as the Airbus A330.
The airport is equipped with an Instrument Landing System, making it capable of handling night and low-visibility landings.
Who flies to and from Bacolod-Silay International Airport
Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines operated by PAL Express, Tigerair Philippines, and Zestairways (AirAsia).
How to go to and out of Bacolod-Silay International Airport
From Bacolod City, ride a jeepney to Bacolod North Terminal. At the terminal, ride a jeepney bound for Silay or ride a Ceres bus bound for Victorias and tell the driver to drop you off at Silay. In Silay, walk to the tricycle terminal near the (forgot the name) pawnshop at Silay Public Market.
For passengers traveling out of the airport, there are vans and tricycles available outside the airport.
Bacolod-Silay International Airport
Airport Road, Barangay Bagtic
Silay City 6116
Ma. Mecine T. Reyes, OIC