A. Landmarks and Attractions Near General Santos International Airport Tourist Attractions
This is the city’s newest brewery, café, and restaurant, located 4.8 kilometers from the airport. It is a place to dine, drink and chill with a panoramic view of the city. For the most spectacular view of the city lights, visit at sunset. It offers two spacious floors with a relaxing ambiance.
This spot is for “plantitas”. Various plant species are scattered over the area. You can unwind in their cottages or huddle close to the bonfire. It is located 5.9 kilometers from the airport.
This location is at Diversion Road in General Santos City’s Calatao View Deck. It displays the airport’s sweeping vista. With the runway in the background, you can capture the perfect moments.
Lucy’s Garden Resort is an outdoor semi-inground swimming pool with a filtration system to maintain good sanitation. It is located at Prk. Shuttle, Brgy. San Jose, General Santos City.
Hayahay Hills offer breathtaking views of the sunset and sunrise. Additionally, because it’s close to the airport, one can see the aircraft take off and land. The location is on the hills which is ideal for viewing the road.
Portside Coffeehouse offers great food and a great view. It’s a place to unwind while enjoying the panoramic view of General Santos International Airport, and the majestic view of Mt. Matutum. Landmark
The General Santos International Airport’s welcome arch is its most recognizable landmark. Since General Santos City is known as the “Tuna Capital of the Philippines,” the arch features two tunas.
This is the first landmark of the airport. It is located at the crossing of Filipino-American Friendship Ave. and General Santos City Circumferential Road.
B. Location of General Santos International Airport
General Santos International Airport is an alternate international airport located in the city of General Santos, Philippines serving the greater area of Soccsksargen. It is also known as Tambler Airport and is the largest airport on the island of Mindanao.
C. Available Transportation Accessible to Passengers Around General Santos International Airport
Upon arriving at the airport, you will be greeted by plenty of taxi drivers. They are allowed to enter the airport and take you all around the city.
The green e-jeeps are the only PUJ with franchise inside the airport. The route is from Airport-Uhaw-Robinson-Gensan and vice versa.
D. Contact Numbers for General Santos International Airport
CONTACT NUMBERS General Santos International Airport (083)5009490 Area Center (for Davao International Airport) (082)234-3615
ARRIVAL AREA – Part of an airport that deals with passengers who arrive in General Santos City as their destination.
Entry Point of Arriving Passengers – they will undergo thermal scanner to take temperature measurements from the wrist, thus increasing process efficiency. Baggage Carousel – located inside the arrival area, that delivers check-in luggage to the passengers. Exit Hallway of Arrival Area Outside the Passengers Terminal Building- exit area of the arriving passengers.
PRE-DEPARTURE AREA – Part of an airport that deals with passengers who are leaving General Santos City.
Conducting an inspection of the boarding pass and relevant identification documentation, as needed by standard operating procedures. Upon Entering the Pre-departure area, passengers will undergo additional and/or final security screening and hand-carry baggage check. Passengers must be ready to present their travel documents such as ticket, boarding pass and identification card on the respective airlines’ representative upon boarding. Pre-departure waiting area – this also known as Gates, where the passengers can relax while waiting for their flight schedule. Temporary located in the lobby area of Passengers Terminal Building.
CHECK-IN AREA – An area that sees high passenger traffic. In order to limit queues and crowds, passengers should complete as much of the check-in process as possible before arriving at the airport.
Lobby of Passengers Terminal Area entering Check-In Area Overview of Check-In Area. Airport check-in is the process whereby an airline approves airplane passengers to board an airplane for a flight.
Reserved areas for passengers to check-in are referred to as counter. Passengers can also drop-off their baggage and get their boarding passes at counters. Counters might be separated with queue barriers into sections at busy airports. Passengers should pay attention to the queue barriers while getting in line.
CARGO – Area of an airport, factory, or other place where cargo is stored and put onto or taken out of vehicles
Cebu Pacific Cargo Building – focusing on transportation of cargo/es. Providing competitive, fast, flexible, and straightforward air cargo services to individual shippers and cargo agents locally and overseas Philippine Airlines /PAL Cargo Building – focusing on transportation of cargo/es. Trusted Cargo to provide professional, reliable and efficient cargo services in every destination
PASSENGER TERMINAL BUILDING (PTB) – CHECK-IN AREA
Cebu Pacific Air – Airline Philippine Air Asia – Airline Philippine Airlines – Airline DTI OTOP – Food and Non-Food Souvenir
Cebu Pacific Air Philippine Air Asia Philippine Airlines DTI OTOP
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources XII Fisheries Quarantine Unit Department of Agriculture XII Veterinary Quarantine Services Plant Quarantine Service
Princess TM Kitchenette – Food Services CAAP Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative – Canteen VL Food Products – Food and Non-Food Souvenir Café Leticia – Restaurant
Princess TM Kitchenette CAAP Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative VL Food Products Café Leticia