New Bohol Airport ProjectAirport Layout PlanPerimeter Fencing and Entry/Exit during ConstructionConcept of Eco-Airport
After more than 20 years of planning and pushing for the project, the new Bohol airport in Panglao Island will finally materialize. On March 27th 2013, the Government of the Republic of the Philippines signed a Japanese ODA loan agreement for the project with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The project scost is P7.1B. The new Bohol Airport will replace the existing Tagbilaran Airport to respond to its rapid increase of the air traffic.
Considering that the location of the new airport in Panglao Island is surrounded by beautiful marine areas, the project will pay special attention to environmental protection. Under the concept of “an eco-airport”, the project will construct an environmentally friendly airport using advanced Japanese technology, including a solar power generation system and geo-textile sheets in the soaking yard to prevent airport drainage water from polluting the surrounding environment during construction.Along with the construction of the airport, technical assistance will be conducted by JICA to the Bohol Provincial Government for environment protection to avoid negative impacts caused by the increase tourist arrivals.