Media Advisory
3 December 2023

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) reports that there are no damages
observed at the airports it operates in Mindanao following the magnitude 7.4 earthquake that
jolted Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, on Saturday, 2 December.
An initial report from CAAP Area 12 Manager Evangeline Daba said that only minor damages
were incurred at the following airports:

  1. Butuan Airport
  2. Surigao Airport
  3. Siargao Airport
  4. Tandag Airport
  5. Bislig Airport

Meanwhile, CAAP Area 11 Manager Rex A. Obcena said that except for a few wall tiles that fell
off in the international arrival elevator area, Davao International Airport (DIA) facilities did not
incur damage. Passengers and duty personnel are also all safe and sound.

The airports under Area 11 include:

  1. The airports under Area 11 include:
  2. Francisco Bangoy International Airport/Davao International Airport
  3. General Santos International Airport
  4. Cotabato Airport
  5. Allah Valley Airport
  6. Mati Airport

The Quick Response Teams of all other airports in Mindanao are continuously conducting
runway and passenger terminal building inspections to ensure that possible damages are
located and repaired accordingly.
Flight operations on both Area 11 and 12 airports are currently in normal status.